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             Friday Flyer 7th May 2021







Welcome to Amberley C of E Primary School    



If so, we hope you will consider Amberley Primary School.

We are a small, home-from-home school with a family ethos where every child feels valued and safe. 

We offer a broad and balanced curriculum in small, mixed classes, making the best possible use of our lovely grounds and amazing locality.

We would usually be holding Open Days to enable you to see the school at work, but due to increased Covid restrictions, we are unable to do so at present.

However, you are still very welcome to come for a tour of the school and to meet our Head of School, Mr Armitage.  He will be happy to answer any questions you may have, either during your visit, or by telephone or Zoom at another time.

Please call 01798 831612 to make an appointment, and we look forward

to meeting you soon.



School Re-Opening Notice to Parents/Carers

26th February 2021

Dear Parents,

As you will no doubt be aware from the latest news announcements, the government has said that all school children will be back in school from Monday, 8th March.

We, as a School, are very much looking forward to having everybody back on the 8th March. 

School attendance will be mandatory for all pupils from this time.  However, if you feel that your child may need a gentler, phased return back to school this is something that we can arrange with you.  

Please email me in the first instance at: and we can plan a way forward together. 

Please click HERE for initial school re-opening details.


Click here for School Re-opening Plan 8.3.21 (letter to parents 1.3.21)


Please click here for details about what to do if you or your child have suspected symptoms of COVID-19


You can read our latest COVID-19 risk assessment here


Please click here for Public Health England's COVID-19 Information Leaflet for Parents


Click here for our COVID-19 Risk Assessment for Visitors


Click here for OUR COVID-19 Interim Teaching & Learning Policy


Click here for DFE catch-up funding information


Click here for Covid-19 Catch-Up Premium Statement


Click here for Remote Education Information for Parents


Click here for our Remote Learning Policy


Click here for our Covid-19 Safeguarding Policy Annex



Pupils’ are extremely well mannered and respectful to staff and to one another. Their considerate attitudes are a key feature of the positive ethos that permeates through different times of the school day. (OFSTED 2018).

Amberley School is set in beautiful surroundings close to the South Downs, near to Storrington.

We are a very small school and as such we know that all our staff have a very personal knowledge of every child and there is a real family atmosphere in the school.  We ensure that, whatever a child's abilities, our teaching is tailored to ensure that they advance and grow. We understand the importance of every day in each child's life and we believe that all our children have the right to the best possible learning experiences during their time with us. This is done through a range of academic and extra curricular activities such as Forest Schools, sports and creative activities.

We are a ‘Voluntary Controlled’ School which means that the Church of England maintains an active interest in the school whilst giving overall control to the Local Authority.  Amberley School has a high reputation for its caring, inclusive family ethos based on Christian values.  The Governors are all fully involved in the school’s life and we are also continually grateful for the wonderful help given to us by the parents and the wider community.

If you are looking for a school that has care and concern for children as individuals together with a strong family ethos, please do not hesitate to get in touch and arrange a visit.  We look forward to seeing you.

We hope you will find the information contained in this website both helpful and interesting, giving you clear insight into school life. 

Our Vision and Goals

     Forest Schools

Educational success through love, care and attention. The Governors and staff in conjunction

with St James School have defined the ongoing vision for the schools.

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