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Tollgate Primary
a campus of the
Bury St Edmunds All-Through Trust

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Tollgate Primary Campus

Tollgate School is situated in pleasant, spacious grounds. Our pupils are drawn from the immediately surrounding areas of town, but also from the Barton Hill district and the Fornham villages.

Our 2017 Ofsted graded Tollgate as ‘Good’ and where “pupils enjoy going to school” and “feel happy and well looked after.” Parents reported to Ofsted that they “are delighted about the work of the school” and Ofsted found that “Teaching is effective and good practice is shared across the school.”

Ofsted were also clear about the value of Tollgate being in the All-Through Trust. They said “through the Bury St Edmunds All-Through Trust, leaders ensure that the curriculum is exciting, rich and balanced” and “[the Trust] is invaluable as it increases leaders’ capacity to sustain improvement”.

You can read the full Ofsted report by clicking the image on the left.

Going All-Through
This is a time of great change in education nationally. While other schools locally are adjusting to their recent move to a two-tier system, our schools are already established and very confident with the forward looking All-Through system. As a result, all the schools in our Trust are able to focus solely on our core mission of helping every pupil to reach his or her potential by providing a seamless education from 4-19.

Any child in Year 4 who is not already in our system can choose to move into the All-Through Trust. Indeed, parents with children of all ages are very welcome to attend one of our open events and/or to have an individual tour. To find out what you need to do and how to get an application form visit the admissions page.

If you would like any of the information on this web site in printed form please contact us. We make no charge for this.

Events

Thu 23 Nov 2017 - 17:00 to 18:00
Town Christmas Fayre Lantern Parade

Fri 24 Nov 2017 - 14:00 to 15:00
Choir Performance at Christmas Fayre

Wed 29 Nov 2017 - 13:30 to 14:30
Nursery Starters Transition Session (Parents are welcome to stay)

Thu 30 Nov 2017 - 13:15 to 15:15
Realise Futures Christmas Workshop - Reception and KS1

Mon 4 Dec 2017
Year 4 Evacuee Day

Tue 5 Dec 2017 - 09:00 to 11:00
Nursery Starters Transition Session

Thu 7 Dec 2017 - 14:30 to 15:00
Early Years' Performance

Fri 8 Dec 2017 - 09:30 to 10:00
Early Years' Performance

Tue 12 Dec 2017 - 09:30 to 10:30
Pantomime

Tue 12 Dec 2017 - 14:30 to 15:00
KS1 Performance

Wed 13 Dec 2017 - 09:30 to 10:00
KS1 Performance

Thu 14 Dec 2017
Christmas Dinner

Thu 14 Dec 2017 - 18:00 to 18:30
KS2 Performance

Fri 15 Dec 2017 - 12:30 to 15:30
Nursery Starters Transition Session

Fri 15 Dec 2017 - 14:00 to 14:30
KS2 Performance

Mon 18 Dec 2017 - 14:30 to 15:30
Christmas Fayre

Tue 19 Dec 2017
Last Day of Autumn Term

Wed 20 Dec 2017 to Tue 2 Jan 2018
Christmas Holidays - School closed to all pupils

Wed 3 Jan 2018
PD Day - School closed to all pupils

Thu 4 Jan 2018
Start of Spring Term - all pupils return to school

Mon 15 Jan 2018
Middle School Place Applications Deadline

Mon 15 Jan 2018
Primary School Place Applications Deadline

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Outdoor Learning DayOutdoor Learning Day

We took part in National Outdoor Classroom Day. Some classes took their everyday learning outside, whilst others did forest school activities. We had a maths lesson about co-ordinates in the playground, potion making in the forest school area and map making on the field. We all had a fantastic day and enjoyed getting outside. Thank you Mrs Quittenton for arranging it.

Year 4 Physics AfternoonYear 4 Physics Afternoon

Year 4 enjoyed an afternoon of physics led by the County Upper STEM Ambassadors. There were 8 activities and the children had a chance to complete each one. The children were really engaged and enthusiastic about the opportunities. The STEM Ambassadors were fantastic. It was a great afternoon of collaboration between two phases of the All-Through Trust.

Fire! Fire!Fire! Fire!

This term, Year Two have been learning about The Great Fire of London. As part of their topic, the local fire brigade came into school and talked to the children about their job. The children learnt about the uniform and the fire engine. Teachers had to race against one another to put on all the uniform. The children all got to use the hose and try to squirt footballs off the cones. Thank you for coming!

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