Headteacher's Welcome
  • Thank you for showing an interest in our school.  We hope the information on our website will give you a clear picture of our school and its ethos.

    All the Staff and Governors at William Read Primary School are committed to providing high quality education for all children.  The education and care of the children at our school is based on high expectations and we continually work to raise standards.  Our Core Values are reflected in our School Vision. 

    Our vision is to build foundations for every child to fulfil their potential in life. 

    Our mission therefore is to create an inclusive environment encouraging forward thinking, determined, successful pupils, who will draw inspiration from each other.

    Pupils will develop lifelong skills to use in an ever changing world and understand that working together in an honest and respectful partnership is the way forward.

    The individual child is important to us and we aim for each child to reach their full potential through a broad, exciting, challenging and skills based curriculum.  Our curriculum enables our children to develop academically and creatively, enabling all learners to acquire key skills and knowledge that will equip them for life.  We are proud of the behaviour of our children and constantly receive positive feedback from members of the community.

    We have achieved a number of awards such as Healthy Schools, Active Mark, Primary Science Quality Mark, Sing Up Silver, Eco-Schools and Living the Olympic & Paralympic Values.

    We are a friendly school and welcome the views of all stakeholders.  We have an active Parent Council who meet regularly and PTA.  My staff and I are willing to discuss any aspect of your child’s development so please feel free to make an appointment through the school office.

    I provide a newsletter every week for parents and pupils giving parents an update of what is happening in the school, diary dates, celebrating the achievements of our pupils and messages to pupils of what I have seen them working on in their classes.

    I have every confidence that William Read will continue to go from strength to strength through working together. 

    Jacqui Gosnold

    Headteacher

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Our vision is to build
foundations for every
child to fulfil their
potential
in life

"If we believe, we will achieve."

  • Well done to our netball team who have won the Canvey League.
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  • Well done to our netball team who played against St. Katherine's Primary School yesterday. Final score 9-3 to William Read.
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  • Well done to our pupils who performed in the Primary Dance Festival. You were brilliant.
    Friday 23rd January 2015 • ReplyRetweetFavourite
  • Thank you to all pupils, parents, carers and staff who raised an amazing £375.00 for Children in Need.
    Wednesday 19th November 2014 • ReplyRetweetFavourite
  • Well done to our netball team who won the first match of this season 16-0 against Northwick Primary School.
    Friday 24th October 2014 • ReplyRetweetFavourite
Latest News
  • Our newsletter for 21st July 2017 is now available for you to view under News and Events.

  • We encourage our pupils to read regularly through our Accelerated Reading program.

  • Pupils in Year 4 & Year 5 have started their Assertive Mentoring Sessions.

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