Welcome to Appleton C of E Primary School

Appleton CE Primary School is a happy and welcoming school community where every child is encouraged to follow Jesus’ example of love and care and to work hard to be the best they can be for themselves and the good of others. Our Christian values underpin all the work we do as we encourage every child to show kindness, respect and responsibility.

Our passionate and creative staff never stop looking for ways to build and deepen the experiences that we offer our children throughout our broad and balanced curriculum, to enhance all aspects of the children’s academic, social and spiritual living and learning. This ensures that children can foster a passion for learning and curiosity that will help to develop high aspirations and a lifetime of memories. Our vision of “building wisely for life” permeates throughout the school. This is supported by our growth-mindset approach, which encourages and develops effective behaviours for learning, such as resilience and empathy.

We pride ourselves in our strong community links with St Laurence’s Church in Appleton, the local parish community and beyond. We also have close working relationships with our families. We recognise the importance of every parent, family member and carer as an active partner in their child’s education and cherish their interest and support.

I hope that this website will give you as much information as possible about our school and the many activities that our children enjoy through our unique curriculum and extra-curricular opportunities. It will grow over time as we add more information, but visiting our website can never replace the first-hand experience of coming to visit us. We look forward to welcoming you to Appleton C of E Primary School soon.





Please click here to read a letter from our OFSTED inspector about our most recent inspection (13th February 2019).

Please click here to read a letter from Mrs Carnell about our recent inspection.


Please note, copies of the documents on this website can be made available from the school office.

APPLY NOW! We have spaces available in our wonderful foundation stage class for September 2018, as well as in some spaces in other year groups. Please contact the school office to discuss your requirements and find out how to apply. Details of our admission arrangements can be found here.