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Love of Learning Our values are brought to life within our curriculum and daily lives through our Love of Learning; our Faith; our Respect and our Partnerships. We are a school with Christian values

Welcome to Brent Knoll

I am pleased to welcome you to Brent Knoll Primary School. The school has been on this site in the village since 1861, though much has changed a lot since those early days; we currently have 135 children based within five classes.

In April 2019, the school joined the Wessex Learning Trust (WLT) as an academy. WLT is a group of schools based largely in the Cheddar Valley, which includes Hugh Sexey Middle School and Kings of Wessex Academy. As a primary, however, where children remain until Year 6, we continue to work closely with the King Alfred Academy (TKASA) secondary school in Burnham on Sea, where the majority of our children choose to go in Year 7. We also maintain close links with the other primaries in Highbridge and Burnham. In essence, we are fortunate in being able to work within two communities of schools.

I know it is always nice to visit a school and these visits are now available following the lifting of Covid restrictions, though the video link below can be watched to give you a flavour of what we have to offerr and of who we are and what we can offer. Click on the link to watch: https://spark.adobe.com/video/WUbxpwRtdaHDP

Since January 2021, we have had our own pre-school on site. This part of the school welcomes children from the age of 2 upward and occupies a lovely bright, new room which faces directly onto the school field and the neighbouring countryside. The highly skilled dedicated pre-school staff are always happy to show new families around.

If you are looking for a school where you can ‘shine your light’, please do come and visit. Our most recent Ofsted report may be located using the link at the top of this page. Our newsletters, also give a good flavour of what we do.

Chris Burman, Head teacher  

Why us?

Our Mission: We are a Church School and through our distinct Christian values we enrich the lives of our children and create a true ‘feeling of belonging’ for all our community.

Our values are brought to life through our Love of Learning; our Faith; our Respect and our Partnerships.

Letters and Newsletters

School News

Key Stage 1 Nativity

Years one and two are performing their Nativity play on Wednesday 7th December. It will be performed on the school playground at 3.30pm. Please bring your own folding chair and blanket to keep warm. The children have been practicing and are really excited about performing.

Circus Visit

You may well know that the children are rewarded in class with tokens in recognition of a ‘love of learning’, ‘faith’, ‘partnership’ and ‘respect’. When the whole school has worked hard to fill a large jar with tokens, we then give everyone a reward. This term, the children have worked […]

Pre School and Unicorn Nativity

Our youngest children in pre-school and Unicorn class will be performing their Nativity on Wednesday 14th December beginning at 10.30am in the Brent Knoll Parish Hall.

Latest Events

School Day

School Day

8.45/9.00 am – 10.30 am

Break 10.30 am – 10.45 am

10.45 ​am – 12.15 pm

Lunchtime 12.15 pm-1.10 pm

​1.10pm – 3.15pm

Admissions are handled by Somerset County Council. You can contact them on 0300 123 2224 or visit the ‘Choosing a school’ guidance web page…
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