Arlecdon Primary School

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18th August 17



 We are a rural village primary school on the western edge of the Lake District. Classes are small and we offer a friendly, caring atmosphere, with full wrap-around care facilities. Children attending are aged 2-11 years. Presently there are over 70 children within school. At Arlecdon School, all the staff and governors are committed to creating the right environment, culture and level of support to enable every pupil to reach their full potential.

Contact Us: 01946 861409



Headteacher's Welcome



Hello and welcome to Arlecdon Primary School. My name is Wendy Figes and I am the Executive Headteacher.  My role is to lead and manage the school, to work with staff to ensure that all pupils recieve the best possible education and are well cared for.  I also oversee the provsion for pupils with additional needs.

Arlecdon Primary is a GOOD school ( Ofsted April 2016)

Our children benefit from:

  • small class sizes
  • consistently GOOD teaching leading to GOOD outcomes
  • GOOD provision in the Early years, for SEN and pupils from impoverished backgrounds
  • A strong Governing Body
  • GOOD standards of behaviour and safety
  • Clear plans for improvement and development
  • inter- school working and sharing expertise
  • Supportive parents and wider community links

Arlecdon School also offers full wrap-around care for children aged 2-11 years, this includes the popular breakfast club and after school club sessions. 

Our 'Friends of Arlecdon' group made up of parents / carers and staff who help with fundraising and deciding how school funds should be spent are a lively and welcoming committee.

We also have diligent and hard-working School Council, Safety Monitors and playground friends groups.  Pupils play an essential role in the life of our school. 

You will find a warm welcome at our school- if you wish to know more please contact the school via the office.


In the event of school closure we will endeavour to contact you via text message. Parents may also wish to listen to local radio for school closure updates and/or to look at signs on the school building.

In the event of heavy snow or similiar disruption, adults may be asked to wait with children in school until a decision is made as to whether staff ratios are sufficient for the school to remain open.

OFSTED REPORT 2016 : Adobe Acrobat file (191.7k)

This interview was recorded in June 2014

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