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Welcome to South Wellfield First School.


The information on this website has been prepared to inform you about the school, to be of use as you are preparing your child for school and to be a reference during your child’s time at South Wellfield First School.
Our experienced and enthusiastic staff work hard to provide an exciting, caring and happy atmosphere in which each child will be encouraged to fulfil his or her full potential. More details about the school and its work will be provided from time to time and the staff will be happy to give special assistance and guidance when needed. Please do not hesitate to contact the school if you have any queries. If you would like to see the children at work and meet the staff, you will be made very welcome. Please arrange an appointment by telephone or letter.
J V Gordon, MA, BA.Hons 
Head Teacher



The aims of the school are:


  • to enable all pupils to achieve their full potential as developing individuals academically, physically, emotionally and socially;
  • to present pupils with the National Curriculum appropriate to their stage of development;
  • to enable pupils to acquire knowledge, skills and practical abilities with the will to use them;
  • to enhance the curriculum to enable an appreciation of a wide range of human achievements;
  • to encourage the development of personal qualities that enrich pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development;
  • to build on the pupils’ understanding of the need to work and play together as an essential part of life in school;
  • to assist pupils in developing an awareness of their place in the whole community where they need to show respect and are respected;
  • to provide an environment that is caring, safe and stimulating;
  • to foster the partnership between school staff, governors, parents and members of the community for the benefit of the pupils;
  • to encourage and facilitate the professional development of all staff.