About Us


We are a busy but friendly school, with lots going on. This website aims to give you a taster of the school, as well as providing up to date information for parents, pupils and the wider community.


We hope that you enjoy your visit to our website and that you find the information you are looking for. Please feel free to contact the school direct with any queries you may have.


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Arley is a Community Primary School with approximately 230 children on roll.  It is situated in the village of New Arley and retains the character and community commitment of a ‘village school’.  The school mainly serves the villages of New Arley and Old Arley. The school has a standard admissions number of 45 and admits children into Reception in the September of the academic year in which they are 5 years old. The school has a morning Nursery, which admits children at the beginning of the autumn and spring terms.

There are 8 full time and 3 part-time teachers. The school is organised into 9 classes and a morning Nursery.

The school plays an important role in the village and is proud to have the character and community commitment of a 'village school'.  

Vision and Value

Inspire to Excel

This is our vision:


Arley Primary School strives to be an outstanding school, where high standards of teaching inspire children to enjoy learning. By working hard together, children excel and aspirations are achieved.


These are our values:

  • We nurture happy, independent children.

  • Children learn in a safe and caring environment.

  • Everyone is valued and respected.

  • All successes are celebrated.

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