What People Say

Family voice is absolutely vital. Please see below for comments about what families say about our school. These are taken from our latest survey (completed November 2023). If you would like a copy of the survey results, do ask. We are very proud of our approach at Thakeham and so pleased our families agree! 

What do you like about Thakeham Primary School?

Inclusivity, how caring they are & how kindness is promoted to everyone.

My child has come so far since starting even thought I thought she would struggle in a small school.

I am constantly impressed by the progressive attitude, particularly in regards to mental health.

I love that it is small & all the teachers know the pupils by name.

Their attitude towards education & the children.

It has a small & friendly atmosphere for students & parents. Our son thrives here, we feel very well informed.

‘CARE’ – the school really do care about our children, the staff know each child so well & cater so well to their individual needs.

How approachable & involved the teachers and Headteacher are.

Friendly staff & pupils. It is a safe space for my child, the older children take time to meet the younger children.

The smaller size classes, all the teachers’ attitudes and forward-thinking Headmaster.

It’s small, friendly & I feel that my child is taken care of.

Ethos, values, belief in pupils, leadership.

Nice friendly atmosphere.

Everything, the friendly welcoming approach.

Nurturing environment, adults know all the kids by name.

Small classes.

The friendly feel of the community – Mr McDonald.

Teachers are friendly & it’s a nice environment.

I like that the Headteacher is involved & knows everyone.

Small village feel