A very warm welcome to Alford Primary School’s website. We are a thriving school community where high aspirations and a caring family ethos are at the heart of what we do. At Alford Primary School we pride ourselves on our proven ability to ensure all our children are happy, safe and reach their individual potential. We are a busy and thriving school where 'a love of learning' is truly evident from the moment you step through the door.

Guided by our clear values, governors, staff, pupils and parents all work towards our principal ethos – to learn well, have fun and be safe.  At Alford Primary School, we know it is both our duty and privilege to help children make the most of their precious childhood years, building a firm foundation for the rest of their lives. The children are at the heart of our curriculum which is designed to excite, challenge and support every child, to find their strengths and to build their aspirations.

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1 month ago
It's the end of another school year! What a fantastic year it has been! We would like to wish all of our families and children a wonderful Summer Holiday! #summerholidays #family #children AlfordPrimary photo
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Year 2 had a visit from Ernie the tortoise yesterday! Ernie belongs to Miss Hill. The children loved meeting Ernie and learning all about how to look after and care for a tortoise. #love #learning #visit #ernie #tortoise AlfordPrimary photo
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A rounders match against staff and a BBQ for the Year 6 children tonight! Lots of fun had by all! #fun #bbq #year AlfordPrimary photo
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What a stunning performance of 'Wind in the Willows' last night! Well done to Miss Willoughby and the amazing Alford Primary School cast! A wonderful musical telling the tale of Toad, Rat, Badger and Mole! #cast #performance #tales AlfordPrimary photo
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Thank you to Tom from the RNLI @LifeguardsEast who came into school to deliver a beach safety assembly today. Safety lessons learned about beach flags, signs and keeping safe by the sea. #beachsafety #flags #signs AlfordPrimary photo
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Alford Primary Sports Day today! What an amazing day! All of the children demonstrated great teamwork and showed fantastic determination and sportsmanship! Sporting stars! #sportsday #amazingday #sportsmanship #greatteamwork AlfordPrimary photo

Our Aims, Values & Visions

Learn Well

Through a rich and exciting creative curriculum, extra-curricular activities and close relationships with other local schools, we are able to provide a high quality education which meets the interests and needs of each individual child.

Have Fun

One of our School rules is to be happy and have fun. We believe children learn best when they are happy and engaged in a stimulating and relevant curriculum.

Be Safe

Children have a voice in our School. We encourage them to tell us if they are unhappy about anything or if anything makes them feel unsafe. This is embedded through assemblies, PSHE lessons and is part of our School ethos. We regularly survey our children to ensure that they feel safe.

Joining Our School

At Alford Primary School we are committed to doing everything we can to ensure that children settle into their new surroundings as easily and happily as possible.

We work extremely closely with our local pre-schools and are part of the Lincolnshire Transition Project, where our puppet, Louis, is used effectively to help children with the transition to School.

If you would like your child to attend our School please read our Admissions Policy. Please note that all admissions are administered by the Lincolnshire County Council Admissions Service.

Please download an application form at
call 01522 782030

Parent Feedback

Your views about our school are important to us. If you are a registered parent/carer of a pupil at Alford Primary School you can share your views by completing Ofsted's online survey, Parent View.

We send out our Parental Questionnaire annually and always get an overwhelmingly positive response. Last year from the many returns we received nearly 100% were either 'strongly agree' or 'agree', there were very few 'neither' responses and this reflected the fact that parents had no experience of the issue covered in the question.

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Year 4 Parent

My son is very happy at school. He enjoys everything and is making good, steady progress. He is very much looking forward to new challenges and exciting learning in year 5

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Year 6 Parent

My child has had a fantastic final year at primary school, making so much progress socially, emotionally and academically. Thank you for your hard work.

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Year 1 & 3 Parent

My children have had a really tough year and staff could of not been more supportive to them and me also. I couldn't wish for a better school for my children to go to.