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 week ago
Alford Primary would like to wish all of our children and their families a lovely Half Term Holiday. We look forward to seeing everyone back at school on Monday 24th February. #happy #holidays #HalfTerm #fun 😊😊😊 AlfordPrimary photo
1 week ago
Alford Primary are celebrating today after Ofsted has once again rated the school 'Good'. The glowing report describes the school as 'a happy, welcoming school which takes good care of pupils'. The full Ofsted report can be found here...
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2 weeks ago
Year 5 have enjoyed tasting a range of different salad ingredients today as part of looking at healthy foods and their nutritional content. The children were very keen to explore a range of new foods ready for preparing their own salad later in the week. #food #healthychoices AlfordPrimary photo
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EYFS made porridge today to end their 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears' themed week! The children enjoyed using their sound knowledge to write their own order! Topping choices were jam, syrup or sugar! Yum Yum! #yummy #cooking #storytelling AlfordPrimary photo
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Year 2 are enjoying reading stories about Mrs Pepperpot this term. Mrs Pepperpot loves going on adventures! The children have created this amazing 3D map of Alford for Mrs Pepperpot to travel around our town! Look at their fantastic writing too! @AlfordTown
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There has been a crime scene in EYFS today! Goldilocks has been into the classroom and broken a chair! The children have enjoyed writing 'WANTED' posters to try and find her! Look at their super writing! #writing #goldilocks #story #wow 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

Local Offer

Our Lincolnshire Local Offer shares services and events for children and young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) and their families.

It includes advice about health, education and social care for:

  • children and young people from birth to 25 years old with SEND.
  • parents and carers of children with SEND.
  • professionals working in health, care and education.
  • providers of services for children and young people.

To find out more about the local offer, click here.

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.