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Cookham Rise Primary School

"We want all our children to SHINE"


March 2022 - our new KS2 play equipment!

Welcome to Cookham Rise Primary School.


Hello and welcome to our school website. You will find lots of information about us on this site however to get a real feel for our school please do make an appointment to come and look around and see us at work and at play. There is also a link below this message for a virtual tour of the school if you prefer. Our vision is that all our children will ‘shine’ in our welcoming and inclusive environment. We value all members of our community and the contribution that they make to our school. We encourage the children to reach their full potential through the provision of a curriculum which is varied, engaging and exciting.


We are fortunate to be at the heart of a lovely, village community. The school is well supported by the families of pupils who attend and we have an active parent association – PTA. We keep the school community informed about what we are doing through a weekly newsletter (these can be found in the newsletter section of this site) and weekly class letters from the teachers (see curriculum and individual year groups for egs although from Sep 2020 they have been sent via Seesaw). Class letters are sent to parents by class teachers at the end of each week so that we establish and maintain strong links between home and school. We believe that frequent, clear and relevant communication is key to building strong relationships.


The school has seen a number of changes over the past few years with the upgrading of the school’s IT, playgrounds and school environment. Our good IT systems have been a huge asset throughout lockdowns and this year we will be working on developing an exciting and innovative technology suite which will be in place by May 2022. We ensure that our curriculum is rich and varied following a thematic approach enriched by trips and visitors to the school. We also work hard to ensure that we update parents and carers regularly about how their children are progressing in school through regular parent consultation meetings and reports four times a year.


We have a lovely school building and grounds and are delighted to have added an outdoor learning space in 2018 'The Cabin' which is used to support teaching and learning as well as provide accommodation for social and training events. This year (2021-22) will see us developing our grounds further. We added a fantastic outside area  for Year 1 over summer 2021 and will have a new and improved KS2 play area by Easter 2022.


We are very proud of all that we have achieved over the past years at Cookham Rise and excited about all the future holds. I hope you enjoy browsing our website and finding out more about us.


Best wishes


Helen Daniels



Our new outdoor learning space

Our school from the air

Our school