Weston All Saints Church of
England Primary School, known as WASPS, is a large
school for 4-11 year olds, set in the village of
Weston on the edge of Bath. It has a good social mix
with just under 20% of children from ethnic
minorities and around 5% with English as a second
language. Since September 1994 the school has been
home to the only primary Hearing Impaired Resource
Base in Bath and North East Somerset. There are
pupils with special educational needs, relating to
both ends of the ability spectrum.
The school has a committed staff
with a wide variety of experience and expertise and
is supported by a thriving PTA and Governing Body.
We value our strong links with Weston All Saints
Church and the Christian foundation of the school is
reflected in all aspects of school life. We hold the
School for Health Award.
WASPS prides itself in providing
extensive opportunities in the Performing and
Expressive Arts and has been awarded Arts Mark Gold
four times by The Arts Council of England in 2002,
2005, 2007 and 2012. We firmly believe that children
are naturally creative and that their creativity
needs to be nurtured in the primary years.
A wide range of after-school
activities is available to pupils, run mainly by
staff. Pupils are encouraged to take part in
numerous activities including sport, art,
technology, music and drama.
We run a Breakfast Club and After
School Centre which is led by WASPS staff.
We are a (NLE/NSS) National
Leader in Education / National Support School,
gaining this status in 2012. We have very strong
links with Bath Spa University, the University of
the West of England and with overseas Teacher
Training Colleges. A large number of trainee
teachers carry out their School Teacher Training
Experience at WASPS each year.