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Come and see what makes us so special.

Excellent results

Proudly delivering the highest quality education for your children

Ambitious achievers

Inspiring children to achieve the extraordinary

Committed learners

Fostering life-long curiosity and creativity

Responsible citizens

Encouraging each child to care for their community and one another

Mr L. Redfearn

Mr L. Redfearn


Welcome to Kniveton Church of England Primary School

At Kniveton C of E Primary we believe that all children have the potential to achieve the extraordinary.

When a child joins Kniveton, they become part of a supportive family that is dedicated to creating ambitious achievers, committed learners and responsible citizens. Our small class sizes allow us to build meaningful, long-lasting relationships with children. These strong bonds enable us to really get to know each and every child in our care, find out what inspires them and then challenge them to be brilliant in everything they do. 

Being in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales, we foster a love of the great outdoors with regular lessons taking place in our forest area adjacent to the school, regular trips to neighbouring Carsington Water and half-termly school trips to special places like the Chatsworth Estate or Buxton Opera House.

On top of these meaingingful experiences, our dedicated staff ensure that every child’s journey from Nursery through to Year 6 delivers the highest standards of achievement (amongst the top 1% in the country) and inspires a genuine curiosity for the world around them.

Mr Redfearn

The latest from Kniveton

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Class 1 have gone on a special train ride and arrived at 'Kniveton on the sea'. We have played beach games, had 'fish n chips', enjoyed delicious ice creams and built sand castles! Some brave children even went for a paddle! ... See MoreSee Less

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Absolutely love these pics. What a brilliant time to have at school 🥰

What a fun afternoon you’ve all had! 🥰

We had a fantastique French day today ! A delicious breakfast (ordered by the children in French) followed by some fun games and crafts. We learnt a lot too…counting in ‘lotto’, all about Bastille Day, Pointillism painting and of course, how to play Boules ! We also loved sharing the fascinating and original projects that the pupils produced at home and confidently presented in class. Bon travail !🇫🇷 ... See MoreSee Less

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Great pictures ❤️🤍💙

French Day is in full swing in Class 3…Madame Robson’s French Cafe is a big hit!!!
Merci Madame Robson🇫🇷
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Kniveton C of E Primary School

Main Street
Nr Ashbourne

Kniveton Primary School
Main Street
Nr Ashbourne

01335 342573
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