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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

Headteacher

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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Our Year 6s are having a fantastic time with Tim's Problem Solving Company. The activities are fantastic encouraging cooperation and teamwork. A superb celebration activity but a great way of meeting other Year 6s from there schools ready for next year. ... See MoreSee Less

Exceptional sportsmanship and respect shown today by Class 2 at the QEGS rounders event ! Not to mention some fantastic batting, fielding and epic rounders!Well done to all the children, we are proud of you ! ... See MoreSee Less

Some fantastic performances in our rounders tournament this afternoon at QEGS. Well done everyone: great catching, fast throwing and some superb hits! More pictures to follow! ... See MoreSee Less

Some fantastic performances in our rounders tournament this afternoon at QEGS. Well done everyone: great catching, fast throwing and some superb hits! More pictures to follow!

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Kniveton C of E Primary School

Main Street
Kniveton
Nr Ashbourne
Derbyshire
DE6 1JJ

Kniveton Primary School
Main Street
Kniveton
Nr Ashbourne
Derbyshire
DE6 1JJ

01335 342573
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