Stamford Junior School A GSG School
- Stamford Junior School
- Head: Mrs Emma Smith
- T 01780 484400
- F 01780 484401
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.ses.lincs.sch.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 2 to 11
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Lincolnshire
- Pupils: 354
- Religion: Church of England
- Fees: Day £8,766 - £11,271; Boarding £16,179 - £20,313 pa
- Open days: October
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Stamford School, Stamford High School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
You don't need parents – or pupils – to tell you that this is a happy school. You can feel it as you walk through the orderly (but not neurotically so) classrooms, with pockets of clutter here and there suggesting lively work in progress that doesn't need to be tidied away for visitors – so disconcerting elsewhere. Hard to see why anyone living locally...
What the school says...
Stamford Junior School nurtures the academic and social growth of its children, whilst enriching them with values which emphasise community and responsibility. The School is a caring environment in which the children feel safe and happy, and look forward to returning to each day. Stamford Junior School is one of three schools that make up the Stamford Endowed Schools. Pupils normally move to either Stamford School (Boys) or Stamford High School (Girls) at the age of eleven. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2012 Emma Smith (early 40s). Convent educated in Berkshire, early years BEd from Kingston University. From a Forces background, husband and sister still serving. Previously worked in the state sector in and around London. Bit of a baptism of fire at previous school. Hired as deputy head and within weeks made acting head due to a suspension. ‘I had a very young staff [she was hardly Methuselah herself] with no leadership team. It was an intense experience that I enjoyed, but knew after two years I needed a change. My husband has family in Stamford, so I was delighted to get the job and go back to just teaching for a while.’ Starting to get itchy feet when previous incumbent retired and was appointed head. She had some very big shoes to fill...