Infant and Nursery School

Marlborough Road, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 8JL

Tel/Fax: 01271 863462 Email:


Welcome to our annual Governors report 2016/2017



We have enjoyed another busy year ensuring all of our children have had the opportunities to learn and grow within the school environment. We are proud of the thematic curriculum where opportunities for enrichment are keenly sought out and planned within every half-term. It has been a delight to see how the learning behaviours and resilience of our children has really become embedded this year, which will prepare them for their next year of learning.

Our extensive provision of after-school clubs and commitment to specialists such as tennis, gymnastics and football coaching are a regular feature of school life and we thank the staff, volunteers and coaches who provide this expertise which we believe is an excellent use of our resources.

Our Nursery provision is an excellent starting point for our children and a place where each child’s needs are fulfilled. The regular newsletter updates and communication with parents give an insight to what a joyful place the Nursery is. Across the school, seeing the children make the best progress they can is our aim and this year we can be rightly proud of achieving this.

As the summer term comes to an end, we take this opportunity to thank everyone within our school community for their dedication and hard work in ensuring that our school ethos is brought to life for every child. Thank you to the parents/carers and friends who are an integral part of our school community in ensuring the very best for all our children.

We wish you a peaceful, enjoyable summer break.



Nadine Sampson

Chair of Governors


on behalf of the Governors of Goodleigh C of E Primary School and Ilfracombe Infant and Nursery School Federation



Our Governors Vision and Purpose is to:


Allow every child to be the best that they can be.

Equip every child for lifelong learning by becoming

  • Resilient
  • Confident
  • Adaptable
  • Collaborative

Deliver an enriched curriculum which values a sense of community, tradition and respect.


 Goodleigh C of E School and Ilfracombe Infant and Nursery School Federation



Executive Headteacher Claire Grant