Welcome to our wonderful school, Five Spires Academy. We are a one form entry school that welcomes children from Nursery right through to Year 6.

​Our school is a happy, thriving school that is proud to be part of our local community. We like to think of Five Spires as a family that embraces everyone in its community, from pupils and staff to governors, parents and carers. As a school, we live and breathe our school motto: Everyone Inspire, Everyone Aspire'. This message underpins everything that we do, be that in the classroom, on the sports field or in the wider school community.

Our bespoke, creative ‘learning-adventure’ curriculum enriches children’s learning experiences and ensures that a love of learning is fostered in every child, in every classroom, every day.  It is delivered through a wealth of relevant, real-life problem-solving opportunities where connections are made between subjects. Our lively curriculum is designed to be varied and engaging and as a result, children are absorbed in their learning, actively seeking ways to overcome any obstacles that they meet.

Five Spires pupils are resilient: they relish a challenge and use mistakes as further opportunities to learn. They are encouraged to become independent, autonomous and confident learners who  who take every opportunity to be the best that they can be.

​Every member of the Five Spires team believes passionately in the importance of learning in a caring and nurturing environment so that all children develop and achieve their best as valued members of the school family.  We strive to ensure that every child fulfils their potential in all areas of school life and look forward to welcoming you into our happy school.

To find out more about our school, please use the tabs at the top of this page. 

Mrs Diane Raftery  (Headteacher) 


Five Spires is an excellent school which

is made by the hard working and caring staff. They ensure that the children and parents are all included and take time to listen to any concerns and prioritise the development and happiness of the children.

Up Coming Diary Dates

18th Sept – Read Write Inc. Parent Workshop (EYFS & Y 1 parents) at 3.30pm

25th Sept – EYFS Curriculum & Meet the Teacher Workshop at 3.30pm

27th Sept – Macmillan Coffee Afternoon at 2.30pm – all welcome

1st October – Harvest Festival (all donations welcome)

2nd October – Year 1 Curriculum & Meet the Teacher Workshop at 3.30pm

2nd October – Year 2 Curriculum & Meet the Teacher Workshop at 4.30pm

9th October – Year 3 Curriculum & Meet the Teacher Workshop at 3.30pm

9th October – Year 4 Curriculum & Meet the Teacher Workshop at 4.30pm

10th October – Year 3 Trip to Conkers

12th October – Prospective parents for 2020 – open morning at 10am

18th October – Year 3 Class Assembly at 2.15pm

22nd October – Roman Classroom Experience

22nd October – Parent Consultations 3.30 – 5.00pm

23rd October – Parent Consultations 4.30 – 6.00pm

25th October – Last day of Autumn 1 term

26th October - HALF TERM WEEK

4th November – INSET Day – School closed to pupils

5th November – Children return to school

6th November – School photographs

7th November – Maths Parent Workshop – all year groups at 3.30pm

11th November – ANTI-BULLYING WEEK

14th November – Immunisations

21st November – Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar Parent Workshop Y1-Y6 at 3.30pm

6th December – Christmas Inspire Workshop from 1.15pm – all parents welcome

11th December – EYFS Christmas Play 9.15am

12th December – KS1 Christmas Play 9.15am  

12th December - EYFS Christmas Play 2pm

13th December – KS1 Christmas Play 2pm

19th December – KS2 Carol Service 2.30pm (Y3/Y4)

20th December – Christmas Party Day & last day of term.


Please click here to link to the full year's calendar of events & dates

© 2016 Five Spires Primary Academy


Cherry Orchard


WS14 9AN

Tel: 01543 223680

Email: office@fivespiresacademy.co.uk

REAch2 Academy Trust

Henhurst Ridge Primary Academy

Henhurst Ridge


DE13 9TQ

Tel: 01283 372200

email: info@reach2.org


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