Bildeston School

Learning and growing together

Bildeston Primary School, located in Newberry Road, Bildeston, is rated a Good Provider by Ofsted.

The school is large enough to be able to offer a range of opportunities, while also enabling the staff to get to know the children as individuals. Parents take a great interest in their children’s education and the school has a very active Parents, Teachers and Friends Association.

The school has strong links to the local community, including churches, local businesses and community organisations. It works cooperatively with other schools in the Hadleigh area and is federated with Whatfield CEVC Primary School.

Find us:

Bildeston Primary School
Newberry Road


Phone: 01449 740269


The school has full disabled access to the front and rear of the property and throughout the school as well as disabled toilet facilities.

News from Bildeston Primary School

School Updates

We are thrilled to announce that Bildeston Primary School have been awarded the Artsmark Gold. The Arts Council state that our commitment to the Arts is commendable and staff and pupils are very proud to receive this! Romans Kingfisher class has been working hard continuing with learning about the Romans.​ They were set the challenge […]

Bildeston School: February update

Welcome to our new head teacher We would like to welcome our new head teacher, Mrs Julia Shaw, to Bildeston Primary School. Mrs Shaw is now head teacher of Bildeston and Whatfield Primary School as they continue in their very successful federation. Mrs Shaw is in the unusual position of having to introduce herself to […]

Bildeston Primary School update – January

Christmas Lunch Christmas lunch was enjoyed by all at Bildeston Primary on Thursday 10 December in their class ‘bubbles’. They all made festive hats to wear for the occasion and had crackers donated by Squirrels Coaches. Goldcrest class had to self-isolate but they will not miss out on their festive lunch. Plans are in place […]

Bildeston Primary School

Sporting events continue at Bildeston as we take part in events in our school and post results on a sporting website. So far this term we have entered Cross Country and Basketball competitions. Our Early Years pupils continue to enjoy Forest School activities outside in the wonderful surroundings of the school. Junior Road Safety Officers […]

October School News

Our Grand Opening Our newly refurbished school was officially opened on 9 October by staff, pupils, governors and contractors who were joined by James Cartlidge MP. We also had press coverage of the opening and so we appeared in the East Anglian Daily Times last week as they were keen to see and hear about […]

September School News

Bildeston Primary School News

The last few months have been a very unusual time, and many of us have had to adapt and learn new skills, from zooming at school to teaching at home.  I would like to thank our dedicated staff at school for maintaining in-school provision as well as guiding the learning of pupils.  Many of our […]

Bildeston Primary School update – July

Hello from Bildeston Primary School. I hope you are all safe and keeping well. We are still open and looking after the key worker and vulnerable pupils from our school as well as children from Years Reception, 1 and 6. Obviously as we follow government guidance our numbers are small at the moment, but each […]

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