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

Bildeston Primary School Update

Bildeston Primary May Update

Kestrel Wow Day Children in Kestrel and Owl class enjoyed a ‘WOW day’ based around British Monarchs. Dressed in costume for the day, they also enjoyed a round robin of activities including a quiz about the history of British monarchs, creating a menu for a royal banquet and painted portraits of British monarchs. They are […]

Bildeston Primary Update

We are looking forward to an exciting summer term ahead. We hope that with the Covid restrictions starting to ease, we can start to introduce more events and activities throughout the term. All of our children will take the opportunity to make good use of our outdoor environment, hopefully with some much warmer weather! The […]

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

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