Whissendine Church of England Primary school is a small, friendly, high-achieving village school of approximately 170 pupils. The school, rated Outstanding by Ofsted in three consecutive inspections, is a popular choice amongst parents of children in the village as well as parents from the surrounding area.

Whissendine Church of England Primary School is a Multi Academy Trust state primary school and, together with Ketton CE Primary School and St Nicholas CEVA Primary School, is part of The Rutland Learning Trust. The school currently has one class per year (approximately 26 pupils per class), from Reception through Year 6, and operates on a six term year basis. The school day runs from 9am to 3.30pm and pre- and after-school clubs are offered on site.

School Personnel

  • Mr R. Gooding, Executive Headteacher
  • Mrs M. Lucas, Head of School
  • Mr D. Evans, Chair of Governors


  • The school was rated Outstanding by Ofsted in its last three inspections (2006, 2010, 2013).
  • Download 2013 Ofsted report here.
  • Tatler featured the school in its list of ‘top ten state primaries’ in The Tatler Guide to State Schools 2014.


  • The school is part of The Rutland Learning Trust and is its own admissions authority.
  • The regulations for entry to the school are available from the school.

Term Dates 2014/15

  • Term 1: Thursday 28 August 2014 to Friday 17 October 2014
  • Term 2: Monday 3 November 2014 to Friday 19 December 2014
  • Term 3: Monday 5 January 2015 to Friday 13 February 2015
  • Term 4: Monday 23 February 2015 to Friday 27 March 2015
  • Term 5: Monday 13 April 2015 to Friday 22 May 2015
  • Term 6: Monday 1 June 2015 to Thursday 16 July 2015
  • (Parents are advised to consult the school for changes to the school calendar.)


Whissendine C. E. Primary School
Main Street
Rutland LE15 7ET

Office Manager: Mrs K. Bates
Tel: 01664 474695
Email: office@whissendine.rutland.sch.uk
Web: www.whissendineschool.com
See also: Parents Association