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A really warm welcome to Akaal Primary School, a school for boys and girls aged 4-11. It is our ambition to go beyond academic excellence and provide a faith-inspired, virtues-led education that will allow our pupils to become compassionate leaders of tomorrow.  

Thank you for visiting our website, my name is Zoe Parkes, Headteacher at Akaal Primary School and I am pleased to welcome you.
  
Through our website you will see references to how our faith designated influences guides the way our school works. Our school welcomes pupils of all faith backgrounds as well as those with no faith. Our virtues led approach is at the heart of all that we do.
  
Our virtues are those that can be identified by all faith groups as well as in the wider community to help us to become good human beings. Our role at Akaal is to support our children to become good citizens and offer them the toolkits to shape their future and support them as life, long learners. Our virtues are used to ensure children make the correct choices in life and reflect on the ones that they make.
We strive for excellence and want Akaal children to be the best that they can be. We love to praise our children for the effort they put in and give them the scaffold to aim for the stars with academic  excellence.
  
We welcome anyone who would like to visit and share our journey. Please do not hesitate to call the school office should you require any further assistance.

Kind Regards,

Zoe Parkes Headteacher

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Latest News

  • We are so very proud of our Year 6 Team! SATs complete & well deserved treats this afternoon. The children have shown true determination and resilience. We could not be any more proud! A huge thank you to the staff involved who have dedicated their time and efforts to ensure our children succeed #Aspiringforexcellence

  • Mental Health Awareness Week This week we are fostering open conversations amongst our students about mental health. While mental health challenges can often be invisible, it is vital to de-stigmatize reaching out for help and support for mental health challenges; understanding that mental health is just as important as our physical health. At Nishkam Schools, our students' mental health is a top priority. We encourage students to reach out to their teachers if they are facing mental health challenges so that we can best support them.

  • Democracy and School Elections As we enter election week, students are discussing the role of democracy in our British Values. Students are also reflecting on the virtues of reliability, trust, and commitment.

  • Akaal thoroughly enjoyed the celebration of Vaisakhi! Children came dressed in vibrant cultural attire. The whole school journeyed to the Gurdwara Sahib to seek blessings from Guru Ji and commemorate this special occasion. Pupils immersed themselves in the spiritual atmosphere, listening to and reciting shabads, before returning to school for a delicious special lunch! In the afternoon, inspired by the concept of naam, they lovingly crafted maalas (prayer beads) and committed to use them in their spiritual practice. what an absolutely wonderful day. Thank you to the volunteers and Gurdwara Sahib who helped make the day special. #VaisakhiCelebration #Naam #Blessings #Gratitude

  • Lots of stall space still available. For more information please email l.hill@nishkamschools.org or call us on 01332 499011. £10 per stall.

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