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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.  

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  • Akaal Primary School Derby has formally joined Nishkam Schools Multi-Academy Trust from 1st December 2023. Miss Zoe Parkes, Headteacher at Akaal said, "We at Akaal Primary, are delighted to be formally joining Nishkam Schools who have a great track record of outstanding provision across their Trust. We have been working together with the Trust for many months and have made significant progress in all areas. Our parents and pupils are really encouraged by the changes." "I am very grateful for our hardworking staff, dedicated governors, and the team at Nishkam who have made this transition so supportive. We aim to ultimately become one of the best Primary schools in Derby, offering a faith-inspired virtues-led curriculum. "

  • Our Community Winter Fair is this Friday 2:45pm - 5pm. We will have lots a stalls, a special guest , local police, live well, locality officers from Derby City Council and much more. This will be an exciting afternoon, what a way to start the weekend. We look forward to seeing everyone. 3 Days to go.....

  • Derby festival of light- On Saturday 2nd December Akaal primary school joined this wonderful event. Children made beautiful lanterns in school to join the parade. Well done to all involved and for braving the rather chilly conditions. #akaalprimary #creativity #commitment #resilience

  • The 1st day in December means one thing.. Akaal Theatre hosts 'Little Red Riding Hood' Pantomime live. The children enjoyed this wonderful experience and are getting in the festive spirit with an afternoon of crafts. Gerry Graham's Touring Pantos #AkaalNishkam #kindness #love #gratitude

  • Today, we went to Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara, Derby to celebrate Guru Nanak Dev Ji's Gurpurab! The whole school spent the morning at the Gurdwara Sahib, listening to Kirtan, having langar, learning about Guru Ji and doing some seva. Once we came back to school, we had a special lunch and spent the afternoon learning more about the wonderful life of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. We have had a great day! Happy Gurpurab!

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