We are a small, friendly school, with approximately 85 children on roll, in the High Peak area of Derbyshire. We pride ourselves on our commitment to providing the best possible education for our children, whatever their needs.

From here, you will be able to get a taste of what school life is like at Furness Vale Primary School by looking at the School Prospectus, Video and our Blog.

At Furness Vale Primary School we aim to provide the best quality learning experiences for all our children in a safe, secure, caring and welcoming atmosphere.

It is a place in which children are challenged to become self-confident, independent learners, making good progress to achieve​ their potential, whatever their starting-point, skills and abilities.

There are high expectations in terms of behaviour and work. We foster respect for and understanding of others within our school and local community, and in the wider world.


No Crossing Patrol Cover

Dear Parents and Carers, As you are aware our wonderful regular SCP, Anne Owen is currently off sick with a broken wrist. Currently another regular SCP has been covering Ann while she recovers. However, we have just been informed by Derbyshire County Council that after half term they can no longer provide us with this …

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Main Entrance Security

Dear Parents/Carers, We are very pleased to inform you that we are having a fob security system installed in the main entrance. We are aware that pass codes can become known and shared. Although this hasn’t been a security risk, we wanted to tighten up procedures so it doesn’t become one. This will affect the …

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Derbyshire Police – Safeguarding

This school will receive from Derbyshire Police a notification of every incident that has been reported to them or known to them of domestic abuse where a child is known to be living in the household. This is a Derbyshire Police initiative working with Derbyshire County Council Children’s Services. Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and this …

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New Mills Link Group

The High Peak Multi-agency team are launching a new support group for parents and carers of children and young people who are on the Autistic spectrum, have Autistic traits or related behavioural conditions, with or without a diagnosis. The support group will offer opportunities for parents and carers to gain information on topics such as …

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