News

Harvest Service

Reminder: Harvest Service – all welcome – 2pm, Ilam Church (Friday 14th October) Small donations from children for the harvest would be very much appreciated. Thank you

Governor Information Event

Governors are holding their annual information event on Wed 2nd November, to share news from across the school and important updates on matters such as online safeguarding. More details will be made available following a Governors’ workshop on Oct 4th.

Fundraising Horse Event Wins Award

Ilam Primary School is the proud holder of a national award for its fund-raising efforts, which saw horse riders from across the region take in the picturesque countryside around their school. Last September, the school partnered with the national equestrian … Read more >

Combining curriculum and real world expertise – Leek Post visit Ilam and open new extension

Les Jackson, journalist from the Leek Post, visited Ilam School in July and spent the morning working with Y5 and 6. He gave them an insight into the life of a journalist. The children had also prepared articles on the … Read more >

Nicola King takes on the London Marathon for charity

An Ashbourne mum is tackling her first marathon to support three appeals close to her heart. Nicola King, from Blore, plans to raise cash for the Isabella Peatfield Memorial Fund, Ilam School Association and the Midlands Air Ambulance, by running … Read more >

Hollywood Ball raises more than £1,800 for Ilam Primary School

More than £1,800 was raised for Ilam Primary School at a Hollywood-themed ball. The event, which was organised by the Ilam School Association, was held at Ilam Hall in November. Guests enjoyed an auction and raffle, followed by an evening … Read more >

Ilam schoolchildren build global kitchen garden

Children from a picturesque Staffordshire Moorlands school have taken inspiration from Africa to build a global kitchen garden in their grounds. Pupils from Ilam C of E (VA) Primary School worked with the social enterprise Lifeworlds Learning to get hands-on … Read more >

Half-way there for mum on the run for Ilam School

AN Ashbourne mum who is running four half marathons and three 10km races this year to raise money for charity is over halfway through her challenge. Nicola King has even found time to run an extra five mile fell race … Read more >

Pupils at Ilam Primary School raise £130 for Disasters Emergency Committee for relief in Nepal

Children at Ilam Primary School donated funds from their annual talent show for the crisis in Nepal. Pupils taking part in the annual ‘Ilam’s Got Talent’ event took to the stage to showcase a variety of entertainment skills, including singing, … Read more >

Ilam pupils donate books to orphans in memory of Isabella Peatfield

Village schoolchildren have donated books to Sri Lankan orphans in memory of a former pupil who lost her life in the Boxing Day Tsunami of 2004. Children at Ilam Primary School celebrated World Book Day by donating new or nearly … Read more >