Aspire, Believe - Together Achieve

"Pupils thrive on the positive, aspirational approach"
Ofsted 2017

"As confident young learners, pupils are ambitious for themselves and supportive of each other." Ofsted 2017

"Worship is invitational allowing pupils of no religious affiliation to contribute with integrity."  SIAMS 2019

"Pupils are encouraged to think for themselves and to be curious." Ofsted 2017

"The school has achieved an award for extending pupils’ understanding of world religions." SIAMS 2019

"Your team are instilling a passion for learning that pupils find infectious." Ofsted 2017


As a Church of England school we are = inspected by Bristol Diocese using the framework for Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools (SIAMS). This inspection occurs every five years and evaluates the extent to which church schools are “distinctiveness and effectiveness… as a Church of England School”.

Our latest report can be found here:

Download: St Barnabas SIAMS Report 2019

Leaders have brought enthusiasm, clear focus and direction to the work of this church school raising its Christian distinctiveness and the importance of RE and collective worship.

Siams 2019

The dedication of the RE subject leader has led to substantial improvements which enable pupils to understand the importance Christian concepts can have for their daily lives and thinking.

Siams 2019

Governors contribute very well to the astute ongoing evaluations of leaders which have led to significant developments such as embedding the vision into the daily life of the school.

Siams 2019

Let Your Light Shine - Matthew 5:16