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Our Vision 

To ensure that all the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background.


At The de Ferrers Trust we promote our values of work hard, be kind and choose wisely in all that we do. 

Learning to Love Learning!

Lansdowne Infants is a successful school.  We pride ourselves on our commitment to providing all pupils with a quality education which develops the whole child.  Our school is a happy, stimulating environment with a nurturing ethos.  Our children tell us they love to learn here!

We strive to inspire all learners to go beyond what they consider possible for themselves, to experience and try new things and to realise all aspects of their potential. There are no glass ceilings put on any of our learners; we wish to ignite a passion for learning and for life that will remain with them as they move on to their next phase of their learning journey.

Employer of Choice

We strive to be your ‘Employer of Choice’ and are totally committed to the ongoing support of our colleagues. We have an excellent benefits package including:

  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension (LGPS or TPS)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme (existing users only)
  • Health Cash Plan Scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Taste Card
  • Counselling services through 'Think Well'


The Trust believes that professional development is key to successful engagement and retention offering excellent opportunities for colleagues to grow and achieve.  We have a close and developing relationship with Ambition Institute, among other partners, and we have a variety of opportunities to enable career progression.

Safer Recruitment

The de Ferrers Trust is committed to providing the highest level of education and care to its students and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. 

The de Ferrers Trust recognises that the safe recruitment of its staff in the trust is essential to safeguard the children in attendance. It is our duty to prevent unsuitable people from working with children - ensuring we practice safe recruitment in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children.

Safer practice in recruitment means thinking about and including issues relating to child protection and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children at every stage of the process and for all people being recruited.  For all posts enquiries will be made with previous employers about whether a safeguarding concern has been raised against you.

All schools must appoint staff in accordance with employment law. 

See our Safer Recruitment Policy below for further details.

Contact us

Applicants for positions are welcome to visit the Academy by contacting the Academy office on the contact details below.

01283 247 920

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Last week was enterprise week! Each class were given £15 to make, advertise and sell a product to see who made the most profit. We are still adding up who won but some great maths, English, DT and art happened!
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Our fabulous cook Mrs Slater and organised a fab Teddy bears picnic today!
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And there are more pics! 😊 sorry but we love it!
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Our mini humans were delighted to use the new playground markings today! It’s certainly brightened up our playground and added to the fun of sports week 😊 thank you for organising it ❤️
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After school clubs are always super fun and always popular! Here are just a few…..Gardening club and Games club! We love different ways to learn ❤️
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The children in Reception are having a wonderful time learning about the seaside in their amazing role play area. All the staff wish they could play in the sand, buy the ice creams and swim with the fish.
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Year one kicked off their new learning topic “summer fun” with an awesome afternoon at “the beach”. They will learn about seasides past and present, making comparisons and developing more geography knowledge
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Year one we’re lucky to enjoy a workshop “The Hungry caterpillar” they made a healthy butterfly with some delicious fruit and veg too! They loved it 😊
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Fat and full! 😂
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We had our very own Street party to celebrate The Queens jubilee! 👑 We danced, sang and had party food! Happy that the sun shone 🌞
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Showing progression from nursery to year 2! Our children are really enjoying looking at everyone’s work on the writing wall! Another fantastic display ❤️
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How amazing are our Trust Values display boards! Bringing our values to life for our mini humans ❤️
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and are very proud to announce not 1 but 2 senior mental health leads 👏🏼 well done Mrs Plimmer and Mrs Carvell. Thank you to for the support!
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As part of Mental health week last week, Fletcher class practised some group massage to regulate our moods and emotions. This helped us to relax and unwind after a busy week!
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Since learning about The Great Fire of London, Year 2 have created our own water pulley systems to bring the water to the top of houses to put out a fire!
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and are supporting Mental Health Awareness week. Ask your child all about it.
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Last half term Fletcher class were very busy learning all about Alice in Wonderland. We created our own magnificent garden to match the Queen of Heart’s garden! We designed our project and then worked in teams to create different parts of the garden! We think it is fabulous!
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Reception had a very messy visitor last night. This morning we found lots of different clues. We think it was a fire breathing dragon who left her egg behind. 🥚 🐉 I wonder if she’ll be back to visit us.
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This week we have celebrated our Mummies! We have really enjoyed having parents back in school enjoying tea and cakes! It was lovely 💞
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We joined in the fund raising for Red Nose Day by having a Crazy hair day. Don’t we look great?
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