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At Northlands, as we continue to improve standards, we value the feedback of every member of our community.

Parent Survey Results May 2015 compared to July 2014

  • I would happily recommend Northlands to any prospective parent.

  • Since Mrs Adams has taken headship there has been significant improvement in all areas of school in both behaviour and the academic side.My child has made great progress in all areas of the subjects.

  • Northlands is coming on leaps and bounds, keep it up Mrs Adams!

  • Very happy with the school: my child is very happy and settled.

  • Northlands is like a family, everyone looks after each other.

  • All my children have come to this school, they have enjoyed their time at Northlands and I hope they have behaved themselves.They have all made good friends and recently had great teachers.I would definitely rate this school.

  • I am happy with the continued progress at Northlands – well done staff, helpers and governors.

    Parent Survey, May 2015


  • Class teachers are superb and very helpful.

  • My son loves Northlands Nursery - he wants to come at weekends!

  • My child has had exceptional support with their learning when struggling at times.

  • Mrs Richardson is brilliant and caring.Mrs Miskin is a credit to the school and her team are so friendly and welcoming and my child will miss them in September.

  • My child has been made to feel extremely welcome at Northland and loves her teachers.

  • Miss Bonehill and Mrs McColl have been great, thank you so much school is a much better place.

  • We are delighted with our daughter’s progress and choice of school. We recognise and fully appreciate the hard work and dedication of Mrs Adams and her staff.

  • Thank you for your support and effort in helping my child excel at Northlands.

  • My child is happy to come to school and thoroughly enjoys it.

Parent Survey, May 2015


  • School Office staff are friendly and very approachable.

  • Mrs Crabbe and Mrs Porter are always very helpful in the office.

Parent Survey, May 2015


  • When my child was being bullied we were so impressed with how quickly it was dealt with by Mrs Adams and the support my child was given.As a parent we were very grateful.

  • Love the ‘Star of the Week’ text and Celebration Assembly inviting parents to attend.

  • I love the “Feel Good Friday” phone call home, to tell me about the great effort my child is putting into their work, it made my week!

Parent Survey, May 2015


  • I am very pleased in the improvements being made in and around school.
  • Staff are always, I think, friendly and polite which is how it should be, if there are any concerns there is always someone to deal with it correctly. A very good school.
  • Moving in the right direction now. Can see the positive changes impacting on children’s learning. She (daughter) feels pushed to do well.
  • Feel happier with the changes starting to take place with Mrs Adams now leading the school. 

                                                                           Parent Survey, July 2014.


  • My child is always excited and eager to come to school.
  • The focus on RESPECT has led to better behaviour and a better atmosphere in school.
  • Communication is brilliant!
  • Keep up the good work!
  • Standards and expectations are high – both of staff and children.

Parent Survey, December 2014.