Our Aim & Ethos

Founded in 1927, our school aims to develop children through a combination of first-class teaching and exciting learning opportunities in a safe and nurturing setting.


We inspire to nurture our pupils, so they can reach their full potential, through a wide range of educational experiences and rich learning opportunities, in a safe and caring environment.

At Glenesk School, we aim:


To create an environment where safeguarding is a priority, where all children feel safe and secure and as a result can flourish and grow emotionally.

High quality teaching and learning

To provide high quality teaching and learning, which inspires a spirit of enquiry, challenge and exploration and encourages each child to develop as lifelong learners.

Small class sizes

To offer small classes and provide a rich timetable and broad curriculum enhanced by specialist teachers.

Holistic approach

To provide a holistic approach, with a balanced focus on the intellectual, moral, spiritual, physical and emotional development of every child.


To develop an environment in which traditional British values, thoughtfulness, compassion and respect for others play an important part.