Borras Park Community Primary School is situated on the north eastern edge of Wrexham, surrounded by private housing, close to shops, local amenities, golf club and open countryside.
The school is an English-medium infant school with a Nursery and specialist teaching facilities for hearing impaired pupils. The school has an established Early Education setting, taking children in the term after their third birthday. In addition, the school operates a breakfast club; an after school play scheme and wrap around Nursery provision.
Borras Park Community Primary school was first opened in September 1971 as a mixed Infant and Junior school with 240 pupils, but with the growing number of children, Borras Park Junior School was opened in 1975 on an adjacent site and the schools became two separate independent units.
In September 2016 the two separate schools amalgamated to form Borras Park Community Primary School and the school now provides education for children aged 3-12. Work started to extend and refurbish Borras Park Junior school to create one Community Primary School in 2021 and was completed in July 2022.
10 new classrooms have been added to accommodate infant pupils and our pupil are very lucky to be taught in classrooms with the technologies and facilities needed to deliver a 21st Century curriculum.
Children at Borras Park Community School are organised into mixed ability classes. There are at least two classes for each age group. Within each class children may be taught in whole class groups, ability groups or individually, as appropriate to their needs. Each class has its own class teacher who is primarily responsible for the delivery of the Curriculum for Wales. Each class also has access to shared craft spaces and cloakroom.
Foundation Phase consists of Early Years (Nursery and Reception children) and Later Phase - (Year 1 and 2 pupils). Early years children (Nursery and Reception) attend a purposely designed Early Years Unit within the main school. Years 1 and 2 work alongside each other in adjacent classrooms and share planning and resources.
There is a resourced provision for children with a hearing impairment within both the Infant and Junior departments. These classes are an integral feature of the school, catering for children from the wider area of Wrexham County Borough.
At Borras Park Community Primary School we pride ourselves on the quality of the curriculum we provide. It is our aim to ensure all children meet their full potential providing support and challenge to children of all abilities.
We keep up to date with the latest resources and technologies and fully engage the pupils in decision making throughout school through our various committees such as Pupil Parliament, School Council, Criw Cymraeg, Digital Leaders and our Eco group.The school has achieved a number of awards over the years, including the National Healthy Schools Quality award, and Eco Schools Platinum Green Flag.
In this way the school continues to expand and adapt to the changing needs of the children, the curriculum and the community.