Trent Vale Infant and Nursery School and Beeston Rylands Junior School, are part of The Chilwell Family of Schools. This includes The Lanes Primary School, John Clifford Primary and Nursery School and Chilwell School. The schools work closely together and have a shared mission statement and remits for the senior leaders in the schools.

The Chilwell Family of Schools Mission Statement and Remits

The Family of Schools, will challenge and support each other to provide opportunities within a safe environment for the children and young people of Chilwell and Beeston, that inspire and prepare them for a bright and successful future.


To lead in partnership, the delivery of education, for all 3 – 18 year olds, which ensures the continuum of consistent experience and curriculum enrichment promoting positive outcomes for all groups of pupils. We will strive to:

  • Establish, drive and succinctly articulate our shared vision
  • Clearly define strategies that develop and support our collaborative model
  • Inspire all stakeholders through shared practice, disseminated via professional and personal networks

Heads of School, Deputy Headteachers, Assistant Headteachers

To develop and implement coherent teaching and learning and assessment strategies to raise standards for all groups through shared curriculum continuity and effective transition arrangements leading to positive outcomes for all groups of children. We will strive to:

  • Work collaboratively to support the implementation of the shared vision.
  • Lead and evaluate significant initiatives across the Family of Schools in response to local and national priorities
  • Share best practice and disseminate this via professional and personal networks


To work collaboratively alongside the Family of Schools’ SENCo to support the aims and vision of the Family of Schools with respect to SEND. We will strive to:

  • Share best practice and disseminate this via professional and personal networks
  • Work together to use delegated resources to support identified special needs of children in the Family of Schools