Avon Way, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 7GB

01235 519235

Ladygrove Park Primary School

Growing Excellence, Inspiring Success

Headteacher Welcome

At Ladygrove Park Primary School we expect your child to become a successful citizen of the next generation.  We endeavor to give your child the tools which will enable this.

Children should grow up to be adults who are happy with the path they have chosen, be confident with learning for themselves, be resilient to always try their hardest to achieve then celebrate achievement and deal well with disappointment, knowing how to keep themselves safe and how to make the best decisions for their future/ where to go next.

At the school all the staff feel privileged to work in the field of education which is based on research about learning, always changing and being updated for the better.  The children should enjoy this journey and feel ready for their on going career in education.  They get this from social interaction, discovering their talents, experiencing everything, being resilient with challenges and making a contribution (no matter how small) to their community.

Children need to deepen their knowledge at every ability level- with a staff ethos which embodies high expectations and high nurture.  Are you ready to engage with the school to make your child achieve their best?

Andrew Markham, Headteacher


9am drop off

2.50pm pick up

Years 1, 3 & 5

8.40am drop off

3pm pick up

After School Club finishes at 5.30pm 

Year 2, 4 & 6

8.50am drop off

3.10pm pick up


Please remember that you must not enter if your child or anyone in your household is showing symptoms.  Contact us by email or phone to tell us your child will not be attending.


In school, the Headteacher, Mr Andrew Markham is the Designated Safeguarding Leader.  Elaine Li-Koo and Carrie Barringer (Deputy Headteachers) are also trained to the same Designated Safeguarding Leader level.  Queries or concerns can be directed to any of us and will be shared confidentially with the appropriate, relevant staff.

The safeguarding leads for Extended Schools are Anne Addison and Alex Meyer (co-Managers).  Furthermore, Gill Ollenbuttel (Extended Schools Deputy Manager, kitchen staff and lead cleaner) is also trained at DSL level.  All DSLs are supervised by the Deputies and Headteacher.

All staff at Ladygrove Park Primary School are trained in safeguarding and/or specialist safeguarding.

If you have any concerns regarding the welfare of a child please contact the staff named above via the school office or out of normal hours please call The Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) on 0345 050 7666.  

The number will take you through to Customer Services who will ask a series of questions and triage into MASH where safeguarding concerns are raised.

To see our safeguarding statement please click here. 

Andrew Markham, Headteacher

Latest School Events

Flu Vaccinations03Dec2021

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

PALS Santa's Grotto04Dec2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Ladygrove Park Primary School

Christmas Jumper Day10Dec2021

8:00 am - 3:00 pm

£2 - proceeds split between PALS and Save the Children

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