Welcome to English Martyrs CVA, Oakham

Welcome to the English Martyrs Catholic Voluntary Academy website. We are a small Voluntary Aided Catholic Academy with 144 children aged between 4 - 11 yrs old on roll. We are part of the St Thérèse of Lisieux Catholic Multi Academy Trust together with 13 other primary schools and two secondary schools across Lincolnshire. We are happy to welcome children of any faith or none to join us in our friendly school. 

We are very proud of our school and we enjoy being part of an active and friendly community. We provide a broad and balanced curriculum setting high expectations and encouraging all our children to achieve their potential before leaving us in year 6. Our mission statement below explains how we want our children to lead their lives, and our school values of excellence, determination, respect, equality, friendship, courage and inspiration help them to achieve this. 

We would welcome you visiting us before you decide to join us to ensure that you are making the best decision for your child. For the latest news please see the tab marked 'news' and also take a look at the weekly school newsletter. 

 “ We grow and learn as a family in the footsteps of Jesus.”

Drop off and collection

Click here to view our video on how to drop off and collect children at the moment.

Activities for Children to do at home

Please check your child/ren's class pages or Class Dojo/Tapestry to see the weekly activities the their teachers have set for them - you can see the class pages here.

You can also sign up to Twinkl for free here - use the code UKTWINKLHELPS. There are loads of great resources here to help parents! 


Designated Safeguarding Leads 

Lead DSL - Mrs Alison Chambers - achambers@englishmartyrs.rutland.sch.uk

Deputy DSLs - Mrs Catherine Scott - cscott@englishmartyrs.rutland.sch.uk, Mrs Karen Emmerson - kemmerson@englishmartyrs.rutland.sch.uk

Telephone 01572 722 400

Please click here to view our Safeguarding/Child Protection Policy plus the Addendum to the policy in relation to Covid 19 can be found here . 

****NEWS FLASH****

New Classroom!

We are very excited to announce that we have been given the green light from our Catholic Multi Academy Trust to forge ahead with the building of a new classroom. We are hoping the new classroom will be started during the summer holidays and are keeping our fingers crossed that it will be finished by Christmas. The new classroom will mean we can have single year groups across the school and increase our planned admission numbers to allow our amazing school community to grow whilst still retaining class sizes under 30.  We will keep you updated with any news on the build! 

English Martyrs is top of the tables!

Following the release of the school performance tables this year, our school sits proudly at the top of all Rutland schools for attainment in combined reading, writing and maths at the end of 2018/2019.  Click here to view the tables.

Route to Resilience accreditation

We are thrilled to have received our accreditation for being a Route to Resilience school .  We completed a programme on an evidence-based and practical approach to supporting schools and families in their work developing the emotional wellbeing and resilience of children and young people. 

Platinum School Games Award!

We are thrilled to announce that we have been awarded the Platinum School Games Award - one better than our previous Gold award and the only school in Rutland to achieve this! Read more about it on our Sports page.

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