The Mary Bassett Lower School is an exciting place where there is an established culture of learning for pleasure and practical curiosity. Everyone in our community is learning every day. The children learn through the lessons and life experiences we give them, the staff learn from and with the children. We celebrate the achievements of children in many ways but more importantly we encourage and foster a love for the learning process itself. We aim to build the capacity of learners and to support them to see that their own potential is not limited. Helping children to make progress in line with expectations is a great honour, but inspiring them to be ambitious for their future is our true purpose.
Our school is named after Mary Bassett who dedicated much of her life to improving the lives of others. The school acknowledges the influence of 'Service to Others' as a contributing factor to its unique nature. The school has a long history in the town and has seen many changes. The school benefits from its central location within the town and a quirky site layout, providing us with many special outdoor spaces.
We hope you enjoy looking around our website to get a feel for our vision and values. We welcome prospective parents and carers to come and look around the school (by appointment only). If you want to take advantage of this opportunity please contact our Front Desk and they will assist getting you booked in for a tour with a Senior Leader.
The MBLS Team
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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