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Welcome to
Ninelands Primary School

Please browse our site to get a flavour of life at Ninelands. We love learning, particularly outdoors, and have a reputation for high academic results and outstanding pastoral care.


We believe that children should work hard, but that education should be stimulating, enjoyable and exciting. We believe in good discipline and academic achievement but also in the education of the whole child and therefore offer experiences in the widest possible range of areas of study including the arts and outdoor learning. Our extensive grounds include an allotment, pond, wild area, two fields, three playgrounds and a fantastic new purpose built foundation area. We have a strong music tradition and a passion for creativity in all areas of the curriculum.

Starting at a new school is an important time for both children and their parents/carers. We welcome parents/carers as partners in their children’s education. A successful partnership depends on close co-operation, support and trust between home and school and a recognition that we have a shared responsibility. We operate an open door policy where parents/carers can raise worries, ask questions and share information freely. Please do not hesitate to come and see us if you need to discuss something with us.

All our talented staff strive to maintain a caring, safe, happy, purposeful and stimulating environment where each child feels respected and valued and is encouraged to achieve their true potential. We work very closely with our neighbouring primary schools and Garforth Academy, our feeder high school, to ensure high quality experiences and education for all families in the Garforth community. 

It is important that you choose a school that you feel is right for your child and your family. Please arrange a visit with us and judge for yourself, we look forward to meeting you. 

Mrs Jillian Sabourn


Mission Statement

At Ninelands we believe in making learning irresistible, meaningful and memorable. We want our children to thrive in happy, secure environment where they are cared for and nurtured. We are passionate that our children should develop enquiring minds, a desire for learning, have high aspirations and be proud of their achievements. We challenge our children to be resilient, enthusiastic and self-motivated learners who achieve their best every lesson, every day. Ninelands creatively blends the essential skills, knowledge and understanding that the learners and leaders of the 21st Century need in order to succeed in life. Dare to dream! Believe and you will achieve!


School Aims

Encourage children of all abilities to develop enquiring minds, an enthusiasm for learning, an ability to co-operate and a desire to achieve.
Encourage children to develop their full potential in physical, emotional, spiritual and aesthetic growth and to recognise the importance of each of these areas of knowledge and experience.
Foster in all members of the school community positive attitudes towards self, other people and the different cultures of the world in which we live.
Promote self discipline so that children become increasingly responsible for their own behaviour and increasingly self-reliant and self motivated learners.
Provide equal opportunities for all, irrespective of gender, race, creed or physical ability.
Meet the requirements of the National Curriculum whilst maintaining a broad, balanced and differentiated curriculum which enables each child to experience success and develop attitudes of confidence and competence.
Provide for the continual development of the individual by meeting children’s present needs and providing a sound foundation for future stages of learning.
Play an active role in the life of the wider town community.

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Mrs J.R. Sabourn

Chair of Governors
Mr P. Holmes

Ninelands Primary School           
Ninelands Lane
Leeds  LS25 1NT

General Enquiries
Mrs J Kirkpatrick
Administrative Officer       Tel:   0113 287 8370