Laurel Fields, Potters Bar, Herts EN6 2BA

01707 652714

Cranborne Primary School

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WE ARE RECRUITING! Click here to visit our page on Teach in Herts to find out more about vacancies


It is my privilege to welcome you to Cranborne School and an honour to serve as the Headteacher. 

Our school is a place of fun, laughter, learning and a willingness to succeed; to be the very best we can be. We recognise that children are uniquely different - all possessing different skills and abilities. At Cranborne, we nurture the talents of individuals and celebrate their efforts and achievements.

Children are happy here. They feel safe, secure and able to express themselves. There is an exciting and energetic atmosphere at our school - it is a place full of positivity and opportunity. Staff thrive on the challenge of creating the highest standards of learning and children engage willingly, eager to learn more.

We understand the importance of excellent home/school partnerships and for this very reason, encourage strong parental input into their child's education. We operate an open door policy and are open to new ideas and suggestions.

It is my view that education is the key to a successful future. As worldwide opportunities become more accessible in terms of careers, children of today are now competing internationally. It is therefore crucial that our children are fully equipped to compete with students across the world. With this in mind, we have very high expectations. We strive to achieve academic excellence and create an environment where young minds can flourish.

I hope that you find the information on our web page useful - please feel free to contact us should you have any queries.

Mrs Claire Keilty  BEd hons NPQH



Parents and carers, please follow this link to have your say about our school:

Parent/ Carer Survey

Take a look at the results so far... 


 Pond and Nature Area Renovation 

We are fundraising to enhance our outdoor learning environment.

Our Pond and nature area have become overgrown in recent years and we are working hard to bring it back to its former glory.

How you can help:

Donate to our GoFundMe page


Safeguarding Statement

We are committed to listening to children and keeping them safe.  If you ever have any concerns for the safety or wellbeing of a child, please speak to the Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs):

Claire Keilty - Headteacher 

Rachael Wood - Deputy Headteacher 

Tara Caldwell - Assistant Headteacher

Elaine Aarons - Pastoral Teacher

Sarah Cooper - SENDCo

Lesley Davis - Year 3 Teacher

Rebecca Christoforou - Year 4 Teacher

Sara Mottram - Nursery Teacher

If the above are unavailable, please call Children's Services :

0300 123 4043

Safeguarding concerns should never be delayed. Always treat them as urgent. 

Latest School Calendar Events

Half Term Holiday29May2023

New Intake - Reception Home Visits05Jun2023

EYFS Sports Day08Jun2023

9:15 am - 9:45 am

Year 3 & 4 Sports Day08Jun2023

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Year 5 & 6 Sports Day08Jun2023

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Calendars page(s): School Calendar >>

School Tours

We hold tours of our wonderful school to coincide with key admission dates into Nursery and Reception. 

NURSERY APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! Click on the form below to make an application...

Application Form

On our tours you will be able to meet some of the teaching staff, see the children in action in their classrooms and have an opportunity to ask any questions.

Please email our admissions assistant at for more information.

In the meantime, please see below our virtual tour or click on the link to see our school in action:

For in-year admissions, families are invited to visit us once a formal offer of a place has been made by Hertfordshire County Council. Tours are not conducted at any other time of the year.

If you require information about the admissions process, please email our Admissions Assistant