Education Services

Willingham Primary School

Thodays Close
CB24 5LE

Tel: 01954 283030
e-mail: [email protected]

Headteacher: Mrs JM Brearley BA MA


Our Mission Statement

Willingham Primary School aims to provide quality teaching and learning for all its pupils, delivering a curriculum for the development of the whole child and one that is fitting for the 21st century, in a safe, secure, happy, caring and stimulating environment.

Ethos Statement

Willingham Primary School serves its community by providing an education of the highest quality within the context and understanding of shared values e.g. care, consideration and co-operation, honesty, respect and openness. The school encourages an understanding of the meaning and significance of these values through the experience it offers its pupils.

 View from the Playground


Chairman of the School Governors - Rob Laycock

Please make initial contact through school office

Willingham School Association

Chairperson - Rebecca Dawson. Please make initial contact through school office

School Clubs

(please note that arrangements change after April 2010, contact the School Office for advance details)

Breakfast Club

contact school office for details

Out of School Club

collect details from the school office or contact Lynda Maris, Chair, tel 01954261665 open five days a week during term time

Holiday activities

contact the school office about activities taking place during school holidays

The Phoenix School Cambridge is an independent Pre-Prep for children aged 3 to 7 years set in the stunning grounds of Willingham House.


We have a warm, loving ethos and provide the highest standard of education supported by a strong pastoral care system. We have highly qualifi ed and experienced staff, small classes and a rich curriculum enhanced by specialist teachers for art, music, dance, French, Mandarin and football. Extra curricular activities and hot lunches are also provided.

Before and after school care and holiday playschemes are available.

For more information,
Call: 01954 263113 or see the directory entry


Other local education infomation

Honeypot Pre-School

Thoday’s Close
CB24 5LE
Tel: 01954 201567

Manager - Gina Balaam

Management Committee Chairlady - Gemma Thomas

[email protected]


Pre-School Childcare

Old Buttery Nursery School – see Business Directory for details

Adult Education

Fen Edge

E-mail: [email protected]

Tel: 01954 288751 Ext 1742 or visit our website: showing other useful links
Contact: Janet Drinkwater – Adult & Family Learning Manager

Workers’ Educational Association – WEA

Adult educational courses, for national details, for local/regional details, including courses run in Willingham,

Contact Rosemary Mumford, Tel 01954 260934

Baptist Church Hall, see Willingham News, library and Post Office for details of courses and booking, also WEA booklet in library.

Willingham has two courses - Autumn Term and Spring Term. A different course is selected each time. The class takes place on a Monday morning, starting at 10am and finishing at 11.45am, Baptist Church, George Street.

The Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is the UK’s largest voluntary provider of adult education. Ever since it was founded in 1903, in order to support the educational needs of working men and women, the WEA has maintained its commitment to provide access to education and learning for adults from all backgrounds, and in particular those who have previously missed out on education.

The WEA is one of the UK’s biggest charities, and operates at local, regional and national levels. Nine Regions in England, a Scottish Association and over 450 local Branches make up the WEA’s National Association.

Through these local and regional centers, today’s WEA now runs over 10,000 courses each year, providing learning for more than 110,000 adults of all ages and drawn from all walks of life. Courses are created and delivered in response to local need, often in partnership with local community groups and organisations.

British Schools Trust

The Willingham British School Trust is a charity which exists for the purpose of providing financial support for the education and training of the young people of Willingham. The Trust is registered with the Charity Commissioners and its registered number is 311393. For more infomation please follow this link

Contact Lynda Blunt, Tel  01954 261309