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Our 2019 Year 6 SATs results place The Lea as the highest attaining primary school in Harpenden; in the top 6 across the whole of Hertfordshire; and in the top 3% in the whole of England.

If you’d like to book an informal tour, please call the school on 01582 767 939.

The Lea Primary and Nursery is a small, nurturing and inclusive one-form entry school in Harpenden.  Our school’s vision is to be at the forefront of high-quality education.

We offer:

  • A dedicated team of experienced teachers who go above and beyond to create learning opportunities without limits.
  • ‘WOW’ learning through interactive experiences, and school trips making learning memorable and fun!
  • Large outdoor spaces including multiple playgrounds, playing field, outdoor classroom, gym trim trail and play equipment for all ages.
  • Breakfast club and after school club, ideal for working parents.
  • Flexible nursery hours incl. 30 hours funded childcare for all eligible families.
  • Varied extra-curricular activities covering a multitude of sports, dance and musical theatre.
  • Strong community ethos and active PTA
  • A small school which nurtures and values each individual.

“The Lea is a truly wonderful place, where all staff value, nurture and celebrate the talents and interests of all its pupils.  It has a wonderful feeling of community and togetherness. It’s the little things they do so well that make it such a fantastic place and why children love learning so much”.  Parent View, Ofsted 2018

“As headteacher at The Lea, I am incredibly excited about what the future holds for your children and welcome you to the school to find out more.”  James Berry, Headteacher