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School profile

Sprites Primary Academy

Our Vision:
A fun and exciting centre of excellence that nurtures and inspires young minds to be fearless…
…and change the world!

Our Aims:
Provide an environment that is safe, joyful, fair and full of hope.
Nurture our children to become kind, caring, polite citizens of the world.
Break down barriers, smash ceilings, ignite belief so that our pupils become highly aspirational learners.
Deliver a relevant curriculum that tackles the big issues of our times, fearless and filled with controversy and debate so that we motivate our pupils to become passionate, lifelong learners with a truly global outlook.
Place our children at the centre of our world – all of our thinking revolves around their needs.
Create a culture of high expectations, high enjoyment and high challenge.
Become a beacon school where others come to learn; a school that transcends its perceived barriers.

Our Values:
Our school crest, proudly created by our pupils, encapsulates all of our values. The central images represent our three ‘Life Values’ – Safe, Polite, Aspirational – named so as they are universal and go beyond the school gates into every aspect of our lives.

About our school experience


During the day, you will experience a range of classes and have the opportunity to talk to teachers and support staff. The day is intended to give you a true experience of life in a primary school. The day will begin at 9.00am - 12 noon.

We only accept candidates who are looking to pursue a career in primary teaching.

Start and finish times
9.00am to 12.00pm
Dress code

Smart casual

Teacher training

School Direct partner school

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must have a degree
    • Photo identification: Passport or driving licence
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement dates

There are no upcoming dates


Stonechat Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 0SA
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Only street parking

Disability and access details

We're happy to discuss your disability or access needs before or as part of your school experience request.

Stonechat Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 0SA
School phases
Early years, Primary (4 to 11)
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.