Welcome to The Redeemer Church of England Primary School.

‘Believing, loving, caring, sharing.  Everyone growing in the light of Christ.’

“A new commandment I give unto you, that you love one another as I have loved you.”  John 13v34

I hope that you enjoy browsing our website and gain an insight into the life of The Redeemer School.  We are very proud of our outstanding school, our pupils and their successes and our website is packed full of useful information and regular updates on what is happening in and around school.

At The Redeemer, we aim to provide a distinctively Christian, caring, stimulating and secure environment in which children are encouraged to strive to do their best in all aspects of their learning and development.

We place great emphasis upon the well-being and personal developmental of every child.  As a school, we work hard to create a lively, engaging and purposeful learning environment.

As a church school, the Christian faith underpins all that we do in school, permeating all aspects of school life. This is clearly summarised in our vision, developed by the staff and children, ‘Believing, loving, caring, sharing . Everyone growing in the light of Christ.’ and in our core values of ‘Wisdom, Compassion, Hope, Forgiveness, Thankfulness and Friendship’.

At The Redeemer, we actively encourage parents to become involved in their children’s education. We firmly believe that home and school need to work in partnership for the benefit of the children. Working together as a school family, we can ensure that children are both happy and successful at school.

We hope that you enjoy your visit to our website, and that you find the information you are looking for.  Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any queries or would like any paper copies of the documents contained within the website and we would delighted to show you round our happy school and answer any questions that you may have. Please call in or telephone to make an appointment..  Mrs Murray manages the school office and is happy to assist in anyway she can.

Yours faithfully,

Mrs. M.Smith  BA(Hons) QTS NPQH

Jack Walker Way, Fernhurst Farm,
Blackburn BB2 4JJ
Telephone: 01254 296400
Email: office@theredeemer.blackburn.sch.uk
Website: www.theredeemercep.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/theredeemerceprimary

Strategic Aims for 2018-21 

In Summer 2018 the Governing Board revisited the mission statement and identified values and strategic aims which will lead all aspects of school improvement from 2018-2021. 

The values and strategic aims are as follows:

“Friendship, Compassion, Forgiveness, Wisdom, Thankfulness, Hope, rooted firmly in Agape, Love. “

Friendship (John 15v12-14)

To develop friendships, welcoming supporting and loving each other, celebrating the gifts and talents of all.

Compassion (1 Peter 3v8)

To inspire children to show compassion for others in school and for those in the local and global communities.

Forgiveness (Colossians 3v13)

To foster a community where all can learn to give and to receive forgiveness.

 Wisdom (Proverbs 22:6)

To teach our children to face challenges, developing empathy, resilience and self-confidence, whilst ensuring access to a deep and rich curriculum.

Thankfulness (Colossians 2v6-7)

To teach all members of our school community to be thankful for all that God has given us: the physical world, our human potential and our spiritual calling.

To encourage all to be thankful by caring for all God has given us and developing our gifts and talents to their full potential.

 Hope (Ephesians 1v18)

To develop an awareness that hope, based on God’s love for all through Christ, is where confidence and a positive self-image, peace of mind and purpose in life can be found.


At Blackburn The Redeemer (Voluntary Aided) Church of England Primary School, we aim to provide a safe, happy Christian environment with a high quality of care to all of our members.

The Christian faith and its teachings are the basis for every aspect of life at our school.

This school is distinguished by the support of its entire staff for its Christian foundation, promoting a sympathetic understanding of Christianity and other faiths.

We nurture the spiritual development of all members of the school community and promote mutual respect and responsibility.

We provide effective teaching of the National Curriculum, encouraging the highest achievement for each child. We value the contribution each child makes to the life of the school and take account of individual’s needs.

This school has strong links with home and Parish Church, seeking to facilitate growth in knowledge and love of God and service to the community.

At Blackburn The Redeemer Church of England Primary School, we promote an ethos of excellence and endeavour for all, in a caring Christian setting.





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Working in partnership, Redeemer Church of England Primary School, Wensley Fold Primary Academy and the University of Cumbria offer new graduates the opportunity to get into primary education. With this partnership we have gone on to have great success and have been featured on www.theshuttle.org.uk .

To view the full article please click HERE

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Primary School of the Year, The Redeemer CE Primary School.
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Congratulatory letter from Nick Gibb recognizing the outstanding achievement in phonics screening check for 2017.

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Congratulatory letter from Nick Gibb recognizing the outstanding achievement in writing assessments for 2017.


Blackburn The Redeemer Church of England Primary School and Wensley Fold Church of England Primary Academy became a designated teaching school alliance in 2014. T.E.A.M. Teaching School ( Together Everyone Achieves More), is an alliance of 10 Blackburn with Darwen  primary schools and partners.

Our alliance was formed to recruit and train the best teachers for our schools through our Schools Direct Programme. The taught programme is delivered by high quality practitioners with a proven track record in their specialist subject.

For more information on the T.E.A.M School Alliance please click here or on the logo to the right to open a new window containing the T.E.A.M school alliance website.