Welcome to Hempsted C. of E. Primary School


Our school lies in the village of Hempsted,  about 2½km from Gloucester city centre, but isolated from the main urban area by the Gloucester canal. The village of Hempsted has grown dramatically in the last 20 years, but the location of the school on the edge of the countryside means that the school still retains a ‘rural’ feel.

We are one of the smallest schools in the City of Gloucester, with a welcoming, family atmosphere, yet aiming to give our children the facilities and opportunities that are normally only on offer at a larger school. Our active parents’ association and close links with St. Swithuns Church keep the school at the heart of the community.



Class Gallery

Busy, busy, busy during our first term at school!
Class 3
We have started off the New Year using the apparatus in gymnastics.
Class 6
We ended our World War Two topic on a high just before half term, when we time travelled back to 1940 and were ‘evacuated’ to the countryside.
Class 2
In Art this term we have been looking at Portraits.
Class 4
G’day folks!  Class 4 celebrated Australia Day.
Class 1
Check out our messy maps of the classroom!
Class 5
We have been having ukulele lessons with the wonderful Mr. F.P.

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