The Village school is situated in the small, friendly village of Coleshill, close to Amersham.

Founded in 1847, the school is a Voluntary Controlled Church School in the Parish of St. Mary’s, Amersham. The spacious building is set in its own grounds, consisting of a large playground and gardens. A recent extension to the school has added additional education space. The school is well equipped with latest information technology and has several well used PC’s.

There are currently 56 pupils attending the school.

The aim of the school is to foster, in a caring environment, the all round development of each child, encouraging at the same time self- confidence, self-discipline, responsibility and courtesy. Children follow a graded reading scheme and care is taken to hear each child read daily.

The mathematics curriculum is balanced and varied, and every opportunity is taken to practise the skills the children have learnt. The curriculum includes science, history, geography, music, art, design and technology, information technology, physical education and religious education. Children with special needs are given individual support.

The Head Teacher - Mrs. Jenny Earp brings a wealth of experience from her previous teaching posts. Despite the demands of juggling family life with a very busy head teacher's existence, Jenny looks forward to leading the School into the 21st Century. Click here to email the Head Teacher

School News - Winter 2017

Headteachers old and new

Dear Villagers,

I am delighted to introduce Mrs Julie Field, as headteacher at Coleshill School. She will commence officially on 1st January 2018, although she is in touch with the school now. The Governors are very pleased that Mrs Sarah Hewat has agreed to act as headteacher for the half term until Christmas and is generously supported by the teachers to provide continuity and stability for the children.
Gillian Sach
Chairman of Governors

It gives me great pleasure to introduce myself as the new headteacher of Coleshill Church of England Infant School. I feel very privileged to have been appointed by the governors. I have had the opportunity to visit the school on a number of occasions and all the staff and children have made me feel very welcome.

Originally from London, I have been living in Buckinghamshire for the last 26 years where my husband and I have brought up our two sons: the eldest, Chris, is currently studying Drama at Queen Mary’s University in London, and Tom has just started studying for his A levels at John Hampden Grammar School.

Before entering teaching, I worked for many years in the I.T. industry in programming, sales and European marketing. After graduating from Oxford Brookes University, I have worked in a wide range of schools and am currently the Deputy Headteacher at Little Chalfont School. I am passionate about teaching, have high expectations and will strive to ensure that our school supports children to be whole rounded individuals. I strongly believe that school is the opportunity for children to discover and unlock hidden talents in a fun and nurturing environment.

I very much look forward to getting to know you all and being part of the school and local community.
Julie Field

Jenny Earp

I was lucky enough to become a governor of Coleshill school when Jenny Earp began her headship in 1998. Over these years the school has gone from strength to strength, becoming ‘Outstanding’ at each inspection. Jenny developed the school into a very special place with an atmosphere of warmth and energy. She was such an inspirational teacher with the result that standards of literacy and numeracy are high and the curriculum broad and exciting. Her skills in music were a great benefit to the pupils, for play productions, recorder lessons and the very important Christian services and daily worship. She felt very deeply about the school’s Christian values and ethos.

She had a wonderful ability to bring out the potential in the children, staff and governors alike.
She is much loved and will be missed by us all.
Rosemary Valentine
former Chairman of Governors

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I have known Jenny since 1999, firstly as a Parent when my son started in Reception, then as a Governor and finally as a member of the Teaching staff. She has influenced all aspects of my life, helping my children to achieve their full potential and giving them the most wonderful start to their education. In 2001, she encouraged me to become a Governor at the school. Having just lost my father it was just the distraction I needed to cope. In 2004, I started to teach at the school and realised that as far as teaching goes I had my dream job. I am always so proud to tell people where I work.

Jenny has been a constant support to me in my role as Mother, Governor and Teacher. We have laughed so much over the years and I now look forward to hearing all about her new adventures. She is a true friend and although she no longer works with us, her influence will remain at Coleshill for ever.
Julie Winson