Welcome to the Kingfisher Partnership of Church Schools


Ditchingham Primary School and Gillingham St Michaels Primary School make up the Kingfisher Partnership.

Our Executive Head Teacher Mrs Heather Brand leads both schools, which share one governing body.

Both schools have mixed aged classes catering for pupils from Reception through to Year 6 serving several of our local villages.

The Kingfisher Partnership works under the Diocese of Norwich education umbrella which help schools build a sustainable future. This collaboration provides strategic and moral support and allows us to share best practice, pool resources, invest in teacher training and develop school and subject leaders.


The Kingfisher Partnership provides both staff and pupils with exciting new opportunities for teaching and learning by developing and nourishing strong community links, providing prospects and experiences across all ages and backgrounds allowing young people and those in the wider community to live well together.

Our schools are open to families of any religion, and of none, and are here to serve the local community. A Christian ethos sets the culture of the schools, but the approach is very much one of inclusivity.

We are extremely proud of our partnership, our schools and the standards of care and education we provide and hope that you will be pleased with the experiences on offer for your child. We are flourishing together.

Mrs Heather Brand
Executive Headteacher

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