Rothley Church of England Primary (Academy)

"Working together to achieve value and recognise the strengths of all"

Walk to School campaign



We encourage parents and children to walk, cycle or use their scooter rather than drive to the school gates.  We are attempting to make the school a safer place by reducing the number of cars dropping children off around school, but instead encourage parents and children to walk for the last 5-10 minutes of the journey. I would like to say this has been a success, but I cannot. 

New Parking Zones

You will be able to park your cars at the Red Lion car park, the Rothley School drop off area on Warren Way.  It is essential that we make the school area a safer place so please help us to do this. 

For an extra 5 minutes walk and benefiting you health wise you could park in a New Parking Zone. 


Cycling Proficiency

Rothley Primary liaises with Leicestershire County Council to provide Cycling proficiency training to Years 4 and 5.

Year 4 have Level 1 training which is on the playground.  This normally takes place in April and we are hoping to organise this for this year.  We will update you in the newsletter when we have a date confirmed.

After taking Level 1 training, Year 5 children can go onto Level 2, which is on the road.  This normally takes place in the autumn term.

The children have great fun and gain a lot of skill on these courses.  The children must have a roadworthy bike and a helmet.  Please ensure that helmets are worn at all times.

We encourage cycling to school, using a helmet and storing your bikes in the bike stands provided.

Thanks again for all of your support.


Road Safety

Every year at Rothley Primary School we promote the children being safe on the roads and pavements at all times.

Road Safety lessons

We have liaised with Leicestershire County Council and organised Road Safety lessons for all of the children across the school.  These lessons have ranged from “Be bright be Seen” lessons for the Foundation children, activity workshops for KS1 and Lower KS2 and drama sessions for Upper KS2.

The feedback from the sessions has been very positive and they have learnt a lot from the sessions about being safe on the roads.

Road Safety Week

Each year there is a Road Safety week, normally in November.  We promote this in school running competitions, assemblies and activities in class.

Road Safety Officers