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Welcome to our school

... serving Comberton, Toft and the Eversdens


A lovely village in which to go to school.


Year 5 always have a very exciting time on their residential trip to Norfolk.

Nature Walk

Learning and having fun in Watts Wood.


A Midsummer Night’s Dream acted out in a beautiful setting.

Visit to Kentwell Hall

Years 3 and 4 spent a wonderful Tudor re-creation day at Kentwell Hall.

Visit to Duxford Air Museum

Younger children had a great time learning all about aeroplanes.


Our very active Parent Teacher Association puts on a wide range of events – including this opportunity to buy small gifts for Mother’s Day.

Oak class and BPP Law Students

The children had a chance to learn about and discuss moral and legal rights - especially what ages people are allowed to do certain things. 

Science in action!

Maple class in their class lab to present their investigations and answer any questions.

Presenting science results

Maple class present their science project results to a teacher

Chinese New Year

Acorn and Chestnut classes enjoyed learning all about the traditions, culture and excitement of Chinese New Year.

Book day

For our Intensive reading day, we all dressed up as book characters. Year 6 and reception children enjoyed some quality reading together.  

Book day

For our Intensive reading day, we all dressed up as book characters. Year 6 and reception children enjoyed some quality reading together.  

Book day

For our Intensive reading day, we all dressed up as book characters. Year 6 and reception children enjoyed some quality reading together.  

Sycamore class presentation

As part of Sycamore class' topic on  'the earth's oldest living eco-system', they had to prepare a presentation for an  an audience.

Rain forests

Maple class (Y3s) listened and learned about the rain forests led by Y5 researchers and enjoyed the quiz at the end of the presentation.

The Meridian Primary School is a happy and vibrant school situated in the picturesque village of Comberton, some five miles west of Cambridge.

Our ethos

Our aim is that children will leave school with these values deeply embedded:

  • Lifelong love of learning
  • Respect and courtesy
  • Care and consideration for others
  • Confidence and high self-esteem
  • Independence and responsibility
  • High expectations of themselves

Term dates

Our term dates are set by Cambridgeshire County Council. In addition we are required to announce five additional training days when the school will be closed (see below).

Training days

  • 1 September 2017
  • 13 October 2017
  • 2 January 2018
  • 29 March 2018
  • 25 June 2018


The 2016-17 prospectus for Meridian School is now available to download.


This stands for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities: see our SEND page for more details. Meridian School is supported by Cambridgeshire Local Authority to ensure children with special needs receive appropriate provision - see this link.


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Frequently asked questions

1. How many children and classes are there at Meridian?

2. How do I apply for a place for my child at Meridian?

3. Is there a school uniform and where can I buy it?

4. Is there any before- or after-school care?

5. Can I take my child on holiday during term time?

Recent updates and news

We have added some information about how we report attainment to parents and also the latest post ofsted action plan


You can download the school's latest OFSTED report Dec 2015 and HMI monitoring report July 2016 by clicking the large OFSTED button below.

Parent View

Parent View gives you the chance to tell OFSTED what you think about your child’s school.  Click the logo below.

Carole Etchie, Headteacher

Carole Etchie, Headteacher

Welcome to our website.  It is my great pleasure to lead a school which has such delightful children and committed staff. We are supported by a dedicated team of active governors, a brilliant PTA and good links into the wider community.

I am very happy to meet with current and prospective parents and carers - please call the office for an appointment.

Carole Etchie

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