Welcome to Carlton VC C of E Primary School!

Carlton VC C of E Primary School

Work hard, reach for the stars and you will go far!



We are a Voluntary Controlled Church of England Primary School 

for 4-11 year olds based in North Bedfordshire.


Vision Statement:


Every child matters and every voice is heard.

All children are challenged to achieve their full potential in a safe and caring, Christian environment, enabling them to move on as confident well rounded individuals, prepared to face the future.



Carlton VC C of E Primary School is a small, friendly,  village school that values standards and achievements in all areas.  We are extremely proud of all that goes on here.


We hope you enjoy browsing round our website.


"OUTSTANDING in all areas" - Ofsted 2013

Ofsted Report 2013

The distinctiveness and effectiveness of Carlton Primary School as a Church of England school are outstanding (SIAMS December 2017)

·         Christian values are deeply embedded at the heart of the school’s practice, which result in high standards of academic achievement, behaviour and personal well-being for all pupils.

·         The dedication, care and nurture provided by the headteacher and staff ensures that all pupils thrive in an environment underpinned by a strong Christian ethos, where every individual is valued.

·         The strong partnership between the school and local clergy supports the pupils’ understanding of the Christian faith.

SIAMS Report 2017


Carlton Before School / Breakfast Club

Term time from 8am


Carlton After School Club

Term time - 3.30pm - 5.30pm

These are thriving on site clubs where the children can undertake a wide range of activities in a safe and stimulating environment.

Application forms available from the School Office


Carlton Pre-School

There is a happy, thriving Pre School on site, for children aged from 2 years

Open Term Time

9.00am - 3pm Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs

9.00am - 1pm  Fri

Please telephone 01234 720194 for further information.


Parent and Toddler Group

This group meet in the school hall every Friday from 10.00am to 11.30am. All welcome.



In case of school closure due to adverse weather parents will be advised by global text and a message posted on the Bedford BC website. Please click on link below:






Contact Details


Head Teacher: Mrs Gail Highton



Our Address:

Carlton VC C of E Primary School

The Moor



MK43 7JR



Phone: 01234 720281


Fax: 01234 720281


E-mail: admin@carltonprimary.org