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Church School

The Henry Prince C.E (C) First School and Nursery is a Church of England School, in the Diocese of Lichfield. Our local church is Saint John the Baptist in Mayfield.

To ensure we are upholding the values of a Church of England School we are inspected by a member of the diocese as part of a cycle. To read the latest inspection report, please Click Here.

During the Harvest Festival celebrations, each year the children put together boxes of fruit and vegetables which are then given to the church. The produce is auctioned at the Harvest Supper and the proceeds are sent to a charity of the children's choice.

Every Christmas the church hosts a Christingle Service (Christmas Service) which the children attend on the last day of term. Each child is given:

An orange, representing the world, with;

A red ribbon tied round, representing the blood of Jesus;

Glace cherries and sweets skewered on four cocktail sticks, representing the fruits of the four seasons;

A lighted candled, representing Jesus as the light of the world.

Every June in Mayfield the annual Well Dressing event is held and the local priests bless the decorated wells. One of which is decorated by the children of Henry Prince. As part of this event there is a traditional Maypole dance which the children of Henry Prince perform for the community.

St John the Baptist Church


St John's Church



Maypole Dance