Ruskington Chestnut Street CE Primary School

Ruskington

We see our school as very much a part of the Ruskington Community. On this page you can find out a bit more about our village.

Scenic view of the beckRuskington is a large picturesque English village in the County of Lincolnshire. The village has a population in excess of 5,000 with over 2,100 dwellings.

Ruskington's High Street has a variety of excellent shops serving the local community including a Co-op Supermarket which also houses a sub-Post Office and chemist. Ruskington has many clubs and societies.

There is a rail station, which is on the Peterborough to Lincoln Line.

The village is notable for its parish church called All Saints  as well as its 'beck', a stream which runs through the village including the high street. The Ruskington Beck splits the high street into High Street North, a two way road, and High Street South, a one-way service road.

Numerous significant operational Royal Air Force Stations lay just a few miles from Ruskington, namely RAF Coningsby, RAF Cranwell, RAF Digby and RAF Waddington. RAF Waddington stages one of the largest military airshows in the world each year and RAF Coningbsy is home to the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight which has a visitors Centre.

The village is a vibrant place to visit and has a fascinating history.

Ruskington, while situated on flat fenland, has features of significant historical importance including an Anglo Saxon burial ground and Roman road within the western boundary of the village.