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About our school

 

Foxes Piece School is on a large level site with wonderful grounds and many attractive natural features.  We have excellent playing fields and use them to provide a range of sports clubs and host local competitions with the other Marlow schools.  We share our site with Newfield Community Church Fellowship, Stepping Stones Pre-school, Little Roo's Nursery and the Childrens' Centre.

 

Foxes Piece is an inclusive community school with strong track records of good progress. We have high expectations and through our rigorous monitoring of learning we set challenging targets and provide targeted interventions where needed.  Our calm and happy learning environment is valued by all our children.

 

We are a truly nurturing school where everyone is valued and supported to achieve their very best. Happy children are at the heart of our ethos.  Our reflective school community of staff, parents and governors are supportive and value the education provided at Foxes Piece.

 

As a community school we are passionate about inclusion and diversity and respect and tolerance is the heart of all we do and is linked to British Values.  Through our curriculum, assemblies and focus days we celebrate a range of faiths and through specialist workshops we promote inclusion and equality for all.  Regular visits by local farms, sports specialists and performing arts professionals ensure that have a rich and varied curriculum that extends beyond the National Curriculum.

 

Our Early Years class offers an innovative and inspirational child-centred learning environment.  The development of our outdoor area together with the high staff to pupil ratio has led to excellent outcomes for the children at Foxes Piece School. 

 

In Key Stage One the children follow the National Curriculum, the morning comprises of Guided Reading, Phonics, literacy and maths.  There is a strong focus on the development of synthetic phonics for reading, writing, spelling alongside the development of letter formation and cursive handwriting.  During the afternoons our topic learning is delivered by both the class teachers and specialist teachers to ensure the foundation subjects are taught creatively and with robust and meaningful cross curricular links.

 

Children in Key Stage Two begin their day with Guided Reading, followed by literacy and maths.  Handwriting sessions are also taught several times a week.  The afternoon sessions are based upon our class topics and delivered by either the class teachers or specialist teachers to ensure the foundation subjects are taught both progressively and creatively.  Cross curricular links between the core subjects and foundation subjects are encouraged but as a school we recognise that some aspects of learning need to be taught discreetly to ensure the best outcomes.

 

Our Open Morning is Wednesday 27th November 2019 9.30am-11.00am. 

 

We warmly welcome visits to Foxes Piece School, please call the school office to arrange a convenient time on 01628 483455. Tours and guided visits are available throughout the year upon request.

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