Byng Road, Barnet, Hertfordshire EN5 4NR
10 reasons to choose Foulds School
Foulds School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Barnet and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Foulds School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 5 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2019) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Foulds School has nine classes from Reception, some mixed-age, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Foulds School ranks in the top 10% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 40% of schools.
The Foulds School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Core subjects are taught separately, but foundation subjects, such as geography and history, are taught as half-termly topics with cross-curricular links to other subjects. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers, a sleepover for Year 4 and a residential trip in Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Foulds School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Foulds School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am (school staff) to 5.45pm (external contractor).
Find another school near Foulds School
Susi Earnshaw Theatre School (0.7 miles); Mount House School (St Martha’s School) (1.4 miles); Dwight School London (4.1 miles).
Queen Elizabeth’s School, Barnet (0.8 miles); Queen Elizabeth’s Girls’ School (0.9 miles); JCoSS (2.9 miles).