Furneux Pelham, Buntingford, Hertfordshire SG9 0LH
10 reasons to choose Furneux Pelham Church of England School
Furneux Pelham Church of England School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Buntingford and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Furneux Pelham Church of England School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary controlled faith school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2020) inspection.
Average class size
Furneux Pelham Church of England School has four mixed-age classes and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Furneux Pelham Church of England School ranks in the top 20% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The Furneux Pelham Church of England School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Cross-curricular topic-based teaching for some foundation 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, Forest School for all year groups and a residential trip for Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Furneux Pelham Church of England School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Furneux Pelham Church of England School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There may be some occasional extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 6.00pm.
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