Primary Schools in Fairford Leys
St. Mary’s Church of England School is a Church of England Voluntary Controlled School and Nursery teaching children between 3 and 11 years. They have been on the present site in Fairford Leys since 2000, and before that, the school occupied the old place in the town centre for over 150 years. In September 2016, they opened their Nursery class and can now take children from the term after they turn three.
Bearbrook Combined School and Pre-school is a vibrant, exciting learning community, where children enjoy their education and make accelerated progress in a stimulating environment. They are committed to developing the whole child through their creativity and diversity. They have a breakfast club and after school club available.
Thomas Hickman School is a two-form entry school located on Belgrave Road in the Meadowcroft area. Ofsted inspected them in September 2019, under the new inspection framework, and were judged as a Good school. The nursery offers mornings, afternoons or 30 hours for rising 4-year-olds, and also has a younger class for some rising 3-year-olds who have access to additional funding. The school also offers a breakfast club that runs during the week, and there are also a variety of clubs that run before, during and after school.
Stone Church of England Combined School is a mixed primary school in the nearby village of Stone. The school aims to welcome children to a safe and caring environment rooted in Christian values, where they can realise the potential of their unique gifts and talents. They nurture responsible and active citizens who make positive contributions to their communities.
Haydon Abbey is a mixed primary school just over a mile away from Fairford Leys. The school has a breakfast club available during the week, and they provide children with the foundations for life-long learning, which will enable them to enrich the community.
Oak Green School is a three-form entry, nursery and primary community school. It is situated in the middle of a large housing estate on the western side of the shire town of Aylesbury. There are presently over 600 plus pupils ranging from 2 to 11 in mixed-gender and ability. A breakfast club runs from 7:45 am to 8:45 am term time only. An after school club runs from 3:15 pm to 5:00 pm term time only.
Secondary schools in Fairford Leys
Aylesbury High School is an all-girls school based in the nearby town of Aylesbury. The school has an outstanding Ofsted report. They provide opportunities for girls to develop their skills and ideas through the arts, sport and recreation, house activities and community involvement, and the formal curriculum.
Aylesbury Grammar School is an all-boys school with an outstanding reputation for achievement and learning. Their vision is to provide the finest education for all their students, rich in opportunities within an inspirational and genuinely caring environment.
Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School is Aylesbury’s only mixed-gender grammar school. It has an outstanding rating from Ofsted. In recent years the school has expanded.
The Mandeville School continues to make rapid improvements with growing numbers of students wishing to join their learning community. Their staff are committed to constantly reviewing and improving the opportunities for their students.
Aylesbury Vale Academy believes everyone is a lifelong learner. They aim to create an achievement climate where each individual can be an active participant in their learning and have opportunities to flourish.
The Grange School is an established school with original buildings from 1954 on its present site and additions since then. The school roll is approximately 1,400 pupils.
John Colet School opened in the 1950s, catering for children between the ages of 11 and 15. The school now has over 1000 pupils aged 11 to 18 and has undergone extensive refurbishment in recent years.
Waddesdon Church of England School is a co-educational 11 to 18 secondary school with just over 1,000 students on roll and around 300 students in the Sixth Form. Their daily routines and educational practice are rooted in the twin values of Dignity and Respect. Since being inspected in September 2006, when the school was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted, their sustained high results have validated this judgment for ten successive years. They are amongst a handful of schools nationally who are in this position.
Cottesloe School is around a 20-minute drive from Fairford Leys and is a mixed-gender school. It has a good rating from Ofsted.
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