School Open Afternoon

On Friday 12th October we opened our doors and invited parents and family friends to come and view the school as ‘a working school.’ The children were involved in a RE Big Question Day on the topic of ‘What makes a good saint?’ Some in depth discussions and good […]

Sporting Events

We pride ourselves on giving the children competitive opportunities to compete in physical and sporting activities both at school level and inter-school level. September saw our school-based Family Group Kick Ball Rounders Competition. This is a very inclusive form of rounders and all children were involved from Foundation […]

Harvest Celebrations

Our school Harvest Service was held on Friday 28th September at St Faith’s church and led by the children in Classes 1 and 2 and the Reverend Jeremy Goulston. Thank you for your generous donations of food for The Gatehouse, a charity providing food, shelter and company to Oxford’s […]

School Values

At the start of the new academic year we have been thinking about our School Values of ‘Respect, Belonging, Creativity and Spirituality’ and how these can help us as we work, play and learn together at school. In Collective Worship we have been thinking about being respectful and courteous […]

Yenworthy Lodge Residential

The Year 5 and 6 pupils had another fantastic week away at Yenworthy Lodge, Devon. The children and staff spent the week outdoors facing some adventurous and challenging activities such as rock climbing, surfing, and kayaking. There was a great sense of team work and achievement from all the […]

Year Six Leavers’ Service

Our Year Six Leavers’ Service took place at St Faith’s church in Shellingford on Thursday 19th July. This special service was held to celebrate and prepare the Year Six pupils’ as they embark upon the next stage of their journey of life and learning. During the service, the Year […]

Sports Day

The whole school had a wonderful time at our school Sports Day. The children took part in team activities in their ‘Family Groups’ which was then followed by a series of competitive track events. Certificates were awarded for the overall winning team and to the team who demonstrated […]

The Lion King

Our summer production was again of a high standard! Congratulations to the children for two outstanding performances and to Mr Drew for leading the production. £137.10 was raised following Class 4’s recent Bake Sale and a further £172.25 was raised in donations to help cover the cost of the […]

ShWimbledon 2018!

Our ShWimbledon tennis competition this year was held over two days on: Monday 23rd June for Class 1 and 2 in school; and on Friday 29th June for Class 3 and 4 at The Faringdon Tennis Club. The event involved competitive sessions and mini coaching games for the children […]

FoSS Fun Day

Thank you to everyone who supported our Fun Day on Saturday the 16th June. The amount raised this year is in the region of a fantastic £2,131. I am sure you will join me in saying a huge thank you to the FoSS committee for organising the event and […]

Class 1 and 2 Visit: We The Curious

Class 1 and 2 had an exciting day out at Bristol’s Interactive Science Centre ‘We the Curious’ on Tuesday 5th June, to support their topic on ‘Space’. Both classes attended a ‘Destination Space’ science workshop, as well as having plenty of time to explore the hands-on exhibits. In addition, the […]

Class 3 and 4 Visit: Cotswold Wildlife Park

The children in Key Stage Two thoroughly enjoyed their visit to The Cotswold Wildlife Park on Thursday 24th May. The visit was linked to their Project Based Learning. Class 4 took a trip into the rainforest to meet squirrel monkeys, sloths and fruit bats, learn about some of the amazing […]