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For general enquiries please contact the school office:      01206 729266      admin@fingringhoe.essex.sch.uk

Latest News: Watch this space for updates.Our school has been rated 'Good' by Ofsted in February 2018.

In February 2018, our school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

Fingringhoe C of E Primary is a small village school in an idyllic setting, right beside a village pond and an historic oak tree. We are proud of the supportive learning ethos which underpins our core values for pupils and staff alike. Together – pupils, staff and governors – decided upon our core values of Courage, Care and Compassion. Find out more about them here. The children say that the best things about our school are that “everyone knows each other” and that it “feels like one big family”.  Certainly, our older children take pride in looking after the younger children, especially when we go to Church and on the playground.  The school is very much part of the village community and we are well supported by our friends and neighbours. We have very close links with St Andrew’s Church which is just next door, where we  go  for collective worship, as well as for special occasions. Our Year 6 pupils enjoy leading Collective Worship in St Andrew’s Church on a fortnightly basis.

We teach the children in four classes, usually with two year groups in the class.  Each class group also has the support of one or more learning support assistants.

Our teachers and support staff are well qualified and really enthusiastic.  We are part of the Tiptree & Stanway Consortium, which means we work closely with other local schools on a regular basis. This enables staff to further  develop their knowledge and understanding, and share best practice with other teachers.

We aim to deliver a high standard of education within the National Curriculum while at the same time enjoying our learning.  The children’s learning also takes place outside, in and around the village and at our ‘outdoor classroom’.

Contact Details: If you have any queries please in the first instance speak to a member of the office team who will direct you to the correct member of staff.  The office team can be contacted by telephone on 01206 729266.

What people say 

"Pupils have positive attitudes towards learning and this means that they work hard in lessons and respond quickly to instructions from staff. They show respect for one another and help each other when working collaboratively to complete learning tasks… Pupils are polite and courteous and conduct themselves around the school in an orderly manner."

"The school’s marking and feedback policy is consistently applied in all classes."

"Teachers use ‘hooks’….to engage and motivate children to learn as well as sustain their interest and engender a love of learning. "

"Staff use a range of skillful questioning to check pupils understanding, extend their thinking and also to ensure that they can articulate their own thinking and reasoning."

"Pupil behaviour is good and their positive attitudes to learning, combined with higher expectations from teachers, is resulting in good progress being made in lessons."

"Governors, through the regular monitoring they carry out in school, are knowledgeable about the school and use this to hold the school to account."

"The Headteacher provides clear direction and her focus on school improvement and robust monitoring ensures that areas for development are addressed rapidly with appropriate actions."

Photographs by www.lawrencegodfrey.co.uk

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