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Fownhope Primary and Pre-School both rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted

Fownhope Primary and Pre-School both rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted

13 March 2017 – Ofsted has rated St. Mary’s C of E Primary School, Fownhope, and St. Mary’s Pre-School as Good, with boys and girls performing equally well.  “We are so pleased to be awarded Good by Ofsted;” said Mr Milne, Head Teacher, “We work hard at both ensuring academic standards and nurturing the whole […]

Fownhope children smash their fundraising target for The Little Princess Trust

Fownhope children smash their fundraising target for The Little Princess Trust

Fownhope Primary School Green Class, aged 7 to 8, ran five marathons in five days last week, raising over seven times their target for The Little Princess Trust. £1469 was raised, enough to buy three wigs of real hair for children with cancer. The children were inspired by David Walliams novel ‘The Midnight Gang,’ where […]

Fownhope Primary School children and parents take part in Healthy Living Week

Fownhope Primary School children and parents take part in Healthy Living Week

Children and parents at a Herefordshire school were greeted by morning sporting activities as part of Healthy Living Week. Fownhope Primary School held a selection of activities before school every morning last week including a ‘breakfast aerobics’ fun session on the playground for both children and parents. Pupils learnt about healthy lifestyles, eating and keeping […]

Cooking Up Christmas at St Mary’s C of E School, Fownhope

Cooking Up Christmas at St Mary's C of E School, Fownhope

“Freshly prepared Christmas Dinner for 275; no problem,” says Sally Holmes, Kitchen Manager at St. Mary’s C of E Primary School, Fownhope. With its own on-site kitchen and staff, St. Mary’s rolled out the red carpet at Christmas. Over two days and four sittings, Sally, the kitchen team and dinner ladies hosted Christmas Dinner not […]

Fownhope children help Operation Christmas Child

Fownhope children help Operation Christmas Child

Children at St Mary’s C of E Primary School, Fownhope have been decorating and filling shoe boxes with small gifts as part of Operation Christmas Child. This is a national wide campaign by the Samaritan’s Purse UK. The children have been filling their boxes with a few toys and essential items, such as paper and […]