Highfield South Farnham stands on an attractive two-acre site sitting in the south of Farnham.
We are a Primary and Nursery School situated on Weydon Lane. The school opened in February 2015 as part of South Farnham Educational Trust, welcoming pupils in the age range 3-11 years.
The learning environment includes a well-equipped library, a music studio including three small group learning rooms, an additional learning zone and food technology area. A multipurpose hall, used on a daily basis, offers a full range of gymnastic apparatus and performance space. The two acres of play area include grassed sports fields, EYFS playground, a netball court and purpose built outside classroom surrounded by woodland.
Extensive developments to our educational provision are ongoing, including a further covered teaching area to the rear of school and a multi-use games area. Most of the children move on to Weydon Secondary School when they leave at 11 years of age, although once again parents have the right to choose any secondary school. We maintain close contact with Weydon to preserve continuity in our children's education.
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“We strive to shape well-balanced, respectful, successful and happy young achievers.” where high quality personal, social and academic standards are encouraged.The purpose of our school is to respond to the unique educational needs of every child, in order for them to thrive within our complex and ever changing society. By seeking an active partnership with children, parents and carers and the wider community we can achieve this goal together.School Organisation
The school was built in 1968 and is a co-educational one-form entry primary school providing a seamless education for pupils from 3 to 11 years. The school is organised into 3 Key Stages. The Foundation Stage catering for pupils 3-5 years, admitting pupils from 3 years old into the school’s nursery class, with pupils transferring to the reception class the September after their 4th birthday. Key Stage 1 (the infants) provides for pupils aged 6-7 years and Key Stage 2 (the juniors) providing for pupils from 7 – 11 years.
The main buildings hosts: Seven purpose built classrooms around a central quad each with cloakrooms and toilet facilities.A purpose built nursery class. A central hall / gymnasium with changing area. Studio building providing group teaching rooms, offices, kitchen and large teaching room for the delivery of the creative arts. A purpose built library, Large Information communication suite/ music / home economics teaching area / Offices / Staffroom
The Nursery building provides:¨ a parent meeting room¨ a soft play room¨ large outside play area¨ a large teaching space with attached quiet room
The Grounds:Large playing field Foundation, Key Stage 1 and 2 playgrounds Nature conservation area / small arboretum
South Farnham Educational Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust created in January 2015 and led by South Farnham School.
There are currently two academies within the trust:
South Farnham Primary School consisting of 788 pupils from 4 – 11 years is situated on two sites, one in Menin Way and the other in The Bourne. It is an ‘Outstanding’ school, a National Teaching School and the Accredited Body for the Surrey South Farnham SCITT. South Farnham is the designated Academy Sponsor.
Highfield South Farnham, a one-form entry primary school with a Nursery, catering for children from three years. After working with the Trust it has become a ‘Good’ school with a rapidly growing reputation for high-quality provision.