At Fourfields Community Primary School we all aim to 'SHINE'!

Fourfields School is situated in Yaxley. This is ancient village with a population of over 11,000, situated to the south of the city of Peterborough. It is steeped in history, having particular links with Saxon England. The village today is a mixed development, combining established buildings with modern housing, a community centre, light industrial areas and parks.


Mission Statement

Fourfields Community Primary School aims to encourage and support all members of the school community to succeed in and value learning.

School Values

We will:

  • Respect, support, encourage and challenge all members of the school community to do their best, within a safe, friendly and inclusive environment.
  • Prepare children to succeed in a world in which they will need to be culturally, environmentally and technologically aware.
  • Provide a relevant and engaging curriculum that makes learning fun and encourages all children to fulfil their potential.
  • Develop an understanding of good citizenship, including the values of: truth, co-operation, responsibility and justice.
  • Foster productive partnerships between the school and its community to support the children’s education and wellbeing.

Children's Values

  • NED: Never give up, Encourage others, Do your best.
  • Care and courtesy for others.
  • Working together / teamwork.
  • Thinking and talking about learning.


At Fourfields we aim to 'SHINE'! 

Catchment Area

The population of the school is a varied composition drawn from the village's main housing estate and other residences of Yaxley. The catchment area is drawn as 'north of Broadway'.


Fourfields is a 2 form entry community primary school. It is situated on the boundary between an established residential area and a new housing development not far from the border with Peterborough.

The site includes the original building, built in 1979, a new building opened in June 2003, playground areas, car parking space, a large playing field which enjoys adventure play equipment, school garden and a Foundation Stage outdoor area.The school was extended once more in March 2007 to include an improved reception area and school offices/meeting rooms with a community building to be used by the 'Stretton Playgroup' and the 'Yaxley Out of School Hours' club.

There are 14 classrooms and each class has broadband access and an interactive white board.


Fourfields is a community school with 417 children on roll.

Foundation Stage Classes: Squirrels & Hedgehogs
Key Stage 1 Classes: Badgers, Rabbits, Barn Owls and Hares
Key Stage 2 Classes: Fieldmice, Foxes, Cuckoos, Kestrels, Robins, Muntjacs, Stoats & Hawks

Most children transfer to either to Stanground Academy, Sawtry Village Academy or Hampton College for the secondary phase of their education.


There are currently 70 staff working at Fourfields with roles ranging from teachers to catering assistants.


We are also very proud to be a partner school with the Royal Horticultural Society in recognition of our Level 5 award and how we link our school garden into the life of the school. We also have the 'Inclusion' Chartermark and have been awarded Bronze accreditation for our Travel Plan. We are currently close to achieving a bronze award for 'Food for Life'.

Working for Us

If you're searching for your next career step and want to be part of a friendly, supportive school which recognizes talent and commitment and encourages creativity and innovation, why not contact us now? We want our teaching and learning to be Innovative, Inspiring and Irresistible. Does this sound like something you want to be part of? If so, please send us your CV via our School Talent Pool and say what sort of role you're looking for. Check out our website for more details of our school and our policies.

By joining our School Talent Pool we'll know you're interested in working here when a future vacancy occurs. A formal application will still be required at that time but meanwhile join our School Talent Pool now!

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