Expanding Nursery Provision

Faringdon Learning Trust is delighted to announce that following approval from the Department of Education, we will be expanding nursery provision at both The Elms Primary School (currently Faringdon Junior School) and Folly View Primary School (currently Faringdon Infant School) to incorporate the staff and pupils of Faringdon Preschool from September 2022. The Elms Primary […]

Faringdon Primary Schools appointments

We are delighted to announce that three key leadership appointments have been made to prepare for the opening of the Faringdon primary schools.  These roles will all commence from 1st September 2022. Sharon Farrell (currently co-Headteacher at Faringdon Junior School) has been appointed to the role of Executive Headteacher. In preparation for this role Sharon will start working with both schools as they […]

Watchfield Primary School receive visit by HRH The Princess Royal

Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal visited Watchfield Primary School on Wednesday 9th March 2022 as part of her visit to Oxfordshire and the Defence Academy. The Princess Royal was received by her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Oxfordshire, Mrs Marjorie Glasgow, who presented: The Deputy Lieutenant of Oxfordshire, Ms Jane Cranston The CEO of Faringdon Learning Trust, […]

World Book Day 2022

For World Book Day 2022, Faringdon Learning Trust CEO Duncan Millard has shared his love of reading and gathered the top book recommendations from Trust staff. “I am an avid reader of books. For me reading is a form of escapism, I can get lost in a book and forget everything else, it is simply a wonderful […]

Shrivenham Primary School – Planning Public Consultation

Please click on the button below to participate in the planning public consultation of Shrivenham Church of England Primary School. The deadline is Thursday 3rd February 2022. To find out more about the relocation of the school please visit our FAQ area here. Click here to take part in theShrivenham Church of England Primary School Consultation

GOOD Ofsted report for John Blandy School

Faringdon Learning Trust is delighted that the November 2021 inspection of John Blandy Primary School found it remains a ‘Good’ school. Headteacher Suzanne Elliott said: The report outlines the key findings of the school and highlights so many positives about school life at John Blandy School. The report has managed to capture the very heart […]

Scientist opens £2.7m building

One of the leading figures in the fight against COVID-19 was the guest of honour at the official opening of a £2.7m new building at an FLT primary school. Sir Andrew John Pollard, the director of the Oxford Vaccine Group, cut the ribbon to formally open the Rainbow Building at John Blandy Primary School in […]

Easter challenge

The Easter Challenge for children in the Trust was to send in photos of something they had created to represent Easter. Some children baked and some designed and created cards. Another great effort from the children of the Faringdon Learning Trust. Reception, Year 1, 2 entries Year 3, 4 entries Year 5, 6 entries

National survey of children launches

The new Children’s Commissioner for England, Dame Rachel de Souza, has launched The Big Ask – the largest ever consultation with children aged four to 17 in England. It aims to find out children’s concerns and aspirations about the future, so that we can put children at the heart of our country’s recovery from the […]

FLT Dance Festival 2021

The schools in the FLT have taken part in the annual Dance Festival for the past 18 years and have normally performed on stage at FCC or FJS. This year we had to do something different as we couldn’t do our normal event as this is such an important festival in our annual calendar. With […]