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24-09-2018

Westwood Cross Fire - Air Poll...

Throughout the day we have been monitoring the air quality in and around the school, owing to the smoke from the Westwood industrial estate fire. We have now made the decision to keep the pupils/stude... read more

11-09-2018

Letters Sent Home

A new tab has been set up on the 'Parents' section of this website labelled 'Letters Sent Home'. Here parents/carers can find copies of letters sent home with the date they were sent. Any confidential... read more

25-06-2018

JAMES BARNES-MILLER GB PARALYM...

Pupils at Foreland Fields School had a visit on Friday 8th June from Team GB Paralympic athlete, James Barnes-Miller. James was the first ever Paralympic Snowboarder to compete for Team GB. James secu... read more

14-06-2018

ClassDojo - Consent Required

You will no doubt be aware of the new GDPR regulations.  In respect of this we now need to make you aware of the ClassDojo privacy notice and, in particular, that this classroom app is a U.S. based co... read more

06-06-2018

Resignation of Chair of Govern...

It is with much sadness that I inform you of the resignation of our Chair of Governors, Grant Mahoney. Grant has been Chair of Governors at the school since September 2015, though had been a governor ... read more

25-05-2018

Capital Funds for School Playg...

Junior Playground news!  We are pleased to announce that we have raised over £120,000 towards our Junior Playground Project.  A design has been created that is inspirational, age appropriate and acces... read more

14-05-2018

Royal Wedding Celebrations

To mark the occasion of the wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle on Saturday 19th May, we have decided to invite all pupils and students to come into school this Friday (18th May) dressed as a pri... read more

23-04-2018

Pupils at Foreland Fields Scho...

Pupils at Foreland Fields School open Nursery and Infant playground Pupils at Foreland Fields School had a very special playtime on Friday where they were able to show some very special guests, how mu... read more

16-04-2018

Raising funds for a specialist...

Guests who attended Foreland Fields School Spring Concert witnessed a stunning array of singing and musical talent.  The pupils from the school performed alongside Snowdown Colliery Welfare Male Voice... read more

20-03-2018

World Down Syndrome Day

Wednesday March 21st is World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012. Down Syndrome International hopes to raise awareness... read more

07-03-2018

Book Day - New Date

Due to the Snow Closure day last week we are rescheduling World Book Day for this Thursday - 8th March.   Book day vouchers have been sent home.   All pupils and students are invited to dress as their... read more

01-03-2018

School Closure Friday 2nd Marc...

Current weather reports are showing that it will be very cold throughout Friday with strong winds. Snow is expected from lunchtime onwards. In order to avoid us having to send pupils home during the d... read more

28-02-2018

Morrisons donation for pupils ...

The Morrisons Foundation has donated over £7,000 to the Friends of Foreland School, a charity which supports Foreland Fields School which is a school for young people who have additional learning need... read more

22-02-2018

Festability 2018

We have been contacted by the organisers of a music festival for people with disabilities living in Kent. They are organising a music festival which aims to be ‘as close to other music festivals as po... read more

22-02-2018

Something Special - We're All ...

    Many of you will recall that some time ago 2 of our students were involved in the filming of an episode of Something Special. We have been informed that the episode will air on Cbeebies tomorrow ... read more

29-01-2018

Spring Concert - Thanet Gazett...

Many of you would have seen the story running in Friday's Thanet Gazette and online regarding our Spring Concert https://theisleofthanetnews.com/foreland-fields-concert-to-raise-cash-for-junior-playgr... read more

24-01-2018

Foreland Fields School - Sprin...

We are pleased to announce a Spring Concert to be held at the school on Friday 9th March 2018 between 7.00 and 9.00pm. This will involve a performance by The Snowdown Colliery Welfare Male Voice Choir... read more

10-01-2018

Hydrotherapy Pool

We have recently been experiencing problems with the boilers which provide heating for the hydrotherapy room. This has meant that either the temperature of the pool, or the room itself, is not high en... read more

12-12-2017

Ofsted Inspection Outcome

I am delighted to be able to share the school’s Ofsted inspection report.    The report details the findings from the 29th November inspection and makes some really positive comments about the school ... read more

16-11-2017

Children In Need

  On Tuesday 14th November we held a fund raising day to raise money for Children in Need. Several events were held around the school including face painting and a cake sale. During the afternoon we ... read more

09-11-2017

FoFS Christmas Fayre

The date of this year's Christmas Fayre has changed. It will now be held on Friday 8th December at 2pm. We will send more information as we have it. read more

09-11-2017

Careers Event - 6th Form

On Tuesday 7 November Flavia’s class went to a careers event at the Global Regeneration Centre run by Kent County Council in partnership with Education Business Partnership Kent. Hundreds of Key Stage... read more

03-11-2017

UNICEF OutRight Campaign 2017

This month we will be taking part in Unicef’s OutRight 2017 campaign. OutRight is a campaign for children - by children - that helps them to promote and protect children’s rights in the UK and around ... read more

27-09-2017

Applications for Primary and J...

Applications for children due to start primary and junior School in September 2018 open on 6 November 2017 and close on 15 January 2018.      We have arranged two dates for prospective parents to visi... read more

20-07-2017

Centre of Excellence - Support...

Foreland Fields School has been accredited as a Centre of Excellence for our work supporting speech, language and communication needs. We have been a part of The Balanced System Scheme for Schools pr... read more

14-07-2017

Foreland Fields School Officia...

We finally held our opening event on Friday 14th July.   The school was officially opened by James Heming from Heart FM at 11.30am.     What followed was an afternoon of fun, food and laughter. Pupils... read more

07-07-2017

Sickness and Diarrhoea

Some of our pupils have become unwell over the past week with sickness and diarrhoea bugs. Within school we have addressed this through ensuring good hygiene at all times. We have also had areas deep ... read more

19-06-2017

High Temperatures - 19.06.17

As you are no doubt aware, we are currently experiencing some of the hottest weather Britain has seen for some time. Whilst this is nice when sat on the beach, or in the garden, with a steady flow of ... read more

16-06-2017

SEN Survey for Parents - 16.06...

Kent County Council is keen to hear the views of families of children and young people who have SEND on their experience of the arrangements for Education Health and Care Plans.    In collaboration w... read more

16-05-2017

Rights Respecting School Award...

I am really pleased to announce, the Unicef Professional Advisor that visited the school last week felt that the school had met the Standards for Unicef UK’s Rights Respecting Schools Award at Level 1... read more

10-05-2017

RRSA Level 1 Assessment

Today (10th May) we had our final assessment for the Unicef Rights Respecting School Award (Level 1). The assessor spent the day in school speaking to the leadership team, governors, parents/carers an... read more

03-05-2017

Rights Respecting School Award...

As you are all aware, Foreland Fields School has been working towards Level 1 of the Rights Respecting School Award. Sarah Thorp, our Head of Junior Department, has worked with UNICEF representatives,... read more

23-03-2017

Governor Recognition

Recently the school acknowledged in a very tangible way the work of one of its longest-serving governors - Tina Fullick - by naming the school's new hydrotherapy room after her - "The Tina Fullick Hyd... read more

19-03-2017

Red Nose Day 2017

        We will be marking Red Nose Day at Foreland Fields School on Friday 24th March 2017. All pupils, students and staff are invited to wear red clothing into school on the day.    During the morn... read more

08-03-2017

Book Week 2017 - Thursday 2nd ...

It started just like any other ordinary morning at Foreland Fields school. Buses, cars and taxis arrived and parked up outside …….. then a flurry of fairy tale & other characters appeared through the ... read more

07-03-2017

'Something Special' Auditions ...

Auditions for the 11th series of ‘Something Special’ will be held at Foreland Fields School on Thursday 23rd March 2017. Obviously this is a very exciting opportunity for the school and, in particular... read more

27-02-2017

Important Information for Pare...

Finally the first day of term arrived. There was much excitement from pupils and students who were all excited to be in their new school. I was visited in my office throughout the day by many excited ... read more

09-02-2017

Foreland Fields School - Conta...

Foreland Fields School – Address and Contacts      The address of the new school is:   Foreland Fields School Newlands Lane Ramsgate Kent CT12 6RH   There is no change to email addresses or to the sch... read more

02-02-2017

School Council Celebration

School Council would like to let you know that we have decided to celebrate the end of The Foreland School. We are going to have a whole school party on Wednesday 8th February. We are going to wear ou... read more

25-01-2017

Hollywood comes to The Forelan...

There was great excitement in school today as we were visited by a film crew from the NDCS (National Deaf Children’s Society) who are making a short film illustrating top tips to support teachers in S... read more

19-01-2017

Parent/Carer visits to Forelan...

Following confirmation that the school will be handed over to us on 30th January 2017, we are now in a position to offer parents and carers the opportunity to visit. We are offering 2 time slots on We... read more

16-01-2017

2017/18 Term Dates

Term dates for the 2017/18 academic year have been added to the 'Term Dates' section of the website. All staff inset days have also been included. read more

05-12-2016

Changes to the School Day - Fr...

As you are all aware, the new school in Newlands Lane will open to pupils and students on 27th February 2017. As the school shares access with The Royal Harbour Academy, there is a need for us to chan... read more

22-11-2016

Hartsdown Academy Presentation...

Last night, Monday 21st November, the annual Hartsdown Academy presentation evening was held at The Winter Gardens in Margate. Students from The Foreland School received an award for the Seaside Radio... read more

04-11-2016

Fireworks 2016

Last night's firework display was a great success. Feedback from the event was extremely positive. We are hoping to make this an annual event.  A big thank you to all staff, parents and helpers for he... read more

03-11-2016

Firework Display - Important ...

As you are all aware we are holding our firework display this evening on the Saxon field. This is a ticket only event and all tickets for the display have now been sold. Please do not turn up if you d... read more

14-10-2016

Harvest Festival

We today held our Harvest Festival Assembly. Steve Cave from Queens Road Baptist Church came into the school and spoke to the pupils and students about how their donations will help the homeless in Th... read more

10-10-2016

Firework Display

The Friends of Foreland School (FoFS) have organised a Firework display at the school on the evening of Thursday 3rd November 2016. Viking Fireworks have been commissioned to deliver the display. Plea... read more

13-09-2016

Our First Session at The Fores...

Pupils from the Junior Department visited The Forest School at Quex Park this week. Our pupils in Infants and Juniors will be visiting The Forest School weekly. Please see their report below.   Our ve... read more

22-07-2016

KSENT Update

Following consultation, The Governing Body of The Foreland School met to consider responses and have decided to change school category from Community to Foundation and join other Kent Special Schools ... read more

13-07-2016

KSENT Trust Update

As previously reported, The Governing Body of The Foreland School is considering becoming a foundation school joining the KSENT Co-operative Education Trust. The consultation period ended on Monday 11... read more

28-06-2016

Viking Invasion

Saxon house voluntarily hosted a Viking invasion on Thursday 23rd June! Grimhild and Erm from Caent Viking re-enactment society, supported by Beera the Saxon (actually Flavia the Head of Department fr... read more

28-06-2016

What's Next Event

A report appeared in last weeks (23rd June) Isle of Thanet Gazette regarding our What's Next event which was organised by the school along with East Kent Mencap and MCCH. The event was held on June 17... read more

21-06-2016

Parent Governor Vacancy

We currently have a vacancy for a Parent to join our Governing Body. Please see the 'Governor Vacancies' page in the 'Governors' section of this website for full details and to download the nomination... read more

17-06-2016

Football Tournament

On Thursday 9th June, Saxon House hosted the annual Foreland Trophy Football Tournament. 75 players participated from schools across the district. Schools that participated were: The Foreland School, ... read more

16-06-2016

Visit to the New School

Yesterday, pupils and students were able to visit their new school on the Pyson's Road site. They each were presented with hard hats and hi-vis vests which they had to wear to be safe on the site. Rep... read more

13-06-2016

Poppy tells all about Boy Geor...

When Foreland student and Boy George fan Poppy Chatfield met her idol in London, she described it as the best day of her life!     Now Poppy has recorded an interview recalling her brilliant day with... read more

07-06-2016

Proposal to join The KSENT Co-...

The Governing Body of The Foreland School is considering becoming a foundation school and formalising our relationships with other Kent Special Schools by joining the KSENT Co-operative Education Trus... read more

20-05-2016

Panathlon 2016

A team of 11 amazing athletes from Seniors and Saxon House attended the 2016 Panatholon event held at Ursuline Sports College on Wednesday 18th May.   The Panathlon Challenge is a national charity whi... read more

18-05-2016

Symbol Awareness Training

Parent and Carer Training Event Today (18th May 2016) we had representatives from the communication team at Stone Bay School, Jayne Arnold and Nicky Cornish, come into The Foreland School to discuss c... read more

17-05-2016

Kent Enhanced Healthy School S...

Following submission of our Healthy School Enhancement Plan, we are pleased to announce that The Foreland School has been awarded Kent Enhanced Healthy School status.   This highlights how the school ... read more

17-05-2016

Paper Plane Competition - And ...

The Paper Plane competition, held on Monday 16th May, was a great success. In total, Jim's class raised £61.00 for their chosen charity, Lawrence's Roundabout Well Appeal. For details on the charity, ... read more

17-05-2016

Rotary Club of Margate Young A...

Our Garlinge inclusion class pupils took part in the young artists' painting competition which was once again organised by the Rotary Club of Margate. The subject was ‘British Values’ and all pupils f... read more

06-05-2016

The Foreland School Water Day ...

In line with the school working towards the Unicef Rights Respecting School Award, we are planning a water day for all pupils and students across the school.   United Nation Convention on the Rights o... read more

04-05-2016

UNICEF Rights Respecting Schoo...

        Unicef have awarded the school with the Rights Respecting School - Recognition of Commitment (ROC) Award. This is a real achievement and one that demonstrates our commitment to ensuring that ... read more

04-05-2016

The Queen's Birthday Children'...

We have received correspondence from Broadstairs and St Peter’s Town Council who are planning a children’s event in Victoria Parade, Broadstairs to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday. They have asked... read more

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