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Summer Fair / RRSA Celebration...

A reminder that tomorrow (Friday 12th July) is our Summer Fair. Doors will open at 12.00pm. Entry is through the secondary entrance at the front of the school. There will be a range of stalls and eve... read more


SEND - Your Voice online quest...

To all Parents   SEND - Your Voice online questionnaire   As you will be aware, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) conducted a joint inspection of Kent between 28 January 2019 and 1 February... read more


Bank Holiday May 2020 - Change...

There has been a change to the May Bank Holiday 2020 which was scheduled for Monday 4th May 2020 but has been moved to Friday 8th May to coincide with the 75th Anniversary of VE Day. read more


‘What’s Next’ Transition Event

The school held a transition event for parents/carers and young people on Thursday 13th June. Once again, the event was a great success with many people attending to look at post-school options for st... read more


Unique Art Awards 2019

One of our secondary pupils, Nessie Bigg, had a piece of her work entered into the Unique Art Awards 2019.   Nessie attends Art4All which is an arts group for children and young adults with special ne... read more


Transition Event 2019

A new tab has been created under the 'Parents' section for our 'Transition Event 2019'.   This houses the information for this year's Transition Event to be held here at the school on Thursday 13th Ju... read more


Turner Contemporary - Disabled...

Turner Contemporary in Margate is holding a Disabled Access day this Saturday 16th March between 10.00 a.m. and 3.00 p.m. Details can be found online with this link: https://www.turnercontemporary.or... read more


Deaf Awareness Workshop

FREE Deaf Awareness Workshop for parents / carers / family members of children at Foreland Fields School   on Tuesday 12th February 2019 from 12.30 - 2.30pm     Foreland Fields School, Ramsgate   Sess... read more


School Closure Arrangements - ...

We will soon be entering the coldest months and, if last year is anything to go by, we could be facing snow flurries across the county. In the unlikely event that the school should have to close due t... read more


Thanet Community Awards 2019

Foreland Fields School was nominated for the Thanet Community Awards 2019, due to our fundraising efforts to improve the quality of outside equipment for our pupils. Over 130 nominations were received... read more


Happy Christmas

A really fun week in the lead up to the end of term. On behalf of all the staff at the school I would like to wish all pupils, students, families and friends a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. ... read more


And the reviews are in!

  We have received an appraisal of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ which was performed by our upper school pupils at the Gulbenkian Theatre in Canterbury. Please read the appraisal from Lukas Angelini, Stage Direc... read more


Christmas Fair - 7th December ...

Remember tomorrow is our Christmas Fair. It starts at 1.30pm. Please enter through main reception. Parents/carers are free to collect children from classes to take to the fair. Please inform your ch... read more


Confirmed Case of Mumps

Please be aware that there is a confirmed case of Mumps in school. We advise that you read the information from the NHS to inform yourself regarding this @ https:/   The sy... read more


Thank You - Harvest Festival

A big THANK YOU to everyone who sent in food for our Harvest Festival last term. We have received the following letter from The Gap Project at Queens Road Baptist Church: Dear Andy and all at Forelan... read more


Harvest Festival Assembly

Harvest Festival Assembly - Friday 19th October at 10am. All Parents/Carers invited to attend. We will be collecting canned and dried food for Queens Road Baptist Church which will support their work ... read more


The Big Draw

Foreland Fields School is proud to be part of The 2018 Big Draw Festival.             Foreland Fields' Big Draw is on Wednesday 17th October – our event is a private one for the pupils of Forelands Fi... read more


Updated Policies

In light of changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education, we have updated our Child Protection, Anti-Bullying and Online Safety Policies. These can all be found in the 'Policies' section under the 'A... read more


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


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



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Spring Concert - Thanet Gazett...

Many of you would have seen the story running in Friday's Thanet Gazette and online regarding our Spring Concert read more


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


'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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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Secondary Pupils get arty

Our secondary pupils have been creating some fantastic art pieces we wanted to share with you all.  The talent and colour really shines through on each of these art pieces.    read more
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