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01-04-2021

End of Term April 1st 2021

A reminder that school finishes today from 1.35pm. Parents/Carers who drive to arrive at 1:35pm, Parents/Carers who walk to arrive at 1:40pm. Minibuses to depart at 1:45pm.April’s Newsletter will be s... read more

24-03-2021

End of Term 4

To confirm, End of Term 4 is Thursday 1st April at 1.35pm.In order to ensure a staggered end to the day, Parents/Carers who drive to arrive at 1:35pm, Parents/Carers who walk to arrive at 1:40pm. Mini... read more

12-03-2021

Rising numbers of Gastroenteri...

Unfortunately with the return of all students on site we have had a number of cases of gastroenteritis (diarrhea and vomiting) this week. We have consulted with Public Health England and put in place ... read more

05-03-2021

Return to School Monday 8th Ma...

A letter will be sent home this evening providing details for pupil/student return on Monday (March 8th). We are really looking forward to seeing all pupils/students back with us.The letter can be acc... read more

26-02-2021

Arrangements for School Return...

We have sent home a letter this evening regarding the Governments road map out of the current lockdown restrictions and school opening arrangements from March 8th onwards.   The letter can be found on... read more

23-02-2021

Government Response to COVID-1...

You will all be aware that The Government last night set out the next phase of their response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), including the lifting of restrictions on attendance at education settings.Schoo... read more

12-02-2021

COVID-19 Reporting February Ha...

Should any pupil/student test positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19), having developed symptoms within 48 hours of being in school (that is up to Monday 15th February), can we ask that parents/carers inf... read more

12-02-2021

Term 3 Newsletter

The End of Term 3 Newsletter which will be sent home to all parents/carers today can be accessed by clicking on the link below.https://www.foreland.kent.sch.uk/assets/Documents/End-of-Term-Newsletter-... read more

11-02-2021

School Closure 11.02.21

Good morningWe have been keeping an eye on the weather. Whilst main roads are clearing, the roads into the school, and the school site, are extremely icy.Unfortunately we have made the decision to clo... read more

10-02-2021

School Open on 10.02.21

School will be open today to all pupils/students that are due to be in. I have spoken to transport providers and they are planning to pick up all pupils/students who were due to attend. If there are a... read more

09-02-2021

School Closure 09.02.21

Weather conditions have not improved overnight and many of the transport providers are unwilling to drive in these conditions.Roads are extremely icy as is the school site. In addition, many staff are... read more

08-02-2021

School Closure - 08.02.21

Due to the worsening weather conditions, school will be closed today to all pupils and students.    Transport providers have been notified.   Teachers will be in touch later today regarding remote ses... read more

08-02-2021

Arrangements for 09.02.21

As you are all aware, school was shut today due to the weather conditions.There has been very little snow today and main roads are a lot clearer. We are currently planning to open school tomorrow to a... read more

07-02-2021

Bad Weather

As expected, the snow has decided to pay us a visit. Current reports are that this is in for the day and through the night and into tomorrow, however as you know this can change.   We are in contact w... read more

26-01-2021

Free School Meals

Pupils Eligible for Free School Meal Voucher SchemeThe school will be changing the way that you receive free school meal vouchers as of Monday 25th January 2021. We will no longer be posting out vouch... read more

22-01-2021

School Open on Monday 25th Jan...

We have managed to secure a housekeeping team to provide in cover in school therefore, we will be open on Monday 25th January for all pupils/students that were due to attend.   We will be informing al... read more

21-01-2021

School Closure - Friday 22nd J...

Important Notice to All Parents and CarersUnfortunately, it is necessary for us to close the school to all pupils and students tomorrow (Friday 22nd January). This includes Key Worker children.Unfortu... read more

16-01-2021

Remote Learning - Support for ...

We would like to assist pupils/students that are having problems connecting to the internet to enable them to access remote learning. There are a number of ways we can support with this.Should your ch... read more

14-01-2021

New News Article

A letter will be sent home this evening regarding arrangements for COVID-19 Lateral Flow Testing plus other school related information.   This letter is now available on the school website and can be ... read more

12-01-2021

Updated COVID-19 Risk Assessme...

The school's Risk Assessment and Parent Handbook have been reviewed and updated in line with the latest guidance. In order to identify the most recent updates, we have highlighted changes in yellow. ... read more

08-01-2021

Free School Meals

If your child is eligible for Free School Meals and is currently not attending school due to the Covid-19 pandemic, support is provided in the form of a shopping voucher. This will be £15.00 per week... read more

05-01-2021

Lockdown - School Attendance I...

Many of you would have seen the Government briefing from the Prime Minister on 04.01.21 and are questioning how this impacts on your child’s attendance at the school.Obviously we now have lots to do w... read more

04-01-2021

Part-Time Attendance

Happy New Year!As you are all no doubt aware, a number of schools in the area, both primary and secondary, are closing, largely due to reduced staff numbers.Whilst we will endeavour, as we have throu... read more

31-12-2020

Return to School - January 202...

You will all be aware that the Prime Minister held a briefing on Wednesday 30th December stating the contingency plans for the return of children to school from January 2021. This was due to case rate... read more

28-12-2020

Monday 4th January - Staff Tra...

The Government have made clear to schools that they can take an additional INSET day to plan for the asymptomatic testing programme to be introduced at the beginning of Term 3. Therefore, Monday 4th J... read more

19-12-2020

Covid-19 Reporting over the Sc...

Should any pupil/student test positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19), having developed symptoms within 48 hours of being in school (that is - up to Sunday 20th December), can we ask that parents/carers i... read more

18-12-2020

Possible Staff Training Day - ...

You may be aware that there is currently much discussion about rapid testing in schools. We attended the Government Webinar today and have been assured that materials and further guidance will be sent... read more

14-12-2020

NHS Test and Trace: Covid-19 t...

NHS Test and Trace: Covid-19 testing for pupils and students from all Year Groups and their family membersDear Parent/Guardian,We are working to keep our schools and colleges as safe as possible. From... read more

14-12-2020

Additional Information about B...

In relation to the information about booking a COVID-19 test, due to this initiative testing asymptomatic individuals, when booking a test online you will need to respond as detailed below:• When ask... read more

11-12-2020

New News Article

A letter will be coming home with your child tonight regarding arrangements for the end of term, plus other Christmas related information. Despite the suggestion from the DfE that schools close on Thu... read more

10-12-2020

Updated COVID-19 Risk Assessme...

In line with recent Government and PHE guidance and continuous school review, the School’s COVID-19 Risk Assessment – School Operating Procedures has been updated (Version 1.11). This is now available... read more

09-12-2020

Positive COVID-19 Case

We were advised this morning that a member of staff has tested positive for COVID-19.Following the guidance from Public Health England, all pupils and staff who are contacts have been notified and ins... read more

04-12-2020

New News Article

Some pupils/students have started to bring Christmas cards in for their friends. Whilst we in no way want to discourage the sending of cards, we need to manage the risk responsibly. We are proposing t... read more

03-12-2020

COVID-19 Positive Case Update

I have been made aware this morning of another 2 positive cases of COVID-19 amongst our staff. One of these has not had been in school during the contagious period and the other does not have a role w... read more

30-11-2020

COVID-19 Positive Cases

Unfortunately, this morning we have been made aware of 2 additional cases of COVID-19 amongst our staff. This has led to the closure and self-isolation of one class. Parents/carers in this class have ... read more

28-11-2020

Positive COVID-19 Case

I have been informed that one of our staff members has tested positive to COVID-19. I have consulted with Public Health England and informed all parents/carers of anyone who is a possible close contac... read more

25-11-2020

COVID-19 Positive Case

We were informed this morning (25.11.20) that a member of our school community has tested positive for COVID-19. This person has not been in school for some time therefore, after consulting with Publi... read more

24-11-2020

Remote Learning

A letter will be coming home to you all this afternoon regarding remote learning for pupils/students.Over the past few days, there has been an increase in the amount of local schools closing bubbles, ... read more

20-11-2020

New News Article

A letter will be coming home to you all tonight regarding measures we have put in place should we need to partially or fully close classes during the pandemic. As it states in the letter, this is not ... read more

12-11-2020

Positive COVID-19 Case

We have been notified this morning that another member of staff has tested positive for COVID-19. This member of staff does not work directly with any pupils and was not present in school during the p... read more

11-11-2020

COVID-19 Confirmed Case 11.11....

We have today received confirmation of another positive COVID-19 case at the school. Once again, we have consulted with Public Health England (South East) Health Protection Team who are supporting us ... read more

10-11-2020

Updated COVID-19 (Coronavirus)...

The updated COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Risk Assessment (Version 1.10) and Parent Handbook (Version 1.6) are now available here. It is important that all parents/carers familiarise themselves with the info... read more

10-11-2020

Confirmed COVID-19 Case

We have been advised by Public Health England that there has been a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the school.We know that you may find this concerning but we are continuing to monitor the situatio... read more

06-11-2020

New Guidance - Clinically Extr...

A letter will be coming home to you all regarding the new national guidance related to COVID-19. In particular, this has information for those pupils/students classed as Clinically Extremely Vulnerabl... read more

05-11-2020

School Open to Pupils on Frida...

I am pleased to be able to report that the issue with the boiler has been identified and fixed therefore, school will open to all pupils tomorrow (Friday 6th November) as usual. As I am sure you will ... read more

04-11-2020

School Closure

SCHOOL CLOSURE - IMMEDIATEThe school will be closed today, 5th November, with immediate effect. This is due to a fault with the school boiler. The school has no hot water. This fault has only just be... read more

01-11-2020

COVID-19 Update

No doubt that you are all aware that the Government has introduced new restrictions from Thursday in an attempt to reduce rising cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). We are expecting guidance to be publis... read more

29-10-2020

COVID-19 Update

We are in the process of updating our risk assessment in line with the latest Government guidance and the local alert level – which is currently Tier 1 (Medium). In light of increased cases both natio... read more

27-10-2020

Free School Meals October 2020

Following the Government’s decision on free school meals, KCC has set up a dedicated helpline to enable families whose children receive benefits related free school meals to apply for food vouchers. A... read more

01-10-2020

The Balanced System

The Balanced System® framework was devised to provide a practical, holistic solution to the challenge of meeting the needs of children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (S... read more

24-09-2020

NHS Test and Trace App

The New NHS Contact Tracing App launches today. We would encourage all staff and parents (it is for over 16s only) to download this as part of the national effort against COVID-19. The link is below.h... read more

23-09-2020

Beginning and End of the Schoo...

Firstly, a big thank you to parents and carers for assisting us in our COVID-secure procedures at the beginning and end of the school day. Whilst not perfect, I believe the process is working well and... read more

21-09-2020

COVID-19 Risk Assessment Updat...

The COVID-19 Risk Assessment has been updated to take into account changes to our procedures in light of the most recent guidance. Changes since the last version are highlighted in yellow for your eas... read more

16-09-2020

COVID-19 - Message to Parents ...

A reminder to all parents and carers not to send their child into school if they have any of the following symptoms:• a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you d... read more

30-08-2020

Face Coverings

There has been much discussion recently regarding the wearing of face coverings within schools. Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has said ‘In local lockdown areas children in year 7 and above shou... read more

20-08-2020

September Return Arrangements

A letter regarding arrangements for return to school for pupils in September is currently being placed into envelopes and will be posted later today. A copy of the letter is available here. Also conta... read more

22-07-2020

Safeguarding Update - July 202...

Since the beginning of the Coronavirus outbreak, we have provided 24 hour safeguarding cover to support parents/carers. Unfortunately, it will not be possible for us to continue to provide this cover ... read more

21-07-2020

Foreland Fields School - Virtu...

We have uploaded a virtual tour of the school (link below) for new pupils and their parents / carers who unfortunately have been unable to visit the school. We thought that some existing parents / car... read more

21-07-2020

Consultation - Early Closure T...

To all Parents/Carers and Stakeholders   I hope you are all well and coping at this unprecedented time.   Towards the beginning of this year, a proposal for early closure was put forward for consultat... read more

07-06-2020

Reminder for Parents/Carers - ...

A reminder to all parents/carers of children returning to school. Please ensure you read the Parent Handbook in order to familiarise yourselves with the safety measures in place. A copy of the handboo... read more

03-06-2020

Extending Provision Update 03....

This week we will be contacting parents/carers regarding extending our provision. As stated earlier, it is not possible at this time to offer to all parents who have requested a place, but please be a... read more

01-06-2020

Extending Provision

We wrote to you all at the end of last term to say that we would be in touch this week to discuss school placements for those parents who would like their child to return.We will be contacting all par... read more

20-05-2020

Extending Provision

As you are all aware, like many other schools across the country, Foreland Fields School has remained open throughout this challenging period to pupils whose parents are critical workers and some othe... read more

20-05-2020

Coronavirus Update

The main symptoms of coronavirus have been revised to reflect the new symptoms that are occurring. Any child or adult must not attend school if they are displaying any of the symptoms below:• High tem... read more

24-04-2020

Online Educational Resources

The Government have brought together a list of online educational resources to help children to learn at home. The link to the full list of resources can be found at:https://www.gov.uk/government/publ... read more

23-04-2020

Edenred Free School Meals

We have noticed that a number of parents/carers have not yet redeemed their first Free School Meal voucher from Edenred. All parents registered would have been sent a link by email to redeem the vouch... read more

23-04-2020

Oak National Academy

Oak National Academy is a new collection of high-quality lessons and online resources backed by the Government. It has been created in response to the coronavirus lockdown.The site offers free online ... read more

22-04-2020

Free School Meals - Difficulti...

For those of you who are still having difficulty in accessing your child’s free school meal voucher, please be assured that we will do our best to help, as quickly as we can. However, Edenred is not a... read more

14-04-2020

Domestic Abuse

The government acknowledges that the order to stay at home can cause anxiety for those who are experiencing or feel at risk of domestic abuse. There is never an excuse for domestic abuse, no matter wh... read more

02-04-2020

Kent Together

Kent County Council has launched a new 24 hour helpline called Kent Together to support vulnerable people in Kent who need urgent help, supplies or medication. The helpline will provide a single, conv... read more

30-03-2020

Nappies and Medication

If any parent/carer needs to access your child's nappies, medication or enteral feed equipment that is currently at school please do not hesitate to get in touch with Jeremy Edwards or Chris Holmes vi... read more

26-03-2020

Support and Guidance

We all appreciate the difficulties that many of you are facing at this time when we are being told to stay indoors. Again we want to send the message that, although your children are not in school, we... read more

23-03-2020

Contact / Free School Meals

We are in the process of looking at options for pupils in receipt of Free School Meals (FSM). Currently there looks like a choice of options for parents. We will be contacting parents of any child in ... read more

20-03-2020

School Contact - 20.03.20

I fully understand at the moment that many parents are wondering about arrangements for next week. Today we will be contacting all parents in order to gather the information we will need to plan the s... read more

20-03-2020

School Update - 20th March 202...

In support of the national effort, the school will be opening in a limited capacity on Monday. We are able to accommodate children of key workers and other categories identified within the government’... read more

19-03-2020

School Arrangements - 19.03.20...

Having watched the government briefing from Gavin Williamson and Boris Johnson last night, I would imagine many of you are a little unsure as to where that leaves us as a school. The Department of Edu... read more

19-03-2020

Update Advice / School Closure...

Thank you for your on-going support and co-operation during this challenging time. It is much appreciated by the staff team and all members of our community.   Last night the Secretary of State for Ed... read more

18-03-2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update ...

  Thank you to all parents/carers who are passing on messages of gratitude to the school. It means a lot to know that our efforts are appreciated. It is also really important, especially at times like... read more

17-03-2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus Update)

Yesterday, the Government introduced new guidance on whole household isolation in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak: • if you live with others and you or another member of the household... read more

16-03-2020

Coronavirus Update - March 16t...

Re: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)   I am writing to provide an update on the current situation with regard to the school’s approach to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.   I am sure you have been following... read more

13-03-2020

COVID-19 Coronavirus Update

As you are all aware, the situation regarding the Coronavirus is changing on a daily basis. We are closely monitoring advice from the Department of Education and Public Heath England.   The Government... read more

03-03-2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

We are continuing to keep up to date with the Public Health England advice through their daily emails. Up to date information regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/g... read more

24-02-2020

Updated Coronavirus Guidance

Dear Parents/Carers   Public Health England has issued tailored guidance for education settings, excerpts of which can be found below.   INFORMATION ABOUT THE VIRUS A coronavirus is a type of virus. A... read more

13-02-2020

Last Day of Term 3

A reminder to parents that today (Thursday 13th February) is the last day of Term 3. Friday 14th is a Staff Training Day. I hope you all have a good half-term and I look forward to seeing all pupils ... read more

13-02-2020

Coronavirus Updated Advice

The government is monitoring Coronavirus and taking action at home and abroad. The risk to individuals remains low.     Advice to those who have travelled recently Public Health England has changed th... read more

04-02-2020

Coronavirus - Department for E...

  Department for Education Advice for parents/guardians You should not be unduly worried about the possibility of your children catching the Coronavirus. There is no reason why your children should n... read more

04-02-2020

Corona Virus - Department for ...

CORONAVIRUS – ADVICE FOR ALL EARLY YEARS PROVIDERS, SCHOOLS AND FURTHER EDUCATION PROVIDERS The government is closely monitoring the spread of the Coronavirus and is taking action at home and abroad. ... read more

22-01-2020

Governor Newsletter January 20...

Our Chair of Governors has produced a Newsletter which can be found within the 'Governors' section on this website. This Newsletter celebrates the achievements of the school whilst also detailing futu... read more

10-01-2020

Consultation: Foreland Fields ...

Proposed Changes to the School Day.     We are rightly proud of our school.  Our committed, knowledgeable and hard-working staff ensure a high quality provision for all of our amazing pupils and stude... read more

17-12-2019

Christmas Assembly 2019

Christmas Assembly tomorrow (Wednesday 18th December) at 10am. Steve Cave from Queens Road Baptist Church is visiting to stage an Interactive Nativity. It would be great if you could come along to ce... read more

17-10-2019

Harvest Celebration Assembly

We would like to extend a warm invitation to parents, families and carers to attend our Harvest Celebration on Friday 18th October at 10am. Donations of non-perishable food items will be gratefully r... read more

17-10-2019

Brexit Planning

With Brexit approaching on the 31st October, we wanted to inform you of the plans and procedures we have in place for when we leave the European Union (EU). We have agreed that the school will remain ... read more

30-09-2019

EHCP Workshop

Please see message below from KCC SEN regarding workshops to review EHCP paperwork.   Dear Parent/Guardian As part of our commitment improve the quality of the EHCP and associated forms, we would like... read more

24-09-2019

Full Guide to Flying with a Di...

Parking4Less have developed an in-depth guide to help make travelling safer and easier for people with disabilities. The link for this guide is and information can be found in the 'Parents' section on... read more

04-09-2019

School Car Park - Changes

Over the summer we have installed an additional zebra crossing. This leads from the bicycle sheds to the lower school entrance. Can I ask that you all use this, or the main zebra crossing, when walkin... 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

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