We are a Church of England (VC) Nursery and Infant school set in lovely grounds, serving the community of Larkhall and Fairfield Park, 2 miles from the centre of Bath. We have 225 children on roll, including 52 in our part-time Nursery class, and two classes for each infant year group. Half of our school is within the Early Years Foundation Stage and early years values have a strong influence on the whole school. We are committed to child initiated learning and involving the children in determining the curriculum wherever possible. Throughout the week all age groups have ‘Discovery Time’ which provides them with time to explore their own learning. We have received the Children’s Society ‘Listening to Children’ award for 5 consecutive years.
Our partner Junior school is just across the road and we enjoy close links through ‘buddy times’ and collaborative projects. We are also one of the 5 ‘Valley Schools’, exploring the children’s experience of living in the area. Larkhall has a mix of local authority and private housing and our intake of children reflects the diversity of the local area.