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Higher Furzeham Road

Brixham, Devon


Tel 01803 853347


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14th September      Great Potheridge House Meeting at 3.30pm in the main hall.                                                                                Year 6 Open Evening at Brixham College – 6.00pm to 8.00pm     18th September  New reception class photographs – 10.00am     18th September  Year 6 Open Morning at Brixham College – 9.00am to 12.00pm                                                                     22nd September    5 week swimming block commencing for Miss Shears’ and Mrs Hewitt’s classes                                                19th-22nd September  Great Potheridge House Residential Trip – Year 5 and 6                                                                                  22nd September  Mrs Hewitt’s class breadmaking with Warburtons   21st September   Orienteering at Berry Head – Miss Shears’ class 25th September   Extra-curricular clubs start                                      28th September             Cyclo-cross training – Mrs Chapman’s class 5th October                    High-5 Sports Event at BCC – Mrs Hewitt’s class                                                                                                 12th October                  Scholastic Book Fair arrives for one week 17th October                  Miss Wilkinson’s Parents Evening only   18th October                  Parents Consultation Evening                 19th October                  Parents Consultation Evening                 20th October                 Harvest Festival for Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 - 9.30 am                                                                   30th Oct-2nd Nov             Bikeability Course for year 5 children        31st October                  Flu immunisation – Foundation to Year 4  3rd November                Autumn Disco - PTA                                  3rd November               5 week swimming block commencing for Miss Shears’ and Mrs Hewitt’s classes                                            6th November               Sports Athletics at BC – Mr Ward’s class    6th November                 Mrs Bennett’s class bread making with Warburtons                                                                                      8th November                 Tempest Photography School Photographs – Individual and Siblings                                                                      9th November                 Sports Athletics at BCC –Miss Wilkinson’s class                                                                                              13th November               Mr Ward’s class breadmaking with Warburtons                                                                                        17th November               Children in Need Day – wear something spotty                                                                                              10th November                Lantern parade community workshops 3.30-4.30pm                                                                                   17th November                Lantern parade community workshops 3.30-4.30pm                                                                                   23rd November               Multi-skills at BC –Mr Bennett’s class      25th November               Brixham Lantern Parade – meet at the Quay                                                                                               30th November               Multi-skills at BCC – Foundation Stage       30th November               Mrs Wilkinson’s Class Showcase             1st  December                Christmas Fair                                            4th December                Mrs Chapman’s Class Showcase               6th December                 Key Stage 1 Christmas Nativity –  2.00 am 7th December                 Key Stage 1 Christmas Nativity – 10.00 pm Triathlon (fitness suite challenge) at BCC – Miss Wilkinson’s class   8th December                 Christmas Dinner for the whole school         13th December               Early Years nativity to parents – 10.00 am 14th December               Early Years nativity to parents – 2.00pm  15th December               Last Day before Christmas holidays




Welcome to our website

Furzeham Primary and Nursery School has served the community of Brixham for many years. It’s historic building has recently undertaken an expansive building renovation project to create a superb learning space that is fit for 21st Century education.

Furzeham is a happy and exciting school and we endeavour to build on this by listening carefully to children, parents, governors and staff to continue to build a successful and happy school.

I hope you enjoy looking at the site and getting a small glimpse of life at our school. We have included some helpful links to support with home learning and also some of our key policies and procedures as well as curriculum coverage.

Please feel free to contact me at the school if you would like a guided tour and see at first hand what life is like at Furzeham Primary and Nursery School.

Mr. P. Adams


School Term Dates    

Academic Year 2017-2018


Latest Lunch Menu 

Autumn Term Lunch Menu 2017


Attendance Target - 96%

Feb-Mar 2017 - Percentage Attendance 94.53%


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Term Dates


Sept 6th - Dec 15th


Jan 3rd - Mar 29th


April 17th - July 24th


Half Term Holidays    

Autumn    Monday 23rd October to Friday 27th October 2017 inclusive

Spring       Monday 12th February to Friday 16th February 2018 inclusive

Summer   Monday 28th May to Friday 1st June 2018 inclusive

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