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About

Precis about PFS.

  • Headteacher’s Welcome

    A warm welcome to Pears Family School website.

    Thank you for visiting our website. I am delighted to welcome you to our school. The Pears Family School is proud to be a tolerant and caring learning community welcoming students from all cultures and faiths. Our vision is to provide vulnerable young people and their families with a therapeutic, nurturing, as well as academically […]
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  • Our Vision and Ethos

    The Pears Family School is a centre of high-quality and innovative alternative education provision for children, families and schools across London.

    INTRODUCTION Combining the highest quality teaching methodologies with elements from the most up-to-date CAMHS practice, The Pears Family School eases behavioural and mental health-related blocks to learning, and provides learning opportunities that keep pace with the pupil’s ability to learn and achieve. Considerable evidence has been gathered to show that helping a child to change […]
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  • Staff

    Pears Family School is set to grow over the next 4 years to eventually teach 48 students. As we increase our numbers so our teaching team will grow.

    Pears Family School Team Currently our committed permanent staff team consists of Matthew Hillman Headteacher; Will Ross Deputy Headteacher/SENCO; Faye Howard Deputy Headteacher; Andrew Thompson Phase 4 Teacher; James Bennett Behaviour for Learning Lead; Theresa Taylor Phase 3 Teacher; Katy Robertson Phase 3 Teacher and Assistant SENCO; Rebecca Breedon Phase 2 Teacher; Maya Bell-Kholi Phase 1 Teacher; Iain Isacsson Teaching Assistant; Esther Darko Teaching Assistant; Ima Rahman […]
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  • Governance and Compliance

    Pears Family school is lucky to have a team of highly skilled and committed governors. The Chair of the Governing Body is Mary Hepworth and she can be contacted;
    Postal address:
    Pears Family School Centre of Excellence,
    4-8 Rodney Street, Islington,
    London, N19JH.
    Tel: 020 3693 4911
    Email: reception@thefamilyschoollondon.org

    The full Governing Body meets four times a year. Attendance of the Governing Body from September 2018 to August 2019 is as follows:
    Ross Bidmead (4/4), John Cape (2/2), Neil Dawson (3/4), Pierre Gosselin (3/4), Stephen Taylor (2/2), Peggy Ray (4/4), Anthony Scrafton (2/4), Matthew Hillman (4/4), Wayne Llewelyn (0/4) - Associate Member, James Bennett (2/2), Rebecca Cockcroft (1/2), Mark Martin (1/1).

    There are also the Premises and Human Resources Committee and Achievement and Welfare Committee, which also meets at certain points throughout the academic year.

    Governors and their attendance at the Premises and Human Resources Committee:
    Pierre Gosselin - Chair (4/4), Ros Bidmead (4/4), Neil Dawson (4/4) and Matthew Hillman (4/4).

    Governors and their attendance at the Achievement and Welfare Committee:
    Peggy Ray - Chair (2/2), Matthew Hillman (2/2), Brenda McHugh (2/2) and Mary Hepworth (2/2)

    *Please note that the accounts for Pears Family School 2018-2019 are finalised in November 2019.

      Governors, Trustees and Members  Governors, Trustees and Member Details Previous Governors, Trustees and Members  Governance Information Family school Articles  Annual Reports: Family School Accounts 2014 Family School Accounts 2015 Family School Accounts 2016 Family School Accounts 2017 Pears Family School Accounts 2018 Governors’ Pecuniary Interests The Family School Funding Agreement The Family School Challenge […]
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  • Parents

    Welcome to Pears Family School website. We hope you find these pages useful.
    Very often parents and carers don’t know what to expect when they first attend a school like ours.
    So let us see if we can shed some light on what you can expect as a parent or carer of a child at PFS.

    A PLACE FOR PARENTS AND CARERS Firstly, you will receive a warm welcome from us and we will take the time to get to know and understand you and your child. We want to hear from you what you think would be needed in order for us to establish a personalised learning and social curriculum […]
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  • Pupil Premium

    The pupil premium is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers.

    PFS – Pupil Premium Report 2018/19    
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  • Policies

    This is the precis about policies.

    Our policies: Access to Pupil Records PFS – 2016 Accessibility Plan PFS – 2019 Admissions Policy PFS – 2019 Behaviour Policy PFS – 2019 Charging and Remissions Policy PFS – 2016 Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy PFS – Sept 2019  Code of Conduct PFS – 2019 Complaints Policy PFS – 2019 Curriculum Policy PFS – […]
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  • Vacancies

    Thank you for your interest in our school.

    There are currently no vacancies
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  • PE & Sport, Year 7 Catch-Up Premium and Careers Programme

    The government gives extra funding to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport. This funding – provided jointly by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport – is ring-fenced and therefore can only be spent on provision of PE and sport in schools. Schools must spend the funding to improve the […]
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  • School Calendar

    Term Dates 2019-20 final copy
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