Furneux Pelham School

At Furneux Pelham C of E School our aim is to encourage all children to reach the highest standard possible in all that they do by providing them with the necessary skills and attitudes that will enable them to continue their education with high self-esteem and personal confidence.

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School Profile


School Profile

Furneux Pelham CE Primary School currently has 94 pupils on roll with 54% boys and 46% girls. Pupil mobility is variable – the school has become more stable in the academic year 2021-22. The large majority of pupils are of white British origin, with 4% from minority ethnic groups. A similar percentage have English as a second language. The number of children eligible for the pupil premium grant stands at 13% as is the number of children with English as an additional language at 4%. Eighteen percent of our children are on the special educational needs register, for a range of different needs. Attendance is good at 95.4% – this is slightly lower than pre-pandemic figures and has been impacted by Covid-19 absences.

Our school council and eco-council are made up of a mixture of year two to year six children and have a mixture of boys and girls. The children in years 2, 3 and 4 are elected annually by their peer group whilst the older children take part in whole school hustings and elections.

We have 17 members of staff (16 female and 1 male) and, currently, no staff are from a minority ethnic group. We also have one male sports coach working at our school and a male handyman. At present we have no physically disabled children on roll however the school is physically accessible and has disabled toilet facilities.

Our Governors all come from the surrounding area and represent different sections of the community. Of the 11 governors, 6 [55%] are female and 5 [45%] are male.

[Figures correct as of July 2022]