Charging and Remissions

At Farndon Primary we attach great value to learning from direct experiences.  This is greatly enhanced when the children can be taken to a site that offers the opportunity to witness and be involved in activities that are not available in the immediate vicinity 

Such activities usually involve the expense of travel, and often incur admission charges. The following is a list of additional activities organised by the School, which require voluntary contributions from Parents. These activities are known as “optional extras”. This list is not exhaustive.

                        - Sporting coaches

                        - Artist working with the children

                        - Musical workshop

                        - Swimming tuition

                        - Dance workshop

                        - Outside speakers

                        - Real life History experiences

                        - Outside learning; trips


It would be impossible for every trip / curriculum enhancement to be funded purely from the school budget, or from the School Fund.  Therefore, to meet the cost of curriculum based ventures in school time, we will ask for a voluntary contribution from parents. 

There are other elements that we offer in school that do come at a fixed cost such as Music tuition ( delivered by Music for Life) and Sports clubs that are held before and after school. 




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