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At The Firs, we realise how important it is that your child has a happy and positive start with us in school. If starting in reception, we realise that these early years are a crucial stage in a child’s education, and it is essential that young children should enjoy their introduction to school and feel secure in the environment provided. Equally, if a child joins school in another year group, we work hard to ensure that their transition to our school is a positive one. 

The Firs Lower School is a happy, lively school with a dedicated staff who value children as individuals.

We believe a child’s education is a partnership between home and school and welcome parental support and involvement. Children, staff and parents all work hard together to make the school a successful and important part of the community. 

We aim to educate the whole child, to encourage lively and creative minds, to foster social skills and an understanding of the needs of other people. We aim to develop pupils physically, intellectually, morally, spiritually and personally within a multicultural society and to give each pupil the opportunity to develop his/her own potential within the school’s curriculum, bearing in mind the fact that all children have individual needs.


The children are taught to apply themselves to tasks and to develop a reasoned set of attitudes, values, and beliefs.

By these means, we hope to prepare them for both their future education and life. 

If you are interested in sending your child to our school, we would invite you to contact the office, and a member of staff will be more than happy to arrange a time for you to visit us, to see the school and discuss your child’s needs.

The school complies with the School Admissions Code. For more information see our Admissions Policy details below.

For information on Appeals, see the Appeals tab in the top left area of this page or follow the link below:

Link - Admissions Appeals

To apply for a place at The Firs Lower School, please use the online applications with Central Beds, by clicking on one of the links below: 

Link - Central Beds, Apply for a New Primary or Lower School Place School

Link - How to Apply for a School Place During the Academic Year

Alternatively, you can download a postal application form below.