Welcome to the Christ Church C of E First School website!

To find out how to arrange a visit to our school, click here.

To download a copy of the School Prospectus, click here.

We are proud that Christ Church is one of only a handful of first/primary schools outside London to have been certified by the equality charity Stonewall ( as a “Diversity Champion”.

Prejudice and discrimination are wrong and will not be tolerated. Please work with us to make sure that everyone feels safe, respected, valued and welcome at Christ Church C of E First School and Nursery.

This is what Ofsted inspectors say about Christ Church:

“ Parents are very positive about the time children spend in Nursery and in the Reception classes and have great confidence in the care their children receive ... The school’s commitment to keeping pupils safe is exemplary. The headteacher leads by example and all staff are highly vigilant ... The behaviour of pupils is good. The school is orderly and pupils are polite to adults and visitors ... Bullying is very rare and any concerns are quickly and effectively dealt with ... The most able pupils from all backgrounds make good progress ... Support programmes and progress for pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities are good. ”   
Ofsted inspection report, June 2017

Who are we? Where are we? What makes us tick?

We are proud of our school and the community it serves. We trust this website gives you a flavour of who we are, what we do and why Christ Church C of E First School really is the friendliest, most nurturing, most exciting, most ambitious first school in Somerset.

Christ Church is a Somerset County Council co-educational day school and nursery for children aged two to nine. Situated in inspiring and spacious school grounds in the south of the market town of Frome, less than ten miles from Longleat Safari Park, Christ Church provides an idyllic environment for children’s early physical, intellectual, spiritual, moral, social and cultural development.

We believe a great school overflows with the sound of cheerful children playing and learning with their friends. Yes, academic standards are important and learning is at the heart of all that we do, and, like other schools, we want every girl and boy to achieve their academic potential. But, at Christ Church, we believe a first class education should value excellent character (being kind, friendly and honest) every bit as much as academic effort (hard work, progress and attainment). Equally importantly: we believe school should be fun.

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    Christian values
    At the heart of all we do.
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    Beautiful environment
    A lovely place to learn.
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    We believe school should be fun
    Children love it here!
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    Out of school clubs and trips
    Amazing activities for all.
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    Christian values
    Nurturing curiosity, creativity, ambition and resilience.


You are invited to child-friendly
30-minute family services
@ Christ Church parish church

Stories, songs, prayers and activities.

9–9.30am, Sunday 25th November. Theme: Advent.

All ages welcome.

Diary Dates

Mon 12th Nov … School photographer

Tues 13th Nov … 4pm, Finance Committee meeting

Thurs 15th Nov … 5.30–6.30pm, community meeting in the school hall with Frome Town Councillors and UWE (University of the West of England) town planning and architecture researchers to discuss our likes, dislikes, hopes, wishes and aspirations for the future of The Mount. All parents/carers/staff/governors welcome to attend.

Fri 16th Nov … Children in Need non-uniform "wear something spotty" mufti day. Please bring £1.

Fri 16th Nov … 9am, whole-school Dogs Trust assembly followed by class workshops on safety/dogs’ needs

Mon 19th – Fri 23rd Nov … National Road Safety Week

Mon 19th Nov ... 9–11.45am, lantern making workshops

Fri 23rd Nov … Bug Busting Day – let’s blitz head lice together!

Sun 25th Nov … 9–9.30am, Child-friendly 30-minute family service @ Christ Church parish church. Stories, songs, prayers and activities. All ages welcome. Theme: Advent.

Weds 28th Nov ... 4pm, Full Governing Body meeting

Fri 14th Dec … 3.15–3.15pm, PTFA (Parents, Teachers and Friends Association) Christmas Fayre in the school hall

Sat 22nd Dec – Mon 7th Jan … Christmas Holiday and Inset Day

Tues 8th Jan … Children back to school

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Latest Newsletter and important letters:

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