Christ Church shines brightly for Ofsted inspectors! 

To read the Frome Times article, click here.

To find out more about our October 2019 Ofsted inspection, click here.


Our school’s inclusive
Christian vision

We want Christ Church to be a shining example of Jesus' love and kindness. We are an inclusive Christian learning community where everyone is welcome and valued, and all are inspired to be the best they can be. We want all children to thrive and flourish in every way, developing a love of learning, discovering their unique strengths and talents, and growing in character and confidence so that their light shines brightly for all to see.


We are diversity champions!

We are proud that Christ Church has been certified by the equality charity Stonewall (www.stonewall.org.uk) as a “School Champion” in recognition of our ongoing work to promote dignity, diversity, respect and tolerance.

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

We are delighted that both our Sex and Relationships Education Policy
and our Anti-Bullying Policy have received a thumbs up from both Stonewall and National Education Union equalities officers.


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. ”

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.

Click here to read more about what makes our school so awesome.

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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.


Fair Frome “Food at Five” meals
@ the Key Centre,
5pm every Monday during term-time

Lovely food! Everyone invited!

Mon 9th Dec … 11am & 12.45pm, Nursery Christmas production

Tues 10th Dec … 9.45am & 2pm, Amber & Ruby Christmas production: A Twinkly Tree Top Tale

Weds 11th Dec … 9.45am & 2pm, Emerald & Topaz Christmas production: A Victorian Christmas

Thurs 12th Dec … 9.45am & 2pm, Diamond & Pearl Christmas production: Christmas with the Aliens

Mon 16th Dec … Christ Church school choir carolling at Frome Nursing Home

Tues 17th Dec … Christmas lunch and party day

Weds 18th Dec … 9.15am, Headteacher’s Commendations Assembly

Weds 18th Dec … 2pm, Golden Time Party

Thurs 19th Dec … 2pm, Christingle service at school (Apologies: due to lack of space and safety considerations this event is NOT open to parents/carers.) 

Thurs 19th, Fri 20th and Sat 21st ... 8pm, Flint Street Nativity performances in the school hall

Fri 20th Dec … 2pm, End-of-term Carol Service (Please join us and sing along. All parents/carers welcome!)

Sat 21st Dec – Mon 6th Jan ... Christmas Holiday and Inset Day

Tues 24th Dec … 3pm, Crib Service at Christ Church parish church. Suitable for families with young children. All ages welcome.

Tues 25th Dec … Frome’s Big Christmas Get-Together at Frome Town Football Club (Christ Church C of E First School may be used as a second venue again if the FTFC venue is oversubscribed)

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Latest Newsletter and important letters:

Click here to view all Newsletters and letters.
Please visit your child's class page to see class specific letters.


Now That's What I Call
Christ Church!

Not every school releases an album of eight original songs but,
with the help of Rocktopus, that is exactly what we have done!

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Limited edition CD now available for just £9.99 
(£2.50 to school PTFA and £2.50 to Toilet Twinning)

Track titles:

1) Be a Global Neighbour

2) Everyone deserves a place to do their business
(the Toilet Twinning song)

3) I’ll be a good friend

4) Save our world today

5) Come learn with me!

6) Jesus helps us make good choices (the Zacchaeus song)

7) Say thank you! (the Ten Lepers song)

8) We can overcome our fears (the David and Goliath song)

To read the lyrics to all eight songs click here.

To listen to the whole album for FREE just click here.

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