Our school is nestled into a green hillside, close to Selsdon Woods, which is an ancient woodland and nature reserve. We are surrounded by the leafy and pleasant Forestdale Estate, yet close to all of Croydon’s many amenities via the tram system.

We believe in strong partnership with parents/carers in order to help each child reach their potential, both academically and personally. Our main focus is on the skills of literacy and numeracy which underpin all learning, and we are proud to have achieved The Basic Skills Quality Mark for the 4th time.

We use our beautiful grounds and local woods to enhance and enrich our curriculum. We harness the new technologies so that our virtual school is open anywhere, anytime. Each child can log-in and access learning in a safe environment while their parent/carer can access most school information.

We extend our school day because we want to support working parents and we have a super range of clubs which run until 4.30pm/5pm, allowing children to develop new interests and skills.

The “Treehouse” – our Enhanced Learning Provision supports pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorder and further information can be found under the “School Information” tab.

I hope a tour around our website will give you a taste of our wonderful and unique school.

I am proud to be the Headteacher of this wonderful school.

Mrs Natasha Grant


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The Big Schools' Birdwatch

The Big Schools' Birdwatch is now complete!Just before half term, on a rather damp and cold Friday morning, our intrepid Birdwatch Champions ventured outside to see how successful our supply of bird food had been. The children waited patiently and quietly and over about half an hour they saw pigeons, blackbirds, crows, seagulls and even a couple of…

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SEP Table Tennis

Children from Year 3 have been attending a table tennis event at Forestdale Primary school, every Wednesday afternoon for the last 4 weeks. The event has been organised as part of the Selsdon Education Partnership with Forestdale, Gilbert Scott, Quest Academy and John Ruskin. The children had great fun using the table tennis facilities at…

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