Buildings and Facilities

The Firs School is set in wooded grounds, less than two miles from Chester city centre in Newton and boasts a number of excellent onsite facilities, alongside spacious well equipped classrooms. We also have numerous additional facilities:

  • Purpose built, soundproof Music practice rooms.
  • Pottery.
  • Music room
  • A well equipped ICT suite, with filtered access to the internet.
  • Large Art and Design and Technology room.
  • All weather sports surface and playing field.
  • Large School Hall.
  • Climbing wall.
  • Pond and nature trail.
  • Separate Infant and junior Adventure playground.
  • Large purpose built wooden pirate play ship.
  • Self contained Kindergarten building with large all weather outdoor play area and undercover classroom.
  • Onsite kitchen with school dinners provided by our in-house catering team and chef.
  • Interactive whiteboards and networked computers in all classrooms.
  • A well stocked library offering a wide range of reading material and a quiet place for study and research.
  • Onsite school shop for the school uniform.
  • Dedicated outdoor all weather classroom for Reception children.
  • Outdoor classroom for structured lessons and quiet area for playtimes.
  • All Weather Playing Field.
  • Learning Support Department with dedicated classroom.

Lots of teachers (other than his own) in different departments seem to know him by name already, which is wonderful for us to see and gives us great peace of mind knowing he’s safe and genuinely well cared for by all – Parents