• Open weeks

    From September we will have a new Year 4 class

    We're thrilled to announce that from this September we'll have a new Year 4 class, bridging our upcoming gap between Year 3 and Year 5. The decision to add the class was driven by the demand from many of our existing parents who have children in that age bracket. 50% of the children who will fill the class, are likely to have siblings already attending Chichester Free School.

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    A huge thanks to the wonderful CFS Friends

    Our amazing team of Friends recently donated a new minibus to our school.

    After just one year in operation, through the organisation of fairs, quiz nights, discos and film nights, they raised over £11,000. They decided to use the fund to buy a minibus, to transport CFS children to sports fixtures, Forest School and educational excursions.

  • Guy Martyn radio interview

    Listen to Mr Martyn on Spirit FM

    Our Principal, Mr Martyn, was a guest on Spirit FM recently. He was asked, among other things, about our School receiving four times as many applicants as places for the coming academic year. He also defended the Free School model, which is seen by the government as the future of the school system. Click here to find out more and listen to the radio interview in full.

  • 'CFS and Beyond'

    'CFS and Beyond'

    Our senior students have designed and written the CFS magazine 'CFS and Beyond' detailing lots of interesting and important aspects of our School, including events, 'After School Club' reviews, cool crafts and fun facts. Thanks to all of the students who contributed their time and talent to the project.

    Click through to our News section to see the magazine in PDF format.

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    CFS is the popular choice

    As Year 6 pupils across the Chichester district have now received news of where they will begin their secondary school education, we can now (proudly) reveal, that CFS received four times as many applicants as places for the coming academic year. This is a remarkable achievement for a school in only its second year of operation and also re-enforces the important role of Free Schools in providing good school places.


  • Gemma and her amazing dog, Polo

    Our year 7 student, Gemma Faulkner was recently invited to speak at the IFAH's European Pet Night in Brussels, as well as at Speaker's House for an audience hosted by House of Commons Speaker, Jon Bercow (pictured).

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  • Runners-up in the Regionals

    CFS came runners-up in the regional round of the Rotary Club public speaking competition. Our year 7 student Bibi Butten was named Best Speaker of the Day. Congratulations to Bibi and the team - a terrific achievement!

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  • We've joined the Read2Dogs scheme

    The Read2Dogs scheme was developed by Pets as Therapy, to help children who find reading aloud to others a little daunting. Instead of reading to an adult, the children are encouraged to read to a lovely dog.

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