Fairfield High School (Hereford)

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Fairfield High School
Motto A forward looking school with traditional looking values
Established c.1947
Headteacher Mrs Susan Gaston
Location Peterchurch
Hereford
Herefordshire
HR2 0SG
England Coordinates: 52°02′15″N 2°57′24″W / 52.03760°N 2.95655°W / 52.03760; -2.95655
Local authority Herefordshire
DfE URN 116944 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 370
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–16
Houses Dore, Escley, Monnow
Website www.fairfield.hereford.sch.uk

Fairfield High School is a school in Hereford, England.

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Fairfield High School, Peterchurch, Herefordshire. Heavily oversubscribed, it is one of the top state schools in the country.[1] In the October 2013 Ofsted inspection, the school received the best possible score - "Outstanding" in every category.[2]

An unusually large number of animals are kept at the school, including alpacas, turtles, reptiles and rabbits. It was threatened in the past with closure (because of its small size), along with many other schools in Herefordshire, but after a demonstration, and immense opposition to the idea, the proposal was withdrawn. Fairfield offers a large number of additional courses and BTEC courses to students. Spanish and French are taught as additional languages.

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