SCHOOLS:

Purley children have access to two schools within the village bounds, and several others in the vicinity. Below we list the relevant schools, with a little basic information about each.


Name: Purley Pre-school
Location: Purley Memorial Hall, 14-16 Glebe Road, Purley on Thames,Village, RG8 8AF
Age range: 3 – 5 years
No of Pupils: 38
Head: Heather Mitchell
Contact: 07525 234747
www.purleypreschool.co.uk

Name: Purley CE Primary School
Location: Purley Village, RG8 8AF
Age range: 4 – 11 years
No of Pupils: 105
Head: Karen Fakes
Contact: 0118 984 2384
www.purleyprimaryschool.co.uk

Name: Long Lane Primary School
Location: Long Lane, RG31 6YG
Age range: 4 – 11 years
No of Pupils: 285
Head: Peter Thorne
Contact: 0118 942 7187
www.longlane.w-berks.sch.uk

Name: Pangbourne Primary School
Location: Kennedy Drive, Pangbourne, RG8 7LB
Age range: 4 – 11 years
No of Pupils: 220
Head: Ms Melissa Fry
Contact: 0118 984 2315
office@pangbourne.w-berks.sch.uk

Name: Brookfields Special School
Location: Sage Rd, Tilehurst, RG31 6SW
Age range:  2 – 19 years
No of Pupils: 197
Head: Mrs Jane Headland
Contact: 0118 942 1382
www.brookfieldsschool.org

Name: Westwood Farm – Infants School Westwood Farm – Junior School
Location: Fullbrook Crescent, Tilehurst
Age range: 4 – 6 years 7 – 11 Years
No of Pupils: 199 231
Head: Mrs Susan Deacon P M Booth
Contact: 0118 942 6113
www.westwoodfarminfants.ik.org
0118 942 5182

Name: Downsway Primary School
Location: Warbreck Drive, Tilehurst, RG31 6FE
Age range: 4 – 11 years
No of Pupils: 204
Head: Mrs Susan Cantwell
Contact: 0118 942 1362
www.downsway.w-berks.sch.uk

Name: Denefield School
Location: Long Lane, Tilehurst, RG31 6XY
Age range: 11 – 18 years
No of Pupils: 1040
Head: G N Whiteford
Contact: 0118 941 3458
www.denefield.org.uk
office@denefield.org.uk

Name: Theale Green Community School
Location: Church Street, Theale, RG7 5DA
Age range: 11 – 18 years
No of Pupils: 1400
Head: Mr David Bromfield
Contact: 0118 930 2741
http://www.thealegreen.org.uk

 

ADULT EDUCATION:

Adult education is supplied largely by colleges centred in Reading and Newbury. WBC Adult & Community Learning Team (www.westberks.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=809) works with providers to supply a variety of education opportunities for West Berkshire residents. Mainstream providers are:

Learning venues in Reading and West Berkshire number over 50.

In addition, some Purley organisations have an educational bent to their programmes, for example Project Purley, the local history society, and Silver Surfers, who offer computing and Tai Chi tuition at the Purley Barn. Look on this website for local organisations.

Please note: Purley on Thames Parish Council are not responsible for the content of third party websites.