The safety and wellbeing of our pupils is extremely important to us here at Foundry College. If you have any concerns at all to do with the safety of your child or any other, please contact:

The Police – 101 or 999 or Childrens Services Early Help Hub – 0118 908 8002

Alternatively, if you would prefer, please feel free to contact our Child Protection Officers on 0118 334 1510, please state if you have a safeguarding concern when calling:

Miss Jay Blundell, Headteacher

Overall Responsibility for Safeguarding and Child Protection.

Tom Scantlebury

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Nicky Rees Deputy

Designated Safeguarding Lead



If you would like to learn more about how to protect your child from Sexual Exploitation/Sexual Abuse please visit the following websites:


Click here for Foundry Advice to Parents ‘Keeping Children and Young People Safe Against Radicalisation and Extremism. 


What happens when you contact Childline?


Click here for Fearless, an anonymous reporting website run by Crimestoppers


Foundry College’s Safeguarding Policy, and other policies, can be found on the Policies Page



Ofsted commented;

“You care deeply about the pupils and are determined to make sure that your school provides the nurturing environment that they need.”

“Pupils are happy at your school, they say that there is always someone to talk to and that their views are valued. Parents and carers praise the improvements in their children’s behaviour and attitudes to learning.”

“You and your team are acutely aware of the importance of ensuring that every pupil is safeguarded from harm.”



Student Outcomes 2018-19

The Staff and Management Committee are delighted to celebrate the results of our 2018-2019 cohort.

Foundry College is more than a school where staff deliver the curriculum.  We are an environment where pupils are able to learn for life through a wealth of different experiences and enrichment opportunities. Staff support our pupils not only as highly qualified experts in their different curriculum fields, but also as daily mentors. Our educational expertise,  personal commitment and dedication to improving the life experiences of  vulnerable young people make significant contributions to building pupils' resilience and fostering a culture of mutual respect and co-operation.

Our primary focus is to work hard with pupils to help them secure the best outcomes they can and to improve their chance of success in further education, training or employment.

Year 2

One student was eligible for KS1 SATs and was assessed to be at the National standard.

Year 6

One of two students eligible for KS2 SATs was assessed to be at the National standard.  The second student was disapplied by their home school.

Year 11

The summer 2019 cohort once again exceeded realistic expectation with 15 of 19 students achieving at least one level 2 qualification.

All 19 students were entered for a qualification in both English and Maths, with 9 students achieving GCSE passes in each subject and 7 students achieving passes in both GCSE English and GCSE Maths.  8 students were entered for double Science, with 7 students achieving at least one grade 4 and 4 students achieving passes in both GCSEs.

Qualifications were also obtained in a further thirteen other subjects, including a range of traditional academic GCSEs and a selection of vocational options.

Thank you to everyone involved in the partnership without which these excellent outcomes for our pupils would not have been possible.

Miss Jay Blundell— Headteacher








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Headteacher: Miss Jay Blundell

Foundry College

Budges Gardens



RG40 1PX

Tel: 0118 334 1510

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