Our Ethos

The Froebelian School, Horsforth is committed to learning, progress and innovation within a traditional setting.

As one of Leeds’ leading preparatory schools our culture is to encourage all pupils to achieve their potential and we foster a community spirit. Our motto, ‘Giving a flying start to the citizens of tomorrow’, emphasises our commitment and dedication to provide knowledge, skills, experiences and opportunities that prepare children for their future.

We Aim

  • To provide a caring, supportive and structured learning environment.
  • To deliver quality education which develops the whole child; enabling them to maximise their potential.
  • To offer a wide range of opportunities for learning including a diverse range of extra-curricular activities.
  • To foster good relationships throughout our Froebelian family and beyond.
  • To ensure a smooth transition for children towards the next phase of their learning journey.

We Value

  • Every member of the school family as an individual.
  • Co-operation and partnership with parents, carers and the wider community.
  • Our multi-cultural, multi-faith school.
  • Our British culture and heritage.
  • Kindness, tolerance, respect and integrity.

Our Ethos

  • Supports the holistic development of children’s moral and social values alongside their cultural and spiritual awareness.
  • Creates a happy and purposeful atmosphere within the school.
  • Encourages everyone to engage with all learning experiences.
  • Promotes the acquisition of skills for life through our shared ethos themes.

“Our primary reason for writing to you was to express our sincere gratitude to The Froebelian School for truly giving ‘a flying start to the citizens of tomorrow’.”

Arrange a visit to the school, you can meet some of our staff and pupils.

The Froebelian Flyers

This year we have introduced Froebelian Flyers. Each week staff nominate pupils who they believe have best met the characteristics of one of the flyers.