Penhale Infant School is a three form entry infant school for children aged 4-7. In addition to this we have a 50 place nursery for children aged 2 to 3 years, offering full and part time places subject to vacancies and eligibility. Please enquire at the school office.
The school has nine large, bright classrooms as well as a nursery which are resourced to a high standard. We have a well equipped library, two large halls and an attractive playground area, which also includes a pond and wildlife area, as well as our foundation stage outside play area.
The school serves a community bound by Fratton Road, St Mary’s Road and Fratton railway line.
Times of school sessions
Children can attend a reading together session with their parents from 8.45-8.55am on a Tuesday and Thursday morning.
Class and dinner registers are taken at 8.55. It is important that children are in school when the whistle is blown at 8.55. If you arrive after this please take your child to reception and sign them in the late book.
The school office is open between 8.30am-3.45pm Monday to Friday.
The answer phone system operates out of hours.
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Latest news and press releases from Penhale Infant School.
We stock a great range of fiction and non-fiction books and each class has an allocated weekly session with our librarian. Pupils are able to borrow one book a week and chose a selection of books weekly for…
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This is a specialist centre for children with complex Cognition and Learning difficulties aged between four and nine, who have an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP). This purpose-built part of school opened in September 2021 to 8…
Penhale Infant School Council is a group of pupils who represent the views of their peers and work alongside school staff to make decisions about what happens in the school. Each class votes for their representative and the…
Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Our SENCo (Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator) is Mr Jack Jones. If you have any concerns regarding your child’s emotional, behavioural or academic progress please telephone the school to make an appointment to discuss your concerns.…