British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS)

BFRS is a Social Enterprise that was created to work in support of the Armed Forces Community (AFC). We support them by working with companies across the UK that are looking to hire, re-train, and offer career advice to the them. 

We successful host National Careers Fairs across the country and our aim is to continuously introduce the AFC to companies and try to ensure they are fully aware of the benefits of employing from this community.

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Some Frequently ask questions asked by parents with with school aged children looking for a school near Preston Fulwood Barracks

How do I find out what schools are available around Fulwood? 
There are some frighteningly frank websites for you to choose from. The Government one is You simply enter your location, perhaps Fulwood, or a future location and select primary, secondary schools that you are looking for and there it all is in percentages! There are paid for websites like This one is quite cheap and you can pay monthly. This is of course just the very first stage in selecting a school. You will to need see the videos on this page before even thinking of visiting the shortlist of schools on your list.

How do I find my school catchment area UK?

What date do you find out about school places?

How do I find out how good a school is?


Nursery Schools

What's the difference between nursery and preschool? Preschools usually work around a formal curriculum and trained teachers - making them a little more expensive! Nursery schools are usually a more relaxed learning environment and more flexible enrollment terms. They are also cheaper and vary greatly.

What age is a preschooler? Ages up to 4 is considered preschooler with toddlers are 1 to 3 year old bracket. Basically 4-year-old are not 'toddling' around any more and so are no longer toddlers!

What does preschool mean?

Is Pre K considered preschool?

This page should help you answer these school finding questions!


Local Area Creches and Day Nurseries for PR2
Click also to find: Childcare Services, Nursery Schools, After School Care

PreSchools and Playgroups for Fulwood

First Steps Nursery

1 Longsands Ln, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9PS, UK – 01772 792644

What a lovely nursery First Steps is. The staff are very caring and attentive and our cheekly little boy had great fun and was really well looked after for the 2 years he attended. He enjoyed his time there and really came out of his shell with new people. He thinks the world of First Steps.

Busy Bees at Ashton House

Ashton Park, ashton house, Pedders Ln, Preston PR2 1HL, UK – 01772 726696

Great staff

Building Blocks Child Care Nursery - Preston

32 Cottam Ave, Preston PR2 3XE, UK – 07715 875599

This place is amazing and my son really like be there. One of the best nursery I know. Thanks to the Wendy.

After School Care


58 Woodplumpton Rd, Preston PR2 2LQ, UK – 01772 768687

Brilliant nursery, both of my boys loved it and I would definitely recommend to others.

Daisy Chain Day Care Nursery

382 Tag La, Preston PR2 7AA, UK – 01772 722764

My daughter went to here the staff are brill made my daughter feel at home she learnt loads in her time here and they always see to your kids needs even take your kid out to learn about the outdoors aswel as basic manors e.g. Sharing pleases and thank you. I would recommend to all parents in the aria if your lucky anough get a place 10/10

Both my kids love this nursery staff are amazing and they do so much it's hard to keep up

Small Wonders Too

1 Atholl St, Preston PR1 8TA, UK – 01772 252212

Close to town centre. Check them out.

One of the best nurseries I've ever used can't fault them!

Choosing a school around Fulwood. This is an Australian video but has some really good Tips!

Independent Schools - Prep & Secondary - for Fulwood

Independent Schools for Fulwood - private preparatory and senior schools. Prep schools age 8 yrs to 11yrs or 13 yrs. Senior schools age 11yrs or 13 yrs to 18yrs. Some independent schools have a pre-prep department (age 3 to 8yrs) as well as prep and senior schools. Independent schools can be co-educational or single sex.

Secondary Schools

Our Lady's Catholic High School

St Anthony's Dr, Fulwood, Preston PR2 3SQ, UK – 01772 326900

Great memories. Good times

Both my children are at this school. It's a very good school. Give the kids and parents support were needed.

Corpus Christi Catholic High School

St Vincents Rd, Fulwood, Preston PR2 8QY, UK – 01772 716912

All of the teachers are very nice here, especially in the MFL Department, and the curriculum is mostly finished by the end of the year, so it is the best school I have ever been to.

Archbishop Temple School

St Vincents Rd, Fulwood, Preston PR2 8RA, UK – 01772 717782

My grandaughter is going there this year she is so excited everyone i bump into says it is a great high school❤

I went there years ago. And love it

Independent Schools

St Pius X Preparatory School

Oak House, 200 Garstang Rd, Fulwood, Preston PR2 8RD, UK – 01772 719937

Because it is a lovely school

Highfield Priory School and Nursery

58 Fulwood Row, Preston PR2 5RW, UK – 01772 709624

Excellent School and Nursery!

Fantastic school.

Abrar Academy

34-36 Garstang Rd, Preston PR1 1NA, UK – 01772 828732

Alhamdulliah, This Darulloom is just perfect it provides both secular and religious education, coming 1st in the whole of Lancashire at GCSEs the Darulloom also provides the locality a place to pray Salah tul Jumah

Local Authority Schools - Primary & Secondary Schools

Local Authority primary and secondary schools for PR2 8AA . LEA primary schools age 4yrs (the year in which a child is 5) to 11yrs. Secondary schools age 11yrs to 16yrs or 18 yrs. Each school has a local catchment area.

Primary Schools

Sherwood Primary School

Sherwood Way, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9GA, UK – 01772 719093

Sherwood is amazing! I just left in 2016 and i am 4 weeks into Archbishop but, i still miss it! If I was you i would send my child here so that they could experience the greatness i did!!!

Best school in Lancashire!!

Frenchwood Community Primary School

Frenchwood Knoll, Preston PR1 4LE, UK – 01772 253244

Lovely staff, always working as team, my childern got their confidence back since joining the school. A+++++

Ieri very very good THIS School i Like so much i can live

English Martyrs Catholic Primary School

Sizer St, Preston PR1 7DR, UK – 01772 556092

An excellent school with brilliant teachers. My child has started this year and I am most impressed with the progress he is making including how his medical needs have been looked after. I can't ask for more as a parent.


Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Ofsted reports directly to Parliament and is independent and impartial, inspecting and regulating services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.

Click for the full database of OFSTED's inspection reports - check out schools in PR2 or anywhere in the country.
GetTheRightSchool was formed to offer a unique reference point on getting your child into the school of your choice. The web site covers all you need to about education choices with tips and a guide to the application process and issues that could impact your child's school day, from dealing with bullying, to money issues, to how to work out school catchment areas when they move schools.
Independent Schools Council Website - has a search facility: by county, school or postcode. The ISC brings together eight associations of independent schools, their heads, bursars and governors and represents over 1,200 independent schools in the UK and overseas.
Schools Web Directory - lists all UK local education authorities with a click-through to their websites. Each Local Authority has lists of its own schools and details of application procedures.
Contact details & Websites of 4,065 Schools in Ireland - search by map or county list
Lists more than 31,000 UK state and independent schools and colleges, including over 26,000 UK School, College and University Websites. Search for schools or search for educational establishments anywhere in the UK by geographical county, postcode, name or LEA.

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Dyslexia support centres
Click also to find: Education Agencies & Authorities, Schools - Independent & Preparatory
Special schools for Fulwood for moderate to severe learning difficulties, ADHD, Autism, Physical impairment, complex health needs, communication difficulties, dyspraxia and other special needs.

Special Needs Schools around you

Acorns Primary School

Preston PR1 6AU, UK – 01772 792681

This school is warm and friendly, worry free for us parents, which is worth gold dust when you drop your child/children off for the day......very happy children always leaving smiling. Resolve any worries/upset with ease, stress free environment and extremely amazing staff who are very approachable and understanding. Being a disability family is extremely worrying, so to have a school that not only understands but supports you as a parent and carer and family member. 100% in every way

The Roebuck School

Inkerman St, Preston PR2 2BN, UK – 01772 729337

It was the best primary school because all of the teachers are amazing and you will get loads of mates

I've been at roebuck since the age of 4 and it ain't a bad school

Royal Cross Primary School

18 Elswick Rd, Preston PR2 1NT, UK – 01772 729705

Brilliant school run brilliantly by brilliant people. They work miracles with the children and my son is sooo clever because of it, he loves every second there and hates the school holidays. I can't thank them enough for everything they do and everything they have done

Website with facility to search for many different kinds of special needs schools and links to lots of support groups.  Find a special needs school near Fulwood or search the website for special schools throughout the UK

Adult Education Centres for PR2 - Language Tuition

Adult Education Centres for Fulwood which may run evening or daytime language classes

Adult Education

The Lancashire Wine School

Holiday Inn Preston, Ring Way, Preston PR1 3AU, UK – 01253 301934

I bought my friend a wine tasting voucher for Christmas and she loved the event. Colin made us feel so welcome and created a welcoming, friendly atmosphere. I've attended a few more events since and each one is different, but each one is outstanding - the best value night out in Preston

Carol May's Academy

Guild Hall Arcade,, 22-24 Lancaster Road, Preston PR1 1HT, UK – 01772 258525

My sisters daughter has gone to many dance schools and this is the only one shes ever loved, friendly , professional staff and atmosphere

Excellent family run business. Professional and very good at what they do.


Preston Grasshoppers Rfc, Lightfoot Green Lane, Preston PR4 0AP, UK – 07973 688382

Been going to Dancers Preston for over 15 years and learned how to dance to a good social standard .Dinner dances give you a chance to dress up and a chance to chat with new and old friends . Meeting place .Dance school . New Years Eve parties .Salsa Parties with Live bands are a must .whatever your style of dance whether Modern Ballroom Latin American or Latino salsa you wont go wrong at Dancers Preston .Learn at your own pace and plenty of Dance Nights to show off your new dance moves .go for it ....I did....... never had so much fun .....made lots and lots of friends .don't be put off if your single you don't need a partner..Best thing i ever did kept me fit to .

Language Schools

Preston Academy of English

44 Ormskirk Rd, Preston PR1 2QP, UK – 01772 821039

Friendly staff, friendly environment, very welcoming and a great place to learn. 👍

Good teacher with good material, It helped me a lot

University of Central Lancashire

Fylde Rd, Preston PR1 2HE, UK – 01772 201201

This is one of the best university of UK to learn what you want. The faculty and other staff is also very supportive and provide you the best things to learn and earn knowledge not only on your subject but also on other topics also.

Good facilities but lack security

Language Schools for Fulwood

Language schools for PR2. Also consider Adult Education Centres which might run evening language classes

Private Tutors for Fulwood

Private Tuition for PR2
Click also to find: Language Schools, Translators & Interpreters

Private Tutors

B B T Personal Tutors

4 Old Orchard, Fulwood, Preston PR2 3QF, UK – 01772 716556

Tutors in Preston

12 Yewlands Ave, Fulwood, Preston PR2 9QR, UK – 07816 063311

Mathematics Tuition

1 Abbott Croft, Fulwood, Preston PR4 0AN, UK