Furze Platt is a highly successful mixed comprehensive school in Maidenhead.
We pride ourselves in providing a first class education for boys and girls of all abilities, with the majority of pupils continuing their studies in our thriving sixth form. Furze Platt is a specialist mathematics and computing school providing outstanding opportunities and facilities.
The school draws pupils from across Maidenhead, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. We have a well earned reputation for academic, artistic and sporting excellence.
Our school is a happy, safe and stimulating place in which to learn and to grow up. We have excellent facilities and a highly trained, well qualified and committed staff. Furze Platt provides a top quality education which values and celebrates achievement of all kinds. Our aim is to enable all students to succeed and to strive for excellence in everything they undertake.
Girls and boys of all abilities and aptitudes do well at Furze Platt and we pride ourselves on the harmonious and friendly atmosphere which exists on campus.
Furze Platt students make significantly better progress at GCSE than other students nationally
Newly released Department for Education data shows that at Furze Platt:
- Both boys and girls make better progress than other students of the same sex nationally
- Whether students arrive at Furze Platt with Key Stage 2 SATS scores of Level 3, 4 or 5, they make better progress in English and Maths than similar students nationally
- Progress of students from disadvantaged backgrounds in English and Maths is as good as those from advantaged backgrounds nationally