School Contact Details

Fosse Mead Primary Academy, Balfour Street, Leicester, LE3 5EA

T: 0116 251 9261

E: [email protected]

If you are unsure of which member of staff you need to speak to, please ask Mrs Gurr, Miss Murray or Mrs Black in the office and they will direct you.

Chair of Academy Council

To contact the Chair of the Academy Council, Mrs Cathy Brown, please email [email protected] and mark the email FAO Chair of the Academy Council Mrs Cathy Brown.

You may also send correspondence to either the Principal or Chair of the Academy Council via the school address

School Entrances

We have entrances on Balfour Street and on Central Road – the Foundation entrance should only be used for families with Foundation age children to avoid congestion in the Foundation playground. All other families should use the entrances on Balfour Street when dropping off or picking up children.

Academy Opening Hours

Reception to Year 6

We open our doors to pupils at 8.40am each day.

Children should be in class for registration by 8:55am.

The gates are closed at 8:55am.  Arrivals after this time need to enter the school via the main office.

The gates are opened at 3:15pm for parents to arrive on site ready for the end of the day.

School Closes at 3.15pm.

Year 4 and 5 wait in the school playground to be collected.


Our morning Nursery class runs from 8.40am to 11.40am.


Reception: 11:30am

Year 1: 11:30am

Year 2: 11:45am

Year 3: 11.50am

Year 4: 12:00pm

Year 5: 12:10pm

Year 6: 12.20pm

Breakfast Club

Our breakfast club starts at 8.40am for children in Reception to Year 6

Entrance is through our main gates on Balfour Street and into the School Hall.

Other Information

Paper copies of anything on our website is available free of charge. Please call us and let us know what you require.


Fosse Mead Primary Academy,
Balfour Street,


0116 2519261