Abbey Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S8 0BN
10 reasons to choose Abbey Lane Primary School
Abbey Lane Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 67. It is one of the best state primary schools in Sheffield and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
Abbey Lane Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2014) inspection.
Average class size
Abbey Lane Primary School usually has three classes per year, and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Abbey Lane Primary School ranks in the top 36% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The Abbey Lane Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and a residential trip in Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Abbey Lane Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Abbey Lane Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School day runs from 8.45am to 3.10pm, though clubs can extend the day to 5.30pm.
Find another school near Abbey Lane Primary School
Westbourne School, Sheffield (3.3 miles); Birkdale School (3.3 miles); Sheffield High School (3.4 miles).
Silverdale School (2.6 miles); King Ecgbert School (2.9 miles); Dronfield Henry Fanshawe School (3.2 miles).