Acres Lane, Upton By Chester, Cheshire CH2 1LJ
10 reasons to choose Acresfield Primary School
Acresfield Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 74. It is one of the 5 best state primary schools in Chester and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
Acresfield Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 8 members of North West Academies Trust Limited. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2014) inspection. It is one of the 10 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Cheshire West and Chester LEA.
Average class size
Acresfield Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 31 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Acresfield Primary School ranks in the top 3% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 4% of schools.
The Acresfield Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. 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, Forest School sessions for all pupils and a residential trip programme that starts with a sleepover in Year 1 and offsite adventure trips from Year 2.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Acresfield Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Acresfield 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.
Out of school hours care from 7.50am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Acresfield Primary School
Mickle Trafford Village School (1.9 miles); Oldfield Primary School, Vicars Cross (2.5 miles); St Oswald’s Church of England Primary School, Chester (3 miles).
The Hammond (1.5 miles); The Queen’s School, Chester (2.9 miles); The King’s School, Chester (4.5 miles).
Christleton High School (3.9 miles); Helsby High School (7.5 miles); Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College (11.3 miles).