The Brow, Watford, Hertfordshire WD25 7NX
10 reasons to choose Alban Wood Primary School and Nursery
Alban Wood Primary School and Nursery has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Watford and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Alban Wood Primary School and Nursery 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 9 members of Agora Learning Partnership. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection. It is one of the 20 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Hertfordshire LEA.
Average class size
Alban Wood Primary School and Nursery has one class per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Alban Wood Primary School and Nursery achieves attainment results that are around the national average. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average.
The Alban Wood Primary School and Nursery curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. Subjects are taught separately, but thematically, with some cross-curricular linking and projects. 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 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Alban Wood Primary School and Nursery
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Alban Wood Primary School and Nursery
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 8.00am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Alban Wood Primary School and Nursery
The Orchard Primary School (1.3 miles); St Paul’s Church of England Primary School, Langleybury (1.7 miles); Nascot Wood Junior School (1.9 miles).
Stanborough Secondary School (1.2 miles); Purcell School (4.3 miles); St Columba’s College, St Alban’s (4.7 miles).
Saint Michael’s Catholic High School (1.3 miles); Parmiter’s School (1.7 miles); Watford Grammar School for Boys (4.3 miles).