Off Silverdale Road, Earley, Reading, Berkshire RG6 7HR
10 reasons to choose Aldryngton Primary School
Main point of differentiation
Aldryngton Primary School is one of the best state primary schools in Reading, ranking in the top 2-3% in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It also has one of the wider variety of facilities among local primary schools.
Aldryngton Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 5 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2011) inspection. It is one of the 5 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Wokingham LEA.
Average class size
Aldryngton Primary School has nine classes, some mixed-age, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Aldryngton Primary School ranks in the top 5% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 35% of schools.
The Aldryngton Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Core subjects are taught separately, but foundation subjects, such as geography and history, are taught as half-termly topics with cross-curricular links to other subjects. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
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 Aldryngton Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Aldryngton Primary School
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 7.30am to 5.45pm provided onsite by external contractors.
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