Cranmer Rise, Alwoodley, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS17 5HX
10 reasons to choose Alwoodley Primary School
Alwoodley Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 74. It is one of the best state primary schools in Leeds and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Alwoodley Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2013) inspection. It is one of the 20 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Leeds LEA.
Average class size
Alwoodley Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Alwoodley Primary School ranks in the top 7% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 16% of schools.
The Alwoodley Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. The school is an accredited Thinking School using tools to develop critical thinking skills and independent learning habits. Also, British Council’s International School Award for international learning activities and Primary Geography Quality Mark GILT Award. 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 residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Alwoodley Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Alwoodley 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. Artsmark Gold accreditation.
Out of school hours care from 8.00am (school staff) to 6.00pm (external contractor).
Find another school near Alwoodley Primary School
The Grammar School at Leeds (2.6 miles); Gateways School (4.9 miles); Fulneck School (8 miles).
Allerton High School (0.6 miles); Roundhay School (3 miles); Abbey Grange Church of England Academy (3.2 miles).