Ashchurch Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire GL20 8LA
10 reasons to choose Ashchurch Primary School
Ashchurch Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Tewkesbury and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Ashchurch Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) 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 (2022) inspection.
Average class size
Ashchurch Primary School has four mixed-age classes and an average class size of 34 pupils. Pupils are taught in individual year group classes for maths, English and PE.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Ashchurch Primary School ranks in the top 4% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 12% of schools.
The Ashchurch Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Core subjects are taught separately, but some foundation subjects, such as geography and history, are taught as half-termly topics with cross-curricular links to other subjects within a ‘creative curriculum’. 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 for Reception children, and residential trips from Year 3.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Ashchurch Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Gold Award.
The Arts at Ashchurch 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 8.00am to 5.15pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Ashchurch Primary School
Bredon School (7.2 miles); The Cheltenham Ladies’ College (8.7 miles); Cheltenham College (9 miles).
Tewkesbury School (1.4 miles); Bredon Hill Academy (6.2 miles); Pate’s Grammar School (8.4 miles).