Plumstead High Street, Plumstead, London SE18 1HE
10 reasons to choose Bannockburn Primary School
Bannockburn Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Plumstead and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Bannockburn 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 3 members of POLYMAT. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2014) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Bannockburn Primary School has four classes per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Bannockburn Primary School ranks in the top 13% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 15% of schools.
The Bannockburn Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. The curriculum is topic-based and thematic for some foundation subjects. School teaches using Kagan’s Co-operative Learning Structures. UNICEF Rights Respecting School Gold accreditation. 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 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for music.
Sport at Bannockburn Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Bannockburn 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 8.00am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Bannockburn Primary School
Blackheath High School (3.9 miles); Colfe’s School (4.8 miles); Riverston School, Senior School (5 miles).
Woolwich Polytechnic School (1.9 miles); Saint Mary Magdalene Church of England All Through School (1.9 miles); Bexley Grammar School (2.7 miles).