Sandham Grove, Heswall, Wirral, Merseyside CH60 1XW
10 reasons to choose Barnston Primary School
Barnston Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the 12 best state primary schools on The Wirral and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Barnston Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) 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 (2021) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Barnston Primary School has three mixed-age classes for every two year groups, and an average class size of 26 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Barnston Primary School ranks in the top 15% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 36% of schools.
The Barnston Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation 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 residential trips for Years 4 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Barnston 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 Barnston 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.
School hours are 9.00am to 3.25pm, and can be longer with after school clubs.
Find another school near Barnston Primary School
Birkenhead School (6.1 miles); Christian Fellowship School (9.8 miles).
Wirral Grammar School for Boys (4.1 miles); Wirral Grammar School for Girls (4.1 miles); Upton Hall School FCJ (4.8 miles).