Bridgeman Street, St John's Wood, London NW8 7AL
10 reasons to choose Barrow Hill Junior School
Barrow Hill Junior School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in St John’s Wood and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Barrow Hill Junior School is a state junior school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 7 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2019) inspection.
Average class size
Barrow Hill Junior School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Barrow Hill Junior School ranks in the top 26% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 10% of schools.
The Barrow Hill Junior School curriculum
School curriculum is subject based, and organised by termly themes with some cross-curricular projects. It also includes PSHE, Spanish. British Council’s International School Award for international learning activities. 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 specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Barrow Hill Junior 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 Barrow Hill Junior School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and three instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 5.30pm provided by an external contractor.
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