Old Row, Barrow, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 9AZ
10 reasons to choose Barrow Primary School
Barrow Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Clitheroe and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Barrow Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a United Reformed Church voluntary controlled faith 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 Lancashire LEA.
Average class size
Barrow Primary School has six classes, some mixed-age, and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Barrow 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 23% of schools.
The Barrow Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. 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 and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Barrow Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Barrow 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 7.30am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Barrow Primary School
Langho and Billington St Leonards Church of England Primary School (3 miles); Sabden Primary School (4.4 miles); Waddington and West Bradford Church of England Primary School (4.6 miles).
Oakhill School (1.2 miles); Moorland School (3 miles); Stonyhurst College (4.9 miles).
Ribblesdale High School (2 miles); St Augustine’s Roman Catholic High School, Billington (2.4 miles); Clitheroe Royal Grammar School (2.5 miles).