School Lane, Barton, Cambridge CB23 7BD
10 reasons to choose Barton Church of England Primary School
Barton Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Cambridge and one of the 12 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Barton Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2016) inspection.
Average class size
Barton Church of England Primary School has four mixed-age classes and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Barton Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 22% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 38% of schools. Most pupils go on to The Village College or St Bede’s Inter-Church Comprehensive School at the end of Year 6.
The Barton Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, Spanish. Subjects are taught separately and are organised by topics, with cross-curricular linking where appropriate. 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 for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for languages.
Sport at Barton Church of England Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Barton Church of England 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 7.45am to 5.20pm provided in the Village Hall by an external contractor.
Find another school near Barton Church of England Primary School
The Leys School (3.4 miles); The Stephen Perse Foundation (3.6 miles); Mander Portman Woodward, Cambridge (3.6 miles).
Comberton Village College (2 miles); Parkside Community College (4 miles); Hills Road Sixth Form College (4.6 miles).