Higham Common Road, Barugh Green, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S75 1LD
10 reasons to choose Barugh Green Primary School
Barugh Green Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Barnsley and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Barugh Green Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a community school. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Barugh Green Primary School usually has two classes per year, sometimes one, and an average class size of 26 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Barugh Green Primary School ranks in the top 6% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 16% of schools.
The Barugh Green Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. A ‘creative’ curriculum for some foundation subjects promotes cross curricular learning and develops learning skills. 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 Barugh Green Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in rounders.
The Arts at Barugh Green 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 8.45am to 3.20pm, and can be longer with after school clubs.
Find another school near Barugh Green Primary School
Hope House School, Barnsley (2.7 miles); Wakefield Independent School (9.5 miles); Wakefield Girls’ High School (9.5 miles).
Penistone Grammar School (6.1 miles); Shelley College (7.6 miles); Ossett Academy and Sixth Form College (9.2 miles).