Beehive Lane, Great Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 9SR
10 reasons to choose Beehive Lane Community Primary School
Beehive Lane Community Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It is one of the best state primary schools in Chelmsford and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Beehive Lane Community 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 Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2016) inspection. It is one of the 20 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Essex LEA.
Average class size
Beehive Lane Community Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Beehive Lane Community Primary School ranks in the top 2% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 6% of schools.
The Beehive Lane Community Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Core subjects are taught separately, but foundation subjects, such as geography and history, are taught as half-termly topics with cross-curricular links to other 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, Forest School for all year groups and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Beehive Lane Community 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 Beehive Lane Community 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 8.50am to 3.15pm, though after school clubs may extend the day to 4.15pm.
Find another school near Beehive Lane Community Primary School
New Hall School (4.6 miles); St John’s School, Billericay (6.5 miles); Brentwood School (10.4 miles).
Moulsham High School (0.8 miles); Chelmsford County High School for Girls (2.8 miles); King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford (2.8 miles).