Bolling Road, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29 8QH
10 reasons to choose Ben Rhydding Primary School
Ben Rhydding Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Ilkley and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Ben Rhydding 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 Good by Ofsted in its last (2019) inspection.
Average class size
Ben Rhydding Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Ben Rhydding Primary School ranks in the top 10% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 28% of schools.
The Ben Rhydding Primary School curriculum
School curriculum 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, Forest School for all year groups and a residential trip in Year 3.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for languages.
Sport at Ben Rhydding 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 Ben Rhydding 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 from 9.00am to 3.15pm though after school clubs can extend the day.
Find another school near Ben Rhydding Primary School
Woodhouse Grove School (9 miles); Bradford Grammar School (9.6 miles); Bradford Christian School (9.6 miles).
Ilkley Grammar School (0.8 miles); St. Mary’s Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy (5.2 miles); Otley Prince Henry’s Grammar School Specialist Language College (5.4 miles).