Marybrook Street, Berkeley, Gloucestershire GL13 9AZ
10 reasons to choose Berkeley Primary School
Berkeley Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Berkeley and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Berkeley Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 3 members of Cotswold Beacon Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection.
Average class size
Berkeley 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 Berkeley Primary School achieves varied attainment scores, from the top 10% nationally to below the national average. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The Berkeley Primary School curriculum
School curriculum 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 residential trips in Years 4 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Berkeley 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 Berkeley 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 provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Berkeley Primary School
Stone with Woodford Church of England Primary School (2.9 miles); St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Nympsfield (9.8 miles); Hawkesbury Church of England Primary School (11.5 miles).
Wycliffe College (10.7 miles); The Acorn School (13 miles).
The Castle School (7.1 miles); Katharine Lady Berkeley’s School (7.4 miles); Marling School (12.5 miles).