Dylways, Herne Hill, London SE5 8HP
10 reasons to choose Bessemer Grange Primary School
Bessemer Grange Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Herne Hill and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 0.5 miles.
Bessemer Grange Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2015) inspection.
Average class size
Bessemer Grange Primary School has two or three classes per year, some mixed age classes, and an average class size of 24 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Bessemer Grange Primary School ranks in the top 29% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 20% of schools.
The Bessemer Grange Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation 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 and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Bessemer Grange Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Bessemer Grange Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Two choirs. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 8.00am to 5.45pm.
Find another school near Bessemer Grange Primary School
Dulwich Hamlet Junior School (0.5 miles); St Jude’s Church of England Primary School, Herne Hill (0.8 miles); Sudbourne Primary School (1.4 miles).
James Allen’s Girls’ School (0.7 miles); Alleyn’s School (0.9 miles); Dulwich College (1.7 miles).
The Charter School (0.4 miles); Sacred Heart Catholic School (1.6 miles); Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich (1.9 miles).