Clissold Road, Stoke Newington, London N16 9EX
10 reasons to choose Betty Layward Primary School
Betty Layward Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Stoke Newington and one of the 7 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Betty Layward 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 (2023) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Betty Layward Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Betty Layward Primary School ranks in the top 18% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 33% of schools.
The Betty Layward 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, visiting speakers and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for music and sport.
Sport at Betty Layward 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 Betty Layward Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am (school staff) to 5.45pm (external contractor).
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