Spring Lane, Bidborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN3 0UE
10 reasons to choose Bidborough Church of England Primary School
Bidborough Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Tunbridge Wells and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Bidborough Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary controlled faith school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection.
Average class size
Bidborough Church of England 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 Bidborough Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 20% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The Bidborough Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Most subjects are taught separately and foundation subjects are organised by half-termly topics. 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 some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Bidborough Church of England 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 Bidborough Church of England 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 6.30pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Bidborough Church of England Primary School
Tonbridge School (3.1 miles); Beechwood School (3.8 miles); Sackville School (4.6 miles).
Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys (2 miles); Tonbridge Grammar School (2.2 miles); St Gregory’s Catholic School (2.3 miles).