Off London Fields, Billinge, Wigan, Lancashire WN5 7LS
10 reasons to choose Billinge St Aidan's Primary School
Billinge St Aidan’s Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Wigan and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
Billinge St Aidan’s 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 aided faith school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Billinge St Aidan’s Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Billinge St Aidan’s Primary School ranks in the top 13% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 28% of schools. Most pupils go on to Rainford High School at the end of Year 6.
The Billinge St Aidan's Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Most subjects are taught separately, but are organised by half-termly topics. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
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 Billinge St Aidan's 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 Billinge St Aidan's 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 5.30pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Billinge St Aidan's Primary School
Tower College (8 miles); Bolton School Girls’ Division (14 miles); Bolton School Boys’ Division (14 miles).
Winstanley College (2.5 miles); St Peter’s Catholic High School Visual Arts College (3.4 miles); St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Ashton-in-Makerfield (3.5 miles).