Wreaks Road, Birstwith, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG3 2NJ
10 reasons to choose Birstwith Church of England Primary School
Birstwith Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Harrogate and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
Birstwith 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
Birstwith Church of England Primary School has four mixed-age classes and an average class size of 18 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Birstwith Church of England Primary School achieves above average attainment results. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average.
The Birstwith Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. 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, Forest School for all year groups and a residential trip for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Birstwith 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. School Games Mark Gold Award.
The Arts at Birstwith 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 8.00am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Birstwith Church of England Primary School
Harrogate Ladies’ College (5.6 miles); Ashville College (6.6 miles); Gateways School (12.7 miles).
Harrogate Grammar School (6.5 miles); Rossett School (6.6 miles); St Aidan’s Church of England High School (6.9 miles).