Lynher Drive, Saltash, Cornwall PL12 4PA
10 reasons to choose Bishop Cornish Church of England Primary School
Bishop Cornish Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Saltash and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Bishop Cornish Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 5 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. It is one of the 20 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Cornwall LEA.
Average class size
Bishop Cornish Church of England Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Bishop Cornish Church of England Primary School achieves varied attainment scores, from the top 10% nationally to below the national average. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average.
The Bishop Cornish Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, Spanish. Subjects are taught separately and are organised by topics, with cross-curricular linking where appropriate. 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 and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Bishop Cornish 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 Bishop Cornish Church of England Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and three instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 5.30pm provided by the pre-school.
Find another school near Bishop Cornish Church of England Primary School
Ernesettle Community School (2.2 miles); Mayflower Academy (2.4 miles); Sir Robert Geffery’s Church of England Primary School (4.5 miles).
Plymouth College (5.4 miles); Mount Kelly College (16.2 miles); St Joseph’s School, Launceston (19.9 miles).
Devonport High School for Girls (4.3 miles); Devonport High School for Boys (4.7 miles); Plymouth High School for Girls (5.6 miles).