Lake Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 7EP
10 reasons to choose Bishop Gilpin Church of England Primary School
Main point of differentiation
Bishop Gilpin Church of England Primary School is one of the best state primary schools in Wimbledon, ranking in the top 100 in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It also has one of the best arts programmes among local primary schools. (read the area review here)
Bishop Gilpin Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2013) inspection. It is one of the 5 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Merton LEA.
Average class size
Bishop Gilpin Church of England Primary School has two classes 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 Bishop Gilpin Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 2% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 15% of schools. Pupils go on to one of 25 different secondary schools every year. 50-60% go on to selective independent and state schools.
The Bishop Gilpin Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. 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 residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for music and sport.
Sport at Bishop Gilpin Church of England 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 Bishop Gilpin Church of England Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Three choirs and four instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am (school staff) to 6.15pm (external contractor).
Find another school near Bishop Gilpin Church of England Primary School
Wimbledon High School (0.4 miles); King’s College School, Wimbledon (1.2 miles); Hall School Wimbledon (1.3 miles).
Ricards Lodge High School (0.1 miles); Ursuline High School Wimbledon (1.3 miles); Rutlish School (1.5 miles).