Blackawton, Totnes, Devon TQ9 7BE
10 reasons to choose Blackawton Primary School
Blackawton Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Totnes and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Blackawton Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 5 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 11 members of Education South West. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection.
Average class size
Blackawton Primary School has five mixed-age classes and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Blackawton Primary School ranks in the top 4% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 7% of schools.
The Blackawton Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, but thematically, with some cross-curricular linking. 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, Forest School sessions for all pupils and residential trips from Year 4.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for music and sport.
Sport at Blackawton Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Blackawton Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. There may be some occasional extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 5.30pm.
Find another school near Blackawton Primary School
Totnes Independent School (9.2 miles); Stover School (20.4 miles).
Churston Ferrers Grammar School Academy (10.3 miles); South Dartmoor Community College (17.1 miles); The Spires College (19 miles).