Listowel Crescent, Clifton, Nottingham NG11 9BH
10 reasons to choose Blessed Robert Widmerpool Catholic Voluntary Academy
Blessed Robert Widmerpool Catholic Voluntary Academy has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Nottingham and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Blessed Robert Widmerpool Catholic Voluntary Academy is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic academy converter faith school. The school is one of the 21 members of Our Lady Of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Blessed Robert Widmerpool Catholic Voluntary Academy has one class per year, and an average class size of 31 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Blessed Robert Widmerpool Catholic Voluntary Academy ranks in the top 5% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 16% of schools.
The Blessed Robert Widmerpool Catholic Voluntary Academy curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. 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 a residential trip in Year 6. Eco Schools Green Flag accreditation.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Blessed Robert Widmerpool Catholic Voluntary Academy
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 Blessed Robert Widmerpool Catholic Voluntary Academy
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There may be an occasional extra-curricular performing arts or arts & crafts club.
School hours are 8.45am to 3.25pm, and can be longer with after school clubs.
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