The Middles, Craghead, Stanley, County Durham DH9 6AG
10 reasons to choose Bloemfontein Primary School
Bloemfontein Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 66. It is one of the best state primary schools in Stanley and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Bloemfontein Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 7 members of Stanley Learning Partnership. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Bloemfontein Primary School has one class per year and an average class size of 23 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Bloemfontein Primary School achieves varied attainment scores, from the top 10% nationally to below the national average. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 28% of schools.
The Bloemfontein Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. 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 and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Bloemfontein Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Bloemfontein 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 4.30pm.
Find another school near Bloemfontein Primary School
Durham School (8.4 miles); Royal Grammar School, Newcastle (12.6 miles); Dame Allan’s Senior School (12.8 miles).
The Hermitage Academy (5.2 miles); St Bede’s Catholic Comprehensive School and Sixth Form College, Lanchester (5.5 miles); St Leonard’s Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Comprehensive School (7.1 miles).