Bookwell, Egremont, Cumbria CA22 2LT
10 reasons to choose Bookwell Primary School
Bookwell Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Egremont and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 10 miles.
Bookwell Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2011) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Bookwell Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Bookwell Primary School ranks in the top 7% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 9% of schools.
The Bookwell Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers, Forest School for all year groups and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Bookwell Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Bookwell 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 7.30am to 5.00pm.