52 High Street, Botley, Southampton, Hampshire SO30 2EA
10 reasons to choose Botley Church of England Primary School
Main point of differentiation
Botley Church of England Primary School is one of the best state primary schools in Southampton, ranking in the top 10% in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. The curriculum is more skills-based than most. (read the area review here)
Botley Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 5 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary controlled faith school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2010) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Botley Church of England Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Botley Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 14% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 21% of schools. Most pupils go on to Wildern School at the end of Year 6. 20% go on to academically selective private & state schools.
The Botley Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. School teaches thematically, with the English text driving the half-termly ‘Integrated Unit of Learning’. 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 Botley 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 Botley Church of England 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 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Botley Church of England Primary School
The King’s School, Eastleigh (4.3 miles); The Gregg School (4.9 miles).
Wildern School (1.7 miles); St Anne’s Catholic School (6.9 miles); Cams Hill School (8.5 miles).