Boxgrove Lane, Merrow, Guildford, Surrey GU1 2TD
10 reasons to choose Boxgrove Primary School
Boxgrove Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Guildford and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Boxgrove Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 12 members of Learning Partners Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2015) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Boxgrove Primary School has three classes per year, and an average class size of 31 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Boxgrove Primary School ranks in the top 26% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average.
The Boxgrove Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Some foundation subjects are taught through cross-curricular topics. Children from Reception to Year 3 participate in the Forest School programme. 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 to Year 3 and residential trips from Year 4.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Boxgrove Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in orienteering, swimming.
The Arts at Boxgrove 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 Boxgrove Primary School
Tormead School (0.5 miles); Guildford High School for Girls (0.9 miles); RGS Guildford (1.5 miles).
St Peter’s Catholic School (0.4 miles); George Abbot School (1.3 miles); Guildford County School (2.5 miles).