Brassington, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 4HB
10 reasons to choose Brassington Primary School
Brassington Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 66. It is one of the best state primary schools in Matlock and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 7 miles.
Brassington 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 is federated with three other local primary schools in The Village Federation. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection.
Average class size
Brassington Primary School has two mixed-age classes and an average class size of 25 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Brassington Primary School ranks in the top 22% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average.
The Brassington Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers, Forest School to Year 2 and a residential trip for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for languages.
Sport at Brassington Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Gold Award.
The Arts at Brassington Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.55am to 3.15/3.20pm. Breakfast club from 8.00am and after school clubs may extend the day to 4.30pm.
Find another school near Brassington Primary School
S. Anselm’s College (10.8 miles); Denstone College (13.9 miles); Abbotsholme School (14.2 miles).
Anthony Gell School (4.3 miles); Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School (6.4 miles); Highfields School (9 miles).