The Street, Bredhurst, Gillingham, Kent ME7 3JY
10 reasons to choose Bredhurst Church of England Primary School
Bredhurst Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Gillingham and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Bredhurst Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 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 (2011) inspection. It is one of the 20 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Kent LEA.
Average class size
Bredhurst Church of England Primary School has five mixed-age classes and an average class size of 24 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Bredhurst Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 2% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 11% of schools.
The Bredhurst Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Maths is taught separately. All other subjects are taught thematically, exploiting cross-curricular linking. 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 and a residential trip for Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Bredhurst Church of England 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 Bredhurst Church of England Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. There may be some occasional extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.55am to 3.30pm though after school clubs may extend the day to 4.15pm.
Find another school near Bredhurst Church of England Primary School
St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary School, Rainham (2.8 miles); Roseacre Junior School (4 miles); St William of Perth Catholic Primary School, Rochester (4.5 miles).
Rochester Independent College (5.4 miles); The King’s School, Rochester (6 miles); Gad’s Hill School (8.6 miles).
The Howard School (2.5 miles); Rainham Mark Grammar School (3.4 miles); Chatham Grammar School for Girls (3.6 miles).