Briscoe Lane, Newton Heath, Manchester M40 2TB
10 reasons to choose Briscoe Lane Academy
Briscoe Lane Academy has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Manchester and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Briscoe Lane Academy is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 3 members of Wise Owl Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2014) inspection.
Average class size
Briscoe Lane Academy has three classes per year, and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Briscoe Lane Academy achieves attainment results that are around the national average. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 12% of schools.
The Briscoe Lane Academy curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, but some foundation subjects, such as geography and history, are taught as half-termly topics with cross-curricular links to other subjects. 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 specialist teaching for computing and languages.
Sport at Briscoe Lane Academy
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Briscoe Lane Academy
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 8.15am. School hours are 8.55am to 3.15pm though clubs can extend the school day.
Find another school near Briscoe Lane Academy
Abbey College Manchester (3.4 miles); Chetham’s School of Music (3.4 miles).
Beis Yaakov High School (4 miles); Wright Robinson College (4 miles); Fairfield High School for Girls (4.1 miles).