Langford Lane, Burley-in-Wharfedale, Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29 7EJ
10 reasons to choose Burley Oaks Primary School
Burley Oaks Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Ilkley and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Burley Oaks Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 5 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 6 members of Moorlands Learning Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Burley Oaks Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Burley Oaks Primary School ranks in the top 30% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average.
The Burley Oaks 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, a sleepover Year 4 and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Burley Oaks 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 Burley Oaks 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 7.45am to 5.45pm.
Find another school near Burley Oaks Primary School
Burley and Woodhead Church of England Primary School (0.8 miles); Ben Rhydding Primary School (3 miles); Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Ilkley (3.2 miles).
Woodhouse Grove School (6.4 miles); Bradford Grammar School (8.1 miles); Bradford Christian School (8.1 miles).
St. Mary’s Menston, a Catholic Voluntary Academy (2.6 miles); Otley Prince Henry’s Grammar School Specialist Language College (3.2 miles); Ilkley Grammar School (3.6 miles).