Barrow Road, Burton-on-the-Wolds, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE12 5TB
10 reasons to choose Burton-on-the-Wolds Primary School
Burton-on-the-Wolds Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It is one of the best state primary schools in Loughborough and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Burton-on-the-Wolds Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2018) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Burton-on-the-Wolds Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Burton-on-the-Wolds Primary School ranks in the top 4% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 4% of schools. The majority of pupils go on to Humphrey Perkins school. 10% go on to academically selective private & state schools.
The Burton-on-the-Wolds Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation 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, visiting speakers, Forest School to Year 2 and residential trips for Years 4 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Burton-on-the-Wolds Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in orienteering.
The Arts at Burton-on-the-Wolds Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and orchestra. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am (school staff) to 6.00pm (external contractor).
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