Bygrove Street, Poplar, London E14 6DN
10 reasons to choose Bygrove Primary School
Bygrove Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Poplar and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Bygrove Primary School 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 2 members of The Letta Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2012) inspection. It is one of the 5 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Tower Hamlets LEA.
Average class size
Bygrove Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Bygrove Primary School ranks in the top 13% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 39% of schools.
The Bygrove Primary School curriculum
School curriculum is thematic and also includes PSHE, Spanish. There are subject linking theme weeks and the ‘Explorer curriculum’ every Friday afternoon is a project-based activity with mixed-age teams. 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 and residential trips for Years 4 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for art, drama and music.
Sport at Bygrove Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Bygrove 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 5.30pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Bygrove Primary School
Mayflower Primary School (0.1 miles); Our Lady and St Joseph Catholic Primary School, Poplar (0.2 miles); Sir William Burrough Primary School (0.8 miles).
River House Montessori School (1.4 miles); Blackheath High School (3.3 miles); City of London School for Girls (3.5 miles).
St Paul’s Way Trust School (0.6 miles); Stepney All Saints Church of England Secondary School (1.4 miles); Bishop Challoner Catholic Federations of Girls School (1.4 miles).