Wood Lane, Canklow, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S60 2XJ
10 reasons to choose Canklow Woods Primary School
Canklow Woods Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 67. It is one of the best state primary schools in Rotherham and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Canklow Woods 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 13 members of White Woods Primary Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2012) inspection.
Average class size
Canklow Woods 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 Canklow Woods Primary School ranks in the top 29% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The Canklow Woods Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. 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, Forest School for Reception, Years 1 and Year 3, and a residential trip for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Canklow Woods Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Canklow Woods 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.
School hours are from 8.35am to 3.15pm with a breakfast club from 8.00am.
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