Castlefort Road, Walsall Wood, Walsall, West Midlands WS9 9JP
10 reasons to choose Castlefort Junior Mixed and Infant School
Castlefort Junior Mixed and Infant School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Walsall and one of the 9 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Castlefort Junior Mixed and Infant School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school is federated with five other local primary schools in The Lighthouse Federation. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2012) inspection.
Average class size
Castlefort Junior Mixed and Infant 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 Castlefort Junior Mixed and Infant School ranks in the top 20% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 14% of schools.
The Castlefort Junior Mixed and Infant School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French, Spanish. 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 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 Castlefort Junior Mixed and Infant School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Castlefort Junior Mixed and Infant 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 Castlefort Junior Mixed and Infant School
Hydesville Tower School (4.2 miles); Emmanuel School, Walsall (5 miles); Lichfield Cathedral School (6.6 miles).
St Francis of Assisi Catholic Technology College (2.3 miles); Erasmus Darwin Academy (4 miles); Queen Mary’s High School (4.1 miles).