High Street, Cheddington, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire LU7 0RG
10 reasons to choose Cheddington Combined School
Cheddington Combined School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Leighton Buzzard and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Cheddington Combined School is a state primary school for boys and girls (40%/60%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a community school. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Cheddington Combined School has one class per year, and an average class size of 31 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Cheddington Combined School achieves varied attainment scores, from the top 10% nationally to below the national average. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The Cheddington Combined School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Core subjects are taught separately, but foundation subjects, such as geography and history, are taught as half-termly topics with cross-curricular links to other subjects where appropriate. 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 specialist teaching for languages.
Sport at Cheddington Combined 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 Cheddington Combined 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 to 5.30pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Cheddington Combined School
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