Rectory Field Crescent, Marlborough Lane, Charlton, London SE7 7DG
10 reasons to choose Cherry Orchard Primary School
Cherry Orchard Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 66. It is one of the best state primary schools in Charlton and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Cherry Orchard Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school is federated with Fossdene Primary School in the Acorn Federation Greenwich. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2019) inspection. It is one of the 5 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Greenwich LEA.
Average class size
Cherry Orchard Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Cherry Orchard Primary School ranks in the top 37% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The Cherry Orchard Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, but thematically, with cross-curricular linking. 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 and Forest School for EYFS children.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Cherry Orchard Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Cherry Orchard 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 8.55am to 3.15pm. Breakfast club from 8.00am and after school clubs may extend the day to 4.15pm.
Find another school near Cherry Orchard Primary School
Blackheath High School (0.9 miles); Riverston School, Senior School (2.2 miles); Colfe’s School (2.5 miles).
Saint Mary Magdalene Church of England All Through School (2 miles); St Ursula’s Convent School (2 miles); Harris Academy Greenwich (2.3 miles).