Buxton Road, Chinley, High Peak, Derbyshire SK23 6DR
10 reasons to choose Chinley Primary School
Chinley Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in High Peak and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Chinley Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (40%/60%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a foundation school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection. It is one of the 20 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Derbyshire LEA.
Average class size
Chinley Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 32 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Chinley Primary School ranks in the top 20% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The Chinley Primary School curriculum
School curriculum is subject based with some cross-curricular projects. It also includes PSHE, French, German. 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 in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Chinley Primary 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 Chinley 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 7.30am to 6.15pm.
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