Wellesley Road, Ilford, Essex IG1 4LQ
10 reasons to choose Christchurch Primary School, Ilford
Christchurch Primary School, Ilford has a Schoolsmith Score® of 72. It is one of the best state primary schools in Ilford and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 0.5 miles.
Christchurch Primary School, Ilford 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 was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Christchurch Primary School, Ilford has five classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Christchurch Primary School, Ilford ranks in the top 1% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 5% of schools.
The Christchurch Primary School, Ilford curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Core subjects are taught separately, but foundation subjects, such as science, geography and history, are taught as half-termly topics with cross-curricular links to other subjects in a ‘creative curriculum’. 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 a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for music.
Sport at Christchurch Primary School, Ilford
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Christchurch Primary School, Ilford
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Four choirs. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Christchurch Primary School, Ilford
Cleveland Road Primary School (1.1 miles); Highlands Primary School (1.2 miles); St Winefride’s Catholic Primary School, Manor Park (1.7 miles).
Forest School, Snaresbrook (4 miles); Chigwell School (4.5 miles).
The Ursuline Academy Ilford (0.4 miles); Seven Kings School (0.5 miles); Ark Isaac Newton Academy (1.1 miles).