Trent Road, Brixton, London SW2 5BL
10 reasons to choose Corpus Christi Catholic School, Brixton
Main point of differentiation
Corpus Christi Catholic School, Brixton is one of the best state primary schools in Balham & Streatham, also ranking in the top 1-2% in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 74. It has one of the best academic records, and arts programme among local primary schools. (read the area review here)
Corpus Christi Catholic School, Brixton is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic academy converter faith school. It is a Single Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2010) inspection. It is one of the 5 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Lambeth LEA.
Average class size
Corpus Christi Catholic School, Brixton has two classes per year, and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Corpus Christi Catholic School, Brixton ranks in the top 1% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 2% of schools.
The Corpus Christi Catholic School, Brixton curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Outside the core subjects, foundation subjects are taught through a thematic, topic-based curriculum. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are educational day trips, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 2.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for music and sport.
Sport at Corpus Christi Catholic School, Brixton
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Corpus Christi Catholic School, Brixton
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Artist in residence. Choir and three instrument ensembles. 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 Corpus Christi Catholic School, Brixton
Sudbourne Primary School (0.2 miles); Iqra Primary School (0.4 miles); St Jude’s Church of England Primary School, Herne Hill (0.9 miles).
James Allen’s Girls’ School (1.8 miles); Alleyn’s School (1.9 miles); Streatham and Clapham High School (2 miles).
La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls’ School (1.5 miles); Durand Academy (1.6 miles); Platanos College (1.6 miles).