Belmont Hall, Warrington Road, Great Budworth, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6HN
10 reasons to choose Cransley Junior School
Cransley Junior School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 75. It is one of the best independent prep schools in or near Northwich and one of the 5 best primary schools within 5 miles.
Cransley Junior School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is the junior division of Cransley School, an all-through school to age 16. Cransley Junior School fees range from £2,768 (Rec) to £3,838 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Cransley Junior School has one class per year except for one mixed-age class, and an average class size of 18.
At the end of Year 6, most Junior School pupils move up to Cransley School.
The Cransley Junior School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHEE, French. History, geography, science, computing, DT, and art are taught through cross-curricular topics. The school also has significant expertise in teaching children with SEN, and offers one-to-one multi-sensory lessons to those who need it. 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, Forest School to Year 1 and residential trips from Year 5.
Specialist teachers for sport, music, languages and science throughout, and for DT and computing from Year 3.
Sport at Cransley Junior School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year.
The Arts at Cransley Junior School
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama is part of the co-curriculum. All pupils learn an instrument in class and about one third take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Choir and one or two instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 5.30pm. Minibus service.
Find another school near Cransley Junior School
Lostock Gralam Church of England Primary School (3.2 miles); Little Leigh Primary School (3.4 miles); St Matthew’s Church of England Primary School, Stretton (3.8 miles).
Cransley School (0 miles); The Grange School, Hartford (7.1 miles); Tower College (14.6 miles).
Mid-Cheshire College of Further Education (4.5 miles); Sir John Deane’s College (4.7 miles); St Nicholas Catholic High School (4.8 miles).