Towncourt Lane, Orpington, Kent BR5 1EL
10 reasons to choose Crofton Junior and Infant School
Crofton Junior and Infant School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It is one of the best state primary schools in Orpington and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
Crofton Junior and Infant School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 6 members of Connect Schools Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2019) inspection.
Average class size
Crofton Junior and Infant School has six classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Crofton Junior and Infant School ranks in the top 5% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 15% of schools.
The Crofton Junior and Infant School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, philosophy, French. Core subjects are taught separately, but foundation subjects, such as geography and history, are taught as half-termly topics with cross-curricular links to other subjects. 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 and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Crofton Junior and Infant School
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 Crofton Junior and Infant School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Two choirs and two instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.15am to 6.30pm.
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