North Street, Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3RG
10 reasons to choose Cromford Church of England Primary School
Cromford Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 66. It is one of the best state primary schools in Matlock and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Cromford Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary controlled faith school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection.
Average class size
Cromford Church of England Primary School has three mixed-age classes and an average class size of 23 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Cromford Church of England Primary School achieves attainment results that are around the national average. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles. Most pupils go on to Anthony Gell School or Highfields School at the end of Year 6.
The Cromford Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. 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 biennial residential trip for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Cromford Church of England Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Cromford Church of England 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.
School hours are from 8.50am to 3.15pm. Breakfast club from 7.30pm and after school club to 5.00pm.
Find another school near Cromford Church of England Primary School
Lea Primary School (3 miles); All Saints Church of England Junior School, Matlock (3.3 miles); Darley Dale Primary School (4.4 miles).
S. Anselm’s College (10.9 miles).
Anthony Gell School (2 miles); Highfields School (3.7 miles); The Ecclesbourne School (10 miles).