Old Reading Road, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8EN
10 reasons to choose Crowmarsh Gifford Church of England School
Main point of differentiation
Crowmarsh Gifford Church of England School is one of the best state primary schools in the Wallingford area, ranking in the top 15% in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. (read the area review here)
Crowmarsh Gifford Church of England School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 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 (2023) inspection. It is one of the 20 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Oxfordshire LEA.
Average class size
Crowmarsh Gifford Church of England School has one class per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Crowmarsh Gifford Church of England School ranks in the top 28% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average.
The Crowmarsh Gifford Church of England School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Most subjects are taught separately, but the humanities are taught as cross-curricular topics. The curriculum includes metacognitive techniques to help pupils to acquire learning habits, or in school parlance, become ‘Purple Learners’. 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 and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for languages.
Sport at Crowmarsh Gifford Church of England School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Crowmarsh Gifford Church of England 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.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 5.30pm.
Find another school near Crowmarsh Gifford Church of England School
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