Atlas Road, Plaistow, London E13 0AG
10 reasons to choose Curwen Primary and Nursery School
Curwen Primary and Nursery School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 76. It is one of the best state primary schools in Plaistow and one of the 10 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Curwen Primary and Nursery School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 4 members of The Tapscott Learning Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2009) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Curwen Primary and Nursery School has four classes per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Curwen Primary and Nursery School ranks in the top 1% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 1% of schools.
The Curwen Primary and Nursery School curriculum
School curriculum is subject based, though there are some cross-curricular theme weeks. It also includes PSHE, Spanish. British Council’s International School Award for international learning activities. Primary Geography Quality Mark Gold Award. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different 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 4 and residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Curwen Primary and Nursery School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Platinum Award.
The Arts at Curwen Primary and Nursery School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Curwen Primary and Nursery School
River House Montessori School (3.4 miles); Forest School, Snaresbrook (4.6 miles).
St Bonaventure’s RC School (0.7 miles); School 21 (1.1 miles); St Angela’s Ursuline School (1.1 miles).