Henley Road, Medmenham, Marlow, Buckinghamshire SL7 2EW
10 reasons to choose Danesfield School
Main point of differentiation
Danesfield School is one of the best state primary schools in the Maidenhead and Marlow area, ranking 11th in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 75. It is notable for its strong academic record, implementation of technology in learning, and it also has one of the best arts and sports programmes among local primary schools. (read the area review here)
Danesfield School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a foundation school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Danesfield School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 31 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Danesfield School ranks in the top 4% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 11% of schools.
The Danesfield School curriculum
School curriculum is subject-based and enquiry-led, and also includes PSHE, Spanish. It is Microsoft Showcase School and an EdTech 50 School, highlighting the school’s use of technology. 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 and Farm School for all year groups and residential trips for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Danesfield School
School offers over 15 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and extra-curriculum. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Danesfield School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and orchestra. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.00pm provided onsite by external contractors.
Find another school near Danesfield School
Wycombe Abbey School (6.4 miles); Claires Court Schools (6.9 miles).
Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School (1.9 miles); John Hampden Grammar School (5.5 miles); Wycombe High School (5.6 miles).