Days Lane, Sidcup, Kent DA15 8JU
10 reasons to choose Days Lane Primary School
Days Lane Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Sidcup and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Days Lane Primary 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. It is a Single Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Days Lane Primary School has three classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Days Lane Primary School ranks in the top 29% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average.
The Days Lane Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. Subjects are taught separately, but thematically, with some cross-curricular linking and projects. 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 residential trip for Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Days Lane Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Gold Award.
The Arts at Days Lane 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.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Days Lane Primary School
Eltham College (2.8 miles); Farringtons School (3.1 miles); Babington House School (3.2 miles).
Bexley Grammar School (1.1 miles); Chislehurst and Sidcup Grammar School (1.4 miles); Harris Academy Falconwood (1.7 miles).