Albert Road, Bollington, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 5HS
10 reasons to choose Dean Valley Community Primary School
Dean Valley Community Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the 6 best state primary schools in Macclesfield and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Dean Valley Community Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a community school. 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
Dean Valley Community Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Dean Valley Community Primary School ranks in the top 15% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 27% of schools.
The Dean Valley Community Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately with some cross-curricular linking. UNICEF Rights Respecting School Gold accreditation. 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, Forest School for all year groups and residential trips for Years 4 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for music.
Sport at Dean Valley Community Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Platinum Award.
The Arts at Dean Valley Community Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and orchestra. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Dean Valley Community Primary School
Beech Hall Junior School (2.2 miles); The King’s School in Macclesfield, Infants & Juniors (3.2 miles); Alderley Edge School for Girls, Infants & Juniors (6.6 miles).
Beech Hall School (2.2 miles); The King’s School in Macclesfield (2.7 miles); Alderley Edge School for Girls (6.6 miles).
All Hallows Catholic College (3.5 miles); The Fallibroome Academy (3.7 miles); Poynton High School (4.6 miles).