Dairsie Road, Eltham, London SE9 1XP
10 reasons to choose Deansfield Primary School
Deansfield Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Eltham and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Deansfield 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. The school is one of the 7 members of The Compass Partnership Of Schools. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2015) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Deansfield Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Deansfield Primary School ranks in the top 32% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The Deansfield Primary School curriculum
School curriculum is subject based with some cross-curricular projects. It also includes PSHE, French. 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 to Year 2 and a residential trip for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Deansfield Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Deansfield Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. The choir has a strong track record in national choral competitions. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.30pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Deansfield Primary School
Colfe’s School (2 miles); Riverston School, Senior School (2.2 miles); Eltham College (2.5 miles).
St Thomas More Catholic Comprehensive School (1.2 miles); Eltham Hill School (1.2 miles); Harris Academy Falconwood (1.3 miles).