Grange Close, Dishforth, Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 3LN
10 reasons to choose Dishforth Church of England Primary School
Dishforth Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 67. It is one of the best state primary schools in Thirsk and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Dishforth Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary controlled faith school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2019) inspection.
Average class size
Dishforth Church of England Primary School has four mixed-age classes and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Dishforth Church of England Primary School achieves attainment results that are around the national average. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average. After Year 6 most pupils transfer to Boroughbridge Secondary School or Thirsk High School. Some go on to Ripon Grammar School.
The Dishforth Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Dishforth Church of England Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Dishforth Church of England 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 7.45am to 5.15pm.
Find another school near Dishforth Church of England Primary School
Sessay Church of England Primary School (7.6 miles); Staveley Community Primary School (7.9 miles); Marton-cum-Grafton Church of England Primary School (8 miles).
Queen Mary’s School (3.9 miles); Cundall Manor School (4.3 miles); Queen Ethelburga’s College (11.6 miles).
Ripon Grammar School (5.6 miles); Outwood Academy Ripon (5.8 miles); Thirsk School & Sixth Form College (6.7 miles).