Fir Lane, Steeple Aston, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX25 4SF
10 reasons to choose Dr Radcliffe's Church of England School
Main point of differentiation
Dr Radcliffe’s Church of England School is one of the best state primary schools in the Chipping Norton area, ranking in the top 15% in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. (read the area review here)
Dr Radcliffe’s Church of England School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Church of England academy converter faith school. The school is one of the 42 members of Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Dr Radcliffe’s Church of England School has one class per year, and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Dr Radcliffe’s Church of England School ranks in the top 28% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 28% of schools.
The Dr Radcliffe's Church of England School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, and enquiry skills are developed in subject specific and cross-curricular projects. 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 and residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for languages.
Sport at Dr Radcliffe's Church of England School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Platinum Award.
The Arts at Dr Radcliffe's Church of England 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 8.00am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Dr Radcliffe's Church of England School
Bloxham School (8.4 miles); Tudor Hall School (9.5 miles); St Edward’s School, Oxford (11.8 miles).
The Cherwell School (12.2 miles); Bartholomew School (12.7 miles); Wood Green School (14.5 miles).