Thorpewood Avenue, Sydenham, London SE26 4BU
10 reasons to choose Eliot Bank Primary School
Eliot Bank Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Sydenham and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Eliot Bank Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school is federated with Gordonbrock Primary School in The Eliot Bank and Gordonbrock Primary Schools Federation. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection. It is one of the 5 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Lewisham LEA.
Average class size
Eliot Bank Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Eliot Bank Primary School ranks in the top 19% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 25% of schools.
The Eliot Bank Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. 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 specialist teaching for music and sport.
Sport at Eliot Bank Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Eliot Bank 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 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Eliot Bank Primary School
Sydenham High School GDST (0.8 miles); Dulwich College (1.7 miles); Alleyn’s School (1.8 miles).
Sydenham School (0.4 miles); Harris Boys’ Academy East Dulwich (1.7 miles); Kingsdale Foundation School (1.9 miles).