Upton Park Road, Forest Gate, London E7 8JY
10 reasons to choose Elmhurst Primary School
Elmhurst Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It is one of the best state primary schools in Forest Gate and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 0.5 miles.
Elmhurst 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 4 members of New Vision Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2021) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Elmhurst Primary School has four classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Elmhurst Primary School ranks in the top 5% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 5% of schools.
The Elmhurst Primary School curriculum
School curriculum is subject based, rather than topic-based, with some cross-curricular linking. It also includes PSHE, French. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different 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 4.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Elmhurst 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 Elmhurst 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.
School hours are from 8.50am to 3.20pm. Breakfast club from 7.45pm and after school clubs may extend the day to 4.30pm.
Find another school near Elmhurst Primary School
Forest School, Snaresbrook (4 miles); River House Montessori School (4.4 miles).
St Angela’s Ursuline School (0.2 miles); St Bonaventure’s RC School (0.3 miles); Plashet School (1 mile).