Parsonage Croft, High Street, Etchingham, East Sussex TN19 7BY
10 reasons to choose Etchingham Church of England Primary School
Main point of differentiation
Etchingham Church of England Primary School is one of the best state primary schools in the Crowborough and Wadhurst area, ranking in the top 15% in the country with a Schoolsmith Score® of 70.
Etchingham Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 5 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary controlled faith school. The school is federated with Bodiam CofE Primary School in the Riverside Federation. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Etchingham Church of England Primary School has four mixed-age classes, and an average class size of 32 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Etchingham Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 14% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 14% of schools.
The Etchingham Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Maths, English and sometimes science are usually taught separately. Foundation subjects are taught in cross-curricular topics, or ‘Learning Journeys’. 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 sport.
Sport at Etchingham Church of England Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Etchingham 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 8.00am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Etchingham Church of England Primary School
Hurst Green Church of England Primary School and Nursery (4.4 miles); Netherfield Church of England Primary School (6.1 miles); Ninfield Church of England Primary School (8.3 miles).
Mayfield School (7.5 miles); Battle Abbey School (9.3 miles); Benenden School (11.3 miles).
Heathfield Community College (6.2 miles); Claverham Community College (8.5 miles); Cranbrook School (11.4 miles).