Fellside Road, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 5AY
10 reasons to choose Fellside Community Primary School
Fellside Community Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 72. It is one of the best state primary schools in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Fellside Community 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 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
Fellside Community Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Fellside Community Primary School ranks in the top 2% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 5% of schools.
The Fellside Community Primary School curriculum
School curriculum 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, visiting speakers and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Fellside Community Primary 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 Gold Award.
The Arts at Fellside Community 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 7.30am to 5.50pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Fellside Community Primary School
Clover Hill Community Primary School (0.7 miles); Whickham Parochial Church of England Primary School (0.7 miles); Burnopfield Primary School (3.1 miles).
Dame Allan’s Senior School (5.3 miles); Royal Grammar School, Newcastle (6.4 miles); Westfield School (7 miles).
Emmanuel College (2.7 miles); St Thomas More Catholic School (3.1 miles); St Cuthbert’s High School (4.2 miles).