Grantley, Ripon, North Yorkshire HG4 3PJ
10 reasons to choose Fountains Church of England Primary School
Fountains Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Ripon and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 10 miles.
Fountains Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (70%/30%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Church of England academy converter faith school. The school is one of the 8 members of Leeds Diocesan Learning Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2010) inspection.
Average class size
Fountains Church of England Primary School has four mixed-age classes and an average class size of 19 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Fountains Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 40% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average.
The Fountains Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and 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 biennial residential trip for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Fountains Church of England Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Fountains 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.
School hours are from 8.55am to 3.30pm. Breakfast club from 8.00am and after school clubs may extend the day to 4.30pm.
Find another school near Fountains Church of England Primary School
Harrogate Ladies’ College (10.9 miles); Ashville College (12.4 miles); Queen Mary’s School (13.7 miles).
Outwood Academy Ripon (5.9 miles); Ripon Grammar School (6.4 miles); Nidderdale High School (7.8 miles).