Kensington Place, Kensington, London W8 7PP
10 reasons to choose Fox Primary School
Fox Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 75. It is one of the best state primary schools in Kensington and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 0.5 miles.
Fox Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school is federated with two other local primary schools in the Fox Federation. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2009) inspection. Reception places are at least two times oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Fox Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Fox Primary School ranks in the top 0% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 18% of schools. 50% of pupils go on to Holland Park School, 30% go on to academically selective private & state schools.
The Fox Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. 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. Eco Schools Green Flag accreditation.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Fox Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in table tennis.
The Arts at Fox Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. 50% of children learn an instrument outside the class. Choir and orchestra. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.45am to 3.30pm though after school clubs can extend the day.
Find another school near Fox Primary School
St Mary Abbots Church of England Primary School, Kensington (0.6 miles); Colville Primary School (0.7 miles); St Barnabas and St Philip’s Church of England Primary School, Kensington (0.9 miles).
David Game College (0.1 miles); Ashbourne College (0.6 miles); Collingham Independent College (1.3 miles).
Holland Park School (0.4 miles); The Cardinal Vaughan Memorial RC School (1 mile); St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College (1.4 miles).