High Street, Freshford, Bath, Somerset BA2 7WE
10 reasons to choose Freshford Church School
Freshford Church School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Bath and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 4 miles.
Freshford Church School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Church of England academy converter faith school. The school is one of the 34 members of The Bath And Wells Diocesan Academies Trust. 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
Freshford Church School has five mixed-age classes and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Freshford Church School ranks in the top 1% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 4% of schools.
The Freshford Church School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, philosophy, French. Subjects are taught separately and are organised by topics, with cross-curricular linking where appropriate. 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 outdoor learning for all year groups.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Freshford Church School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Freshford Church School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. There may be some occasional extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 9.00am to 3.20pm though after school clubs can extend the day.
Find another school near Freshford Church School
Monkton Combe School (2 miles); Prior Park College (3.7 miles); King Edward’s School (3.7 miles).
Ralph Allen School (2.8 miles); Hayesfield Girls School (5.5 miles); Beechen Cliff School (5.5 miles).