Goldsborough, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 8NJ
10 reasons to choose Goldsborough Church of England Primary School
Goldsborough Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 67. It is one of the best state primary schools in Knaresborough and one of the 9 best independent or state primaries within 7 miles.
Goldsborough 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 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
Goldsborough Church of England Primary School has four mixed-age classes and an average class size of 20 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Goldsborough Church of England Primary School achieves varied attainment scores, from the top 10% nationally to below the national average. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The Goldsborough 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. 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, a camp out for Years 3&4 and a residential trip for Years 5&6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Goldsborough 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 Goldsborough 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 7.30am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Goldsborough Church of England Primary School
Harrogate Ladies’ College (6.2 miles); Ashville College (6.8 miles); Queen Ethelburga’s College (6.9 miles).
St John Fisher Catholic High School (5.1 miles); St Aidan’s Church of England High School (5.2 miles); Harrogate Grammar School (6 miles).