Altrincham Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5NQ
10 reasons to choose Gorsey Bank Primary School
Gorsey Bank Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 72. It is one of the 4 best state primary schools in Wilmslow and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Gorsey Bank Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 9 members of The Laurus Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection. It is one of the 10 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Cheshire East LEA.
Average class size
Gorsey Bank Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Gorsey Bank Primary School ranks in the top 10% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 30% of schools.
The Gorsey Bank Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately and are organised by topics or themes, with cross-curricular linking. UNICEF Rights Respecting School Gold accreditation. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers, Forest School for all year groups and residential trips from Year 3.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Gorsey Bank Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Gorsey Bank 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 Gorsey Bank Primary School
Ashdene Primary School (0.8 miles); St Anne’s Fulshaw Church of England Primary School, Wilmslow (0.9 miles); Lacey Green Primary Academy (2.1 miles).
Alderley Edge School for Girls (2 miles); Cheadle Hulme School (5 miles); Hulme Hall Grammar School (5.1 miles).
Wilmslow High School (1.2 miles); St James’ Catholic High School (4.4 miles); Saint Ambrose College (4.7 miles).