Hoxton Close, Singleton, Ashford, Kent TN23 5LB
10 reasons to choose Great Chart Primary School
Great Chart Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It is one of the best state primary schools in Ashford and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 7 miles.
Great Chart 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 was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection. It is one of the 20 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Kent LEA.
Average class size
Great Chart 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 Great Chart Primary School ranks in the top 5% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 9% of schools.
The Great Chart Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Most subjects are taught separately, but geography and history are taught as half-termly topics with cross-curricular links to other 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 Forest School for all year groups.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Great Chart 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 Great Chart 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 7.45am (school staff) to 6.00pm (external contractor).
Find another school near Great Chart Primary School
Ashford School (2.6 miles); Benenden School (15 miles); Sutton Valence School (15.3 miles).
Highworth Grammar School (1.8 miles); The Norton Knatchbull School (3.2 miles); Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre (10.1 miles).