Vicarage Road, Upper Tean, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST10 4LE
10 reasons to choose Great Wood Community Primary School
Great Wood Community Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Stoke-on-Trent and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 7 miles.
Great Wood Community 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 5 members of The Moorlands Primary Federation. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2016) inspection.
Average class size
Great Wood Community Primary School has five mixed-age classes and an average class size of 22 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Great Wood Community Primary School ranks in the top 13% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 14% of schools.
The Great Wood Community Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. 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 a residential trip for Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Great Wood Community Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Great Wood Community Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There may be an occasional extra-curricular performing arts or arts & crafts club.
Out of school hours care from 8.00am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Great Wood Community Primary School
Denstone College (6.5 miles); Abbotsholme School (7.3 miles); St Dominic’s Priory School (8.6 miles).
Painsley Catholic College (2.2 miles); St Joseph’s College (10.4 miles); Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School (14.8 miles).