Yeovil Chase, Bitterne, Southampton, Hampshire SO18 5NZ
10 reasons to choose Harefield Primary School
Main point of differentiation
Harefield Primary School is one of the best state primary schools in Southampton, ranking in the top 10% in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. (read the area review here)
Harefield 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 33 members of Hamwic Education Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2011) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Harefield 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 Harefield 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 Harefield Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. Subjects are taught separately, with cross-curricular linking when 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 and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Harefield Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Harefield 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 5.30pm.
Find another school near Harefield Primary School
The Gregg School (1.4 miles); The King’s School, Eastleigh (3.6 miles).
Wildern School (2.3 miles); St Anne’s Catholic School (3.4 miles); Thornden School (6.3 miles).