Harrison Road, Fareham, Hampshire PO16 7EQ
10 reasons to choose Harrison Primary School
Main point of differentiation
Harrison Primary School is one of the best state primary schools in Fareham, ranking in the top 100 in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 73.
Harrison 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 (2010) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Harrison Primary School has three classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Harrison Primary School ranks in the top 8% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 17% of schools. At the end of Year 6 most pupils transfer to Cams Hill Secondary School.
The Harrison Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, with cross-curricular linking when appropriate. The UNICEF Convention on the Rights of The Child underpins the school culture and learning behaviours. 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 residential trips for Years 4 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Harrison 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 Harrison Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and an instrument ensemble. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 5.30pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Harrison Primary School
Boundary Oak School, Seniors (1.2 miles); Meoncross School (3.1 miles); The Portsmouth Grammar School (8.2 miles).
Cams Hill School (1.1 miles); Bay House School (5.5 miles); St Edmund’s Catholic School (7.6 miles).