Smithwell Lane, Heptonstall, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 7NX
10 reasons to choose Heptonstall Junior and Infant School
Heptonstall Junior and Infant School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Hebden Bridge and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Heptonstall Junior and Infant School is a state primary school for boys and girls (40%/60%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 4 members of The Family of Learning Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection.
Average class size
Heptonstall Junior and Infant School has three mixed-age classes and an average class size of 21 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Heptonstall Junior and Infant School achieves above average attainment results. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average.
The Heptonstall Junior and Infant School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation 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 a residential trip for Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Heptonstall Junior and Infant School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Heptonstall Junior and Infant 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.
School hours are from 9.05am to 3.30pm. After school care provided offsite at Colden J&I School.
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