School Lane, Herne, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 7AL
10 reasons to choose Herne Church of England Junior School
Herne Church of England Junior School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 72. It is one of the best state primary schools in Herne Bay and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 7 miles.
Herne Church of England Junior School is a state junior school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 7 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2016) inspection.
Average class size
Herne Church of England Junior School has three classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Herne Church of England Junior School ranks in the top 3% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 16% of schools.
The Herne Church of England Junior School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Most subjects are taught separately, but geography, history, art and DT are taught as cross-curricular topics. 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 and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Herne Church of England Junior 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 Herne Church of England Junior School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 8.00am to 5.30pm.
Find another school near Herne Church of England Junior School
Whitstable and Seasalter Endowed Church of England Junior School (5.8 miles); St Thomas’ Catholic Primary School, Canterbury (6.3 miles); Preston Primary School (7.3 miles).
The King’s School Canterbury (6.5 miles); Kent College Canterbury (7.3 miles); St Edmund’s School, Canterbury (7.5 miles).
The Archbishop’s School (6.5 miles); Barton Court Grammar School (7 miles); Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School (7.7 miles).