Rowland Way, Lees, Oldham, Lancashire OL4 3LQ
10 reasons to choose Hey-with-Zion Primary School
Hey-with-Zion Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Oldham and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 0.5 miles.
Hey-with-Zion Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Church of England/Methodist voluntary controlled faith school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Hey-with-Zion Primary School has nine classes, some whole year, some mixed age, and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Hey-with-Zion 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 Hey-with-Zion Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, Spanish. Most subjects are taught separately, with cross-curricular linking where appropriate. Primary Science Quality Mark, Historical Association Quality Mark Gold Award and Primary Geography Quality Mark Silver Award. 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 some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Hey-with-Zion Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Hey-with-Zion 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.
School hours are from 8.50am to 3.30pm though after school clubs can extend the day.
Find another school near Hey-with-Zion Primary School
Roundthorn Primary Academy (1.4 miles); Milton St John’s Church of England Primary School (1.9 miles); Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School, Dobcross (2.8 miles).
Hulme Grammar School (3.2 miles); Trinity Christian School, Stalybridge (5.1 miles).
The Blue Coat CofE School (2.4 miles); The Blue Coat CofE School (2.4 miles); St Damian’s RC Science College (2.7 miles).