Bridgenorth Avenue, Urmston, Manchester M41 9PA
10 reasons to choose Highfield Primary School, Urmston
Highfield Primary School, Urmston has a Schoolsmith Score® of 67. It is one of the best state primary schools in Urmston and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Highfield Primary School, Urmston is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection.
Average class size
Highfield Primary School, Urmston has eleven classes, some mixed-age, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Highfield Primary School, Urmston ranks in the top 38% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The Highfield Primary School, Urmston curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. Subjects are taught separately and are organised thematically or by half-termly topics, with cross-curricular linking. 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 from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Highfield Primary School, Urmston
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Highfield Primary School, Urmston
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 8.35am to 3.00pm and after school clubs can extend the day to 4.00pm.
Find another school near Highfield Primary School, Urmston
Kassim Darwish Grammar School for Boys (4 miles); St Bede’s College (4.3 miles); Bridgewater School (4.9 miles).
Urmston Grammar Academy (1 mile); Stretford Grammar School (2 miles); St Patrick’s RC High School and Arts College (3.1 miles).