Chevening Gardens, Hockley, Essex SS5 4UR
10 reasons to choose Hockley Primary School
Hockley Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Hockley and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Hockley Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a foundation school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2016) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Hockley Primary School has two classes per year to Year 2, mixed-age classes from Year 3, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Hockley Primary School ranks in the top 30% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 28% of schools.
The Hockley Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Most subjects are taught separately, and are organised by half-termly topics or themes, with some cross-curricular projects. 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, Forest School for all year groups and residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Hockley 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 Hockley Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and orchestra. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Hockley Primary School
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