Eyhorne Street, Hollingbourne, Maidstone, Kent ME17 1UA
10 reasons to choose Hollingbourne Primary School
Hollingbourne Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Maidstone and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Hollingbourne Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2012) inspection.
Average class size
Hollingbourne Primary School has four mixed-age classes and an average class size of 24 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Hollingbourne Primary School achieves varied attainment scores, from the top 10% nationally to below the national average. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The Hollingbourne Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately with cross-curricular linking to other subjects where appropriate. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips for Years 1 to 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Hollingbourne Primary 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 Hollingbourne Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Two choirs. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.55am to 3.10/3.15pm though after school clubs can extend the day.
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