Sheldon Road, Ickford, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP18 9HY
10 reasons to choose Ickford School
Ickford School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It is one of the best state primary schools in Aylesbury and one of the 8 best independent or state primaries within 10 miles.
Ickford School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. It is a Single Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2021) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Ickford School has five mixed-age classes and an average class size of 26 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Ickford School ranks in the top 2% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 2% of schools. Most pupils go on to one of eight schools at the end of Year 6. Over 50% go on to Lord William’s School but as many as 40% go on to a selective state or independent school.
The Ickford School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, with some cross-curricular linking when appropriate. 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 a residential trip for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for languages and music.
Sport at Ickford 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 Ickford 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 8.45am to 3.15pm, and can be longer with after school clubs.
Find another school near Ickford School
Horspath Church of England Primary School (6.7 miles); Beckley Church of England Primary School (7.4 miles); St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School, Headington (8.4 miles).
Oxford Montessori Schools, Forest Farm Senior School (8.3 miles); Headington School (9.2 miles); Rye St Antony School (9.6 miles).
Lord Williams’s School (3.6 miles); Cheney School (9.4 miles); The Cherwell School (11.1 miles).