Lowden Road, Herne Hill, London SE24 0BJ
10 reasons to choose Jessop Primary School
Jessop Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It is one of the best state primary schools in Herne Hill and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Jessop Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school is federated with two other local primary schools in the BJS Federation of Schools. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2012) inspection.
Average class size
Jessop Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 24 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Jessop Primary School ranks in the top 9% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 7% of schools.
The Jessop Primary School curriculum
School curriculum is subject based with some cross-curricular projects. It also includes PSHE, Spanish. 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 a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Jessop Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Jessop Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There are also The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of hours care from 8.00am to 5.45pm.
Find another school near Jessop Primary School
St Jude’s Church of England Primary School, Herne Hill (0.4 miles); Dulwich Hamlet Junior School (0.8 miles); Sudbourne Primary School (0.8 miles).
James Allen’s Girls’ School (1.2 miles); Alleyn’s School (1.3 miles); Dulwich College (2 miles).
The Charter School (0.7 miles); Sacred Heart Catholic School (1.4 miles); Durand Academy (1.5 miles).