Bridge Street, Wye, Ashford, Kent TN25 5EA
10 reasons to choose Lady Joanna Thornhill Endowed Primary School
Lady Joanna Thornhill Endowed Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Ashford and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Lady Joanna Thornhill Endowed Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 5 and 11 years. It is a voluntary controlled school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2015) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Lady Joanna Thornhill Endowed Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Lady Joanna Thornhill Endowed Primary School ranks in the top 17% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average.
The Lady Joanna Thornhill Endowed Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Core subjects are taught separately, but foundation subjects, such as geography and history, are taught as half-termly topics with cross-curricular links to other subjects. 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, outdoor learning for all year groups and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Lady Joanna Thornhill Endowed Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Lady Joanna Thornhill Endowed Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Two choirs and an orchestra. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of hours care from 7.30am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Lady Joanna Thornhill Endowed Primary School
Ashford School (4.5 miles); The King’s School Canterbury (11.1 miles); Kent College Canterbury (11.6 miles).
Highworth Grammar School (4.4 miles); The Norton Knatchbull School (4.9 miles); Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys (10.3 miles).