Latchmere Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT2 5TT
10 reasons to choose Latchmere School
Latchmere School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 72. It is one of the best state primary schools in Kingston upon Thames and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Latchmere School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 2 members of Latchmere Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2009) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Latchmere School typically has four classes per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Latchmere 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 35% of schools.
The Latchmere School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 4.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for art, cookery, languages, music and sport.
Sport at Latchmere School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Platinum Award.
The Arts at Latchmere School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Three choirs and an orchestra. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 5.45pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Latchmere School
Fern Hill Primary School (0.5 miles); St Luke’s Church of England Primary School, Kingston upon Thames (0.6 miles); St John the Baptist Church of England Junior School, Hampton Wick (1.6 miles).
Kingston Grammar School (1.1 miles); Canbury School (1.3 miles); Surbiton High School (1.8 miles).
The Tiffin Girls’ School (0.6 miles); Tiffin School (1 mile); Grey Court School (1.5 miles).