7 King Henry’s Road, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1BX
10 reasons to choose Lewes Old Grammar Junior School
Main point of differentiation
Lewes Old Grammar Junior School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 74, and though it flies the independent school flag in Lewes, is a credible choice for pupils in Brighton & Hove, with a strong outdoor learning programme.
Lewes Old Grammar Junior School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is the junior division of Lewes Old Grammar School, an all-through school to age 18. Lewes Old Grammar Junior School fees range from £3,455 (Rec) to £4,886 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Lewes Old Grammar Junior School usually has one class per year, sometimes two in Years 5 and 6, and an average class size of 16 pupils.
At the end of Year 6, most Junior School pupils move up to Lewes Old Grammar School.
The Lewes Old Grammar Junior School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum with some additions and variations. It also includes PSHE, Mindfulness, philosophy, reasoning, French, Spanish, Latin. 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 and visiting speakers. Outdoor activities integrated into the school curriculum.
Specialist teachers for sport, music and languages throughout, for computing from Year 4, and for science from Year 5.
Sport at Lewes Old Grammar Junior School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Lewes Old Grammar Junior School
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama is part of the co-curriculum. All pupils learn an instrument in class and about one third take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Choir and one or two instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 5.45pm.
Find another school near Lewes Old Grammar Junior School
Hamsey Community Primary School (2.2 miles); Iford and Kingston Church of England Primary School (2.2 miles); Barcombe Church of England Primary School (4.3 miles).
Lewes Old Grammar School (0.8 miles); Brighton Girls GDST (8.5 miles); The Montessori Place (8.7 miles).
Priory School (1.1 miles); City College Brighton and Hove (7.8 miles); Downlands Community School (8.1 miles).