Little Dewchurch, Hereford HR2 6PN
10 reasons to choose Little Dewchurch Primary School
Little Dewchurch Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Hereford and one of the 2 best independent or state primaries within 10 miles.
Little Dewchurch Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 5 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary controlled faith school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2013) inspection. It is one of the 5 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Herefordshire LEA.
Average class size
Little Dewchurch Primary School has four mixed-age classes, and an average class size of 23 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Little Dewchurch Primary School ranks in the top 31% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The Little Dewchurch Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, Spanish. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation 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 and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Little Dewchurch Primary 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 Little Dewchurch Primary 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 from 8.30am to 3.15pm though after school clubs can extend the day to 4.15pm.
Find another school near Little Dewchurch Primary School
Hereford Cathedral School (6.5 miles); Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls (13.6 miles); Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Boys (13.9 miles).
The Steiner Academy Hereford (5.4 miles); Hereford Sixth Form College (7.2 miles); John Kyrle High School and Sixth Form Centre Academy (7.6 miles).