College Road, Whalley Range, Manchester M16 0AA
10 reasons to choose Manley Park Primary School
Manley Park Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Manchester and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Manley Park Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2011) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Manley Park Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Manley Park Primary School ranks in the top 27% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 10% of schools.
The Manley Park Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, philosophy, Spanish. Subjects are taught separately and are co-ordinated by topic, with cross-curricular linking. 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 Forest School for Reception, Year 2 and Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Manley Park 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 Manley Park 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.
Out of school hours care from 8.00am to 5.30pm.
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