St Mawgan Village, Newquay, Cornwall TR8 4EP
10 reasons to choose Mawgan-in-Pydar Primary School
Mawgan-in-Pydar Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Newquay and the best independent or state primary within 10 miles.
Mawgan-in-Pydar Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 28 members of Aspire Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2012) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Mawgan-in-Pydar Primary School has four mixed-age classes and an average class size of 25 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Mawgan-in-Pydar Primary School ranks in the top 10% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 8% of schools.
The Mawgan-in-Pydar 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 and residential trips for Years 3&4 and 5&6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Mawgan-in-Pydar Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Mawgan-in-Pydar Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There may be some occasional extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 8.00am to 5.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Mawgan-in-Pydar Primary School
Truro School (17.1 miles); Truro High School (17.4 miles).
Treviglas Community College (4.8 miles); Penrice Academy (16.3 miles); Truro and Penwith College (20.1 miles).