Nancledra, Penzance, Cornwall TR20 8NB
10 reasons to choose Nancledra School
Nancledra School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Penzance and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Nancledra 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 33 members of Truro & Penwith Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2015) inspection. It is one of the 20 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Cornwall LEA.
Average class size
Nancledra School has four mixed-age classes and an average class size of 26 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Nancledra School ranks in the top 19% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 17% of schools.
The Nancledra School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, with some cross-curricular linking when appropriate. 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 from Year 3.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for music.
Sport at Nancledra School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Nancledra 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 8.55am to 3.05/3.15pm though after school clubs can extend the day.
Find another school near Nancledra School
St Piran’s School, Juniors (3.7 miles).
St Piran’s School, Hayle (6.1 miles); Truro High School (25.5 miles); Truro School (27.2 miles).
Camborne Science and International Academy (12.4 miles); Mounts Bay Academy (4.6 miles); Truro and Penwith College (23.2 miles).