Nascot Wood Road, Watford, Hertfordshire WD17 4YS
10 reasons to choose Nascot Wood Junior School
Nascot Wood Junior School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Watford and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Nascot Wood Junior School is a state junior school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 7 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2010) inspection.
Average class size
Nascot Wood Junior School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Nascot Wood Junior School ranks in the top 5% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 29% of schools.
The Nascot Wood Junior School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, but thematically, with some cross-curricular linking and projects. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs. In recent years the school has enjoyed national tournament success in maths.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Nascot Wood Junior 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 Nascot Wood Junior 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 hours care from 7.30am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Nascot Wood Junior School
Purcell School (2.4 miles); Stanborough Secondary School (2.5 miles); Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood (3.6 miles).
Watford Grammar School for Boys (1.6 miles); Watford Grammar School for Girls (1.7 miles); Queens’ School (2.6 miles).