Hawarden Road, Altrincham, Cheshire WA14 1NG
10 reasons to choose Navigation Primary School
Navigation Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Altrincham and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Navigation 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 Good by Ofsted in its last (2011) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Navigation Primary 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 Navigation Primary School ranks in the top 14% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 34% of schools.
The Navigation Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. 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. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
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 Navigation 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 Navigation Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and orchestra. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Navigation Primary School
Kassim Darwish Grammar School for Boys (6.7 miles); Withington Girls’ School (7 miles); St Bede’s College (7 miles).
Wellington School (0.7 miles); North Cestrian School (0.8 miles); Loreto Grammar School (0.9 miles).