Lanark Close, North Shields, Tyne and Wear NE29 8DP
10 reasons to choose New York Primary School
New York Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in North Shields and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
New York Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2013) inspection.
Average class size
New York Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 24 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that New York Primary School achieves attainment results that are around the national average. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 21% of schools. Most pupils go on to Norham High School, John Spence High School or St Thomas Moore at the end of Year 6.
The New York Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation 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 4 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at New York Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at New York 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.
School hours are from 9.00am to 3.30pm. Breakfast club from 8.00am and after school clubs may extend the day to 4.30pm.
Find another school near New York Primary School
St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Cullercoats (2.3 miles); Denbigh Community Primary School (2.5 miles); Marine Park Primary School (2.8 miles).
Newcastle School for Boys (6 miles); Newcastle High School (6.1 miles); Royal Grammar School, Newcastle (6.3 miles).
St Thomas More Roman Catholic Academy (0.7 miles); Churchill Community College (1.8 miles); Monkseaton High School (2.1 miles).