Newton Ferrers, Plymouth, Devon PL8 1AS
10 reasons to choose Newton Ferrers Church of England Primary School
Newton Ferrers Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Plymouth and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Newton Ferrers Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It is a Church of England academy converter faith school. The school is one of the 16 members of The First Federation Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2011) inspection.
Average class size
Newton Ferrers Church of England Primary School has four mixed-age classes, a nursery class, and an average class size of 26 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Newton Ferrers Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 13% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 18% of schools.
The Newton Ferrers Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, Spanish. Subjects are taught separately and are organised by topics, with cross-curricular linking where appropriate. 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 Forest School for all year groups.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Newton Ferrers Church of England Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Newton Ferrers Church of England Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 8.00am to 5.30pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Newton Ferrers Church of England Primary School
Plymouth College (9.3 miles); Sands School (20.7 miles).
Coombe Dean School Academy Trust (5.9 miles); Plymstock School (6.5 miles); Plymouth High School for Girls (9.1 miles).