School Lane, Newton Poppleford, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0EL
10 reasons to choose Newton Poppleford Primary School
Newton Poppleford Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 67. It is one of the best state primary schools in Sidmouth and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Newton Poppleford 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 Good by Ofsted in its last (2020) inspection.
Average class size
Newton Poppleford Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Newton Poppleford Primary School achieves above average attainment results. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles. At the end of Year 6 most pupils transfer to Sidmouth College, Colyton Grammar School or The King’s School in Ottery.
The Newton Poppleford Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, with some cross-curricular linking. 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 a residential trip for Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Newton Poppleford Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Newton Poppleford 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.
Out of school hours care from 8.00am to 5.30pm.
Find another school near Newton Poppleford Primary School
St John’s School, Sidmouth (3.1 miles); Exeter School (10.6 miles).
The King’s School (4.4 miles); St Peter’s Church of England Aided School (9.1 miles); Colyton Grammar School (11.2 miles).