2 Albert Street, North Finchley, London N12 8JP
10 reasons to choose Northside Primary School
Northside Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in North Finchley and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Northside 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 (2023) inspection. It is one of the 10 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Barnet LEA.
Average class size
Northside Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Northside Primary School ranks in the top 12% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 13% of schools.
The Northside 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 and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for languages, music and sport.
Sport at Northside Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Northside 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 5.45pm.
Find another school near Northside Primary School
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Dwight School London (1.1 miles); Mill Hill School (2.8 miles); Brampton College (2.9 miles).
St Michael’s Catholic Grammar School (0.3 miles); Woodhouse College (0.7 miles); Finchley Catholic High School (0.9 miles).