Oaklands Lane, Biggin Hill, Westerham, Kent TN16 3DN
10 reasons to choose Oaklands Primary Academy, Westerham
Oaklands Primary Academy, Westerham has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Westerham and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Oaklands Primary Academy, Westerham is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 4 members of Chancery Education Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2018) inspection.
Average class size
Oaklands Primary Academy, Westerham has two or three classes per year, and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Oaklands Primary Academy, Westerham achieves above average attainment results. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress. At the end of Year 6 most pupils transfer to Charles Darwin School, with some heading to the selective Newstead Wood School (girls) and St Olave’s Grammar (boys).
The Oaklands Primary Academy, Westerham curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. 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 Oaklands Primary Academy, Westerham
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 Oaklands Primary Academy, Westerham
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 7.20am (school staff) to 6.00pm (external contractor).
Find another school near Oaklands Primary Academy, Westerham
Royal Russell School (6.2 miles); Croydon High School (6.2 miles).
Hayes School (5.4 miles); Shirley High School Performing Arts College (6 miles); Darrick Wood School (6.3 miles).