Church Road, Offham, West Malling, Kent ME19 5NX
10 reasons to choose Offham Primary School
Offham Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in West Malling and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Offham Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2015) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Offham Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Offham Primary School ranks in the top 35% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The Offham Primary School 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, or ‘contexts for learning’, with cross-curricular links to other 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, Forest School to Year 2 and a residential trip for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for art.
Sport at Offham Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Offham 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 7.15am to 6.30pm.
Find another school near Offham Primary School
Kings Hill School (2.7 miles); Leybourne St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary School (3.1 miles); The Discovery School (3.5 miles).
Tonbridge School (9.3 miles); Walthamstow Hall (9.7 miles); Cobham Hall (9.8 miles).
Maidstone Grammar School for Girls (7 miles); Oakwood Park Grammar School (7.5 miles); Maidstone Grammar School (8.2 miles).