Old Hutton, Kendal, Cumbria LA8 0NQ
10 reasons to choose Old Hutton Church of England Primary School
Old Hutton Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 72. It is one of the best state primary schools in Kendal and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 10 miles.
Old Hutton Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary controlled faith school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection.
Average class size
Old Hutton Church of England Primary School has four mixed-age classes and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Old Hutton Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 10% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 12% of schools. Most pupils go on to Kirbie Kendal School, Queen Katherine School or Queen Elizabeth School at the end of Year 6.
The Old Hutton Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation 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, Forest School and outdoor lessons for all year groups and a residential trip for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic specialist teaching for languages, music and sport.
Sport at Old Hutton 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 Old Hutton Church of England Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and band. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 8.00am to 5.15pm.
Find another school near Old Hutton Church of England Primary School
Sedbergh School (7.9 miles); Windermere School (13.1 miles); Giggleswick School (23.9 miles).
Kirkbie Kendal School (3.4 miles); The Queen Katherine School (5.3 miles); Dallam School (7.3 miles).