Lightfoot Lane, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire PR2 3LP
10 reasons to choose Our Lady & St Edward's Catholic Primary School, Preston
Our Lady & St Edward’s Catholic Primary School, Preston has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Preston and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Our Lady & St Edward’s Catholic Primary School, Preston is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic academy converter faith school. The school is one of the 7 members of Mater Ecclesiae Catholic Mult Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2014) inspection. Reception places are sometimes oversubscribed, on first preference.
Average class size
Our Lady & St Edward’s Catholic Primary School, Preston has one class per year, and an average class size of 31 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Our Lady & St Edward’s Catholic Primary School, Preston ranks in the top 11% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 34% of schools. Most Year 6 leavers transfer to Our Lady & St Edward’s Catholic High School.
The Our Lady & St Edward's Catholic Primary School, Preston curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, French. 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 Our Lady & St Edward's Catholic Primary School, Preston
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 Our Lady & St Edward's Catholic Primary School, Preston
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 7.30am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Our Lady & St Edward's Catholic Primary School, Preston
Fulwood, St Peter’s Church of England Primary School and Nursery (0.7 miles); Broughton-in-Amounderness Church of England Primary School (0.9 miles); Queen’s Drive Primary School (1 mile).
Abrar Academy (2 miles); Kirkham Grammar School (8.2 miles); Westholme School (11.5 miles).
Broughton High School (1.4 miles); Archbishop Temple School, A Church of England Specialist College (1.6 miles); Our Lady’s Catholic High School (1.7 miles).