Church Street, Wing, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire LU7 0NY
10 reasons to choose Overstone Combined School
Overstone Combined School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Leighton Buzzard and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Overstone Combined School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a foundation school.
Average class size
Overstone Combined School has one class per year, and an average class size of 26 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Overstone Combined School achieves above average attainment results. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average.
The Overstone Combined School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, philosophy, 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, Forest School sessions for all year groups and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Overstone Combined 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 Overstone Combined 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 7.30am to 6.30pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Overstone Combined School
Tring Park School for the Performing Arts (9.3 miles); Berkhamsted School (13.5 miles); Thornton College (13.5 miles).
Aylesbury Grammar School (7.3 miles); Aylesbury High School (7.5 miles); Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School (7.9 miles).