Burnley Road, Padiham, Burnley, Lancashire BB12 8SJ
10 reasons to choose Padiham Primary School
Padiham Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 67. It is one of the best state primary schools in Burnley and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Padiham 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 Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection.
Average class size
Padiham Primary School has nine classes from Reception, some mixed-age, and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Padiham Primary School achieves attainment results that are around the national average. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 13% of schools.
The Padiham Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation 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 and a camping trip for Year 4.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for music and sport.
Sport at Padiham Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Gold Award.
The Arts at Padiham 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.
School hours are from 9.00am to 3.25pm. Breakfast club from 8.00am.
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