Daniells, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 1QY
10 reasons to choose Panshanger Primary School
Panshanger Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Welwyn Garden City and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
Panshanger Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection. It is one of the 20 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Hertfordshire LEA.
Average class size
Panshanger Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Panshanger Primary School achieves attainment results that are around the national average. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The Panshanger Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. 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 and a residential trip for Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for music.
Sport at Panshanger Primary 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 Panshanger 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 7.45am (school staff) to 6.00pm (external contractor).
Find another school near Panshanger Primary School
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