Lord Avenue, Clayhall, Ilford, Essex IG5 0DB
10 reasons to choose Parkhill Junior School
Parkhill Junior School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Ilford and one of the 7 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Parkhill Junior School is a state junior school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 7 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
Parkhill Junior School has four classes per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Parkhill Junior School ranks in the top 23% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The Parkhill Junior School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Maths and English are taught separately, but foundation subjects are taught within a ‘Melting Curriculum’ of cross-curricular half-termly topics. Topic work includes ‘Mantle of the Expert’ approach. British Council International School Award for its international learning activities. 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 Parkhill Junior School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Parkhill Junior 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 3.30pm. Breakfast club from 8.00am.
Find another school near Parkhill Junior School
Forest School, Snaresbrook (3.2 miles).
Beal High School (0.5 miles); Beal High School (0.5 miles); Ilford County High School (0.9 miles).