New Parks Crescent, Leicester LE3 9NZ
10 reasons to choose Parks Primary School
Parks Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 72. It is one of the best state primary schools in Leicester and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Parks 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 Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2014) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Parks Primary School usually has two classes per year, and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Parks Primary School ranks in the top 14% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 3% of schools.
The Parks Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, philosophy, French. 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 residential trips for Years 3&4 and 5&6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Parks Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Parks 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 staggered by age group from 8.35/8.40am to 3.10/3.15pm. Breakfast club from 8.00am and after school clubs may extend the day to 4.30pm.
Find another school near Parks Primary School
Christ the King Catholic Voluntary Academy, Leicester (1.2 miles); Sparkenhoe Community Primary School (2.9 miles); Lady Jane Grey Primary School (3.1 miles).
St Crispin’s Grammar School (3.4 miles); Leicester High School for Girls (4.5 miles); Leicester Grammar School (7.8 miles).
Babington Community College (1.9 miles); Rushey Mead Academy (3.3 miles); Brookvale High School Groby (3.5 miles).