Queen's Drive, Finsbury Park, London N4 2HQ
10 reasons to choose Parkwood Primary School
Parkwood Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Finsbury Park and one of the 10 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Parkwood 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 (2015) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Parkwood Primary 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 Parkwood Primary School ranks in the top 17% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 22% of schools.
The Parkwood Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. Maths, English and languages are taught separately. Other subjects are taught thematically to all year groups. Spanish International School accreditation from the Spanish Embassy and British Council International School Award in recognition of the international content of the curriculum. 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 for EYFS and a Spanish residential trip in Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for languages.
Sport at Parkwood Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Parkwood 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 8.45am to 3.15pm though before and after school clubs can extend the day from 7.30am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Parkwood Primary School
Highbury Fields School (1.1 miles); City and Islington College (1.2 miles); Highbury Grove School (1.3 miles).