Alice Street, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 6QR
10 reasons to choose Peel Park Primary School
Peel Park Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Accrington and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
Peel Park Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a foundation school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2012) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Peel Park Primary School has three classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Peel Park Primary School ranks in the top 22% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 10% of schools.
The Peel Park Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation 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, Forest School for all pupils and residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Peel Park Primary 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 Peel Park 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 8.50am to 3.15pm, and can extend to 4.15pm with after school clubs.
Find another school near Peel Park Primary School
St Oswald’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Accrington (1.8 miles); Green Haworth Church of England Primary School (2.3 miles); St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Haslingden (4.8 miles).
Oakhill School (5.9 miles); Westholme School (8 miles).
Accrington Academy (1 mile); Accrington St Christopher’s Church of England High School (1 mile); Tauheedul Islam Boys’ High School (4.8 miles).