Berwood Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B72 1BS
10 reasons to choose Penns Primary School
Penns Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Sutton Coldfield and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Penns Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (40%/60%) between the ages of 5 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2021) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Penns 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 Penns Primary School ranks in the top 8% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 34% of schools.
The Penns Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, 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 a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Penns Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Penns Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There may be some occasional extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 9.00am to 3.20/3.30pm. Out of school hours childcare from 7.30am to 5.30pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Penns Primary School
Highclare School (1.2 miles); Birchfield Independent Girls’ School (4.9 miles).
Bishop Walsh Catholic School (1.7 miles); Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls (2 miles); Plantsbrook School (2.5 miles).