Lawn Lane, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 7PP
10 reasons to choose Perryfields Junior School
Perryfields Junior School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It is one of the best state primary schools in Chelmsford and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Perryfields Junior School is a state junior school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 7 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is the only member of Perryfields Enterprise Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2011) inspection.
Average class size
Perryfields Junior School has two or three classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Perryfields Junior School ranks in the top 2% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 9% of schools.
The Perryfields Junior School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Core subjects are taught separately, but foundation subjects, such as geography and history, are taught as half-termly topics with cross-curricular links to other 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 and residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Perryfields 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 Perryfields 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.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Perryfields Junior School
New Hall School (2.7 miles); Felsted School (8.8 miles); St John’s School, Billericay (9.8 miles).
St John Payne Catholic School, Chelmsford (1.7 miles); Chelmsford County High School for Girls (1.9 miles); King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford (2.5 miles).