Marlborough Grove, Bermondsey, London SE1 5JT
10 reasons to choose Phoenix Primary School
Phoenix Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Bermondsey and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Phoenix 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 (2015) inspection. Reception places are sometimes oversubscribed, on first preference.
Average class size
Phoenix Primary 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 Phoenix 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 15% of schools.
The Phoenix Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. 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 for Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for computing, languages and music.
Sport at Phoenix Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Phoenix 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.
Out of school hours care from 8.00am to 6.45pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Phoenix Primary School
DLD College London (2.3 miles); James Allen’s Girls’ School (2.7 miles); City of London School (2.7 miles).
Harris Academy Bermondsey (0.8 miles); St Saviour’s and St Olave’s Church of England School (1.2 miles); St Michael’s Catholic College (1.2 miles).