Station Road, Pilsley, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S45 8EU
10 reasons to choose Pilsley Primary School
Pilsley Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Chesterfield and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Pilsley 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 (2014) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Pilsley Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Pilsley Primary School ranks in the top 20% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 18% of schools.
The Pilsley Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. British Council’s International School Award for international learning activities. 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 Pilsley Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Pilsley 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 hours care from 7.45am to 5.45pm.
Find another school near Pilsley Primary School
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