Balne Moor Road, Pollington, Goole, East Yorkshire DN14 0DZ
10 reasons to choose Pollington-Balne Church of England Primary School
Pollington-Balne Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Goole and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 10 miles.
Pollington-Balne Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Pollington-Balne Church of England Primary School has five classes, including mixed-age classes, and an average class size of 26 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Pollington-Balne Church of England Primary School achieves attainment results that are around the national average. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The Pollington-Balne Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and 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 for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Pollington-Balne Church of England Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Pollington-Balne Church of England 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 8.50am to 3.10pm. Childcare provided by staff at the onsite pre-school from 7.15am to 6.00pm.
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