Callerton Lane, Ponteland, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE20 9EY
10 reasons to choose Ponteland Community Primary School
Ponteland Community Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 75. It is one of the best state primary schools in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Ponteland Community Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (40%/60%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is the only member of Ponteland Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2013) inspection.
Average class size
Ponteland Community Primary School has one or two classes per year, and an average class size of 20 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Ponteland Community Primary School ranks in the top 5% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 15% of schools. Most pupils go on to Ponteland Community High School at the end of Year 6.
The Ponteland Community Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, STEAM days, French. 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 specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Ponteland Community 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 Ponteland Community Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and three instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.15am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Ponteland Community Primary School
Milecastle Primary School (3.4 miles); Cheviot Primary School (3.6 miles); St Cuthbert’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Walbottle Village (4.4 miles).
Dame Allan’s Senior School (6.8 miles); Westfield School (6.9 miles); Newcastle School for Boys (7.3 miles).
Walbottle Campus (4.5 miles); Gosforth Academy (6.6 miles).