Westbury Lane, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire MK16 8PS
10 reasons to choose Portfields Primary School
Portfields Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Newport Pagnell and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Portfields Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a foundation school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection.
Average class size
Portfields Primary School usually has four classes per year, and an average class size of 24 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Portfields 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 Portfields Primary 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. 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 residential trips for Years 4 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Portfields Primary 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 Portfields Primary 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 7.30am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Portfields Primary School
The Webber Independent School (2.9 miles); Thornton College (10.2 miles); Northampton High School (11.7 miles).
Oakgrove School (4.1 miles); Denbigh School (6.1 miles); Caroline Chisholm School (10.8 miles).