Bradleigh Avenue, Grays, Essex RM17 5UT
10 reasons to choose Quarry Hill Academy
Quarry Hill Academy has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Grays and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 4 miles.
Quarry Hill Academy is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It is a sponsor-led academy. The school is one of the 5 members of Catalyst Academies Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection. It is one of the 5 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Thurrock LEA.
Average class size
Quarry Hill Academy has two classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Quarry Hill Academy ranks in the top 10% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 2% of schools.
The Quarry Hill Academy curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, but thematically, with some cross-curricular linking and projects. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Quarry Hill Academy
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 Quarry Hill Academy
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 8.40/9.00am to 3.15pm though before and after school clubs can extend the day from 8.00am to 4.15pm.
Find another school near Quarry Hill Academy
Oakfields Preparatory School (5.5 miles).
Brentwood School (11.8 miles); St John’s School, Billericay (13.3 miles).
Grays Convent High School (0.2 miles); William Edwards School (1.9 miles); The Gateway Academy (1.9 miles).