Rufford Road, Rainford, St Helens, Merseyside WA11 8JX
10 reasons to choose Rainford Brook Lodge Community Primary School
Rainford Brook Lodge Community Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in St Helens and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Rainford Brook Lodge Community Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 2 members of Everyone Matters Schools Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Rainford Brook Lodge Community Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Rainford Brook Lodge Community Primary School ranks in the top 24% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 16% of schools. Most pupils go on to Rainford High School at the end of Year 6.
The Rainford Brook Lodge Community Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. 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. 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 a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Rainford Brook Lodge 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 Rainford Brook Lodge Community 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 5.55pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Rainford Brook Lodge Community Primary School
Tower College (8.5 miles); Scarisbrick Hall School (10.1 miles); Merchant Taylors’ Girls School (12.5 miles).
Rainford High Technology College (0.2 miles); St Peter’s Catholic High School Visual Arts College (4.9 miles); Winstanley College (4.9 miles).