York Terrace, Chester le Street, County Durham DH3 3NA
10 reasons to choose Red Rose Primary School
Red Rose Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Chester le Street and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Red Rose Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2008) inspection. Reception places are sometimes oversubscribed, on first preference.
Average class size
Red Rose Primary School has nine classes from Reception, some mixed-age, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Red Rose Primary School ranks in the top 24% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The Red Rose Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation 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 Red Rose 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 Red Rose 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.
School hours are from 8.50am to 3.15pm. Breakfast club from 8.00am and after school clubs may extend the day to 4.15pm.
Find another school near Red Rose Primary School
Cestria Primary School (0.4 miles); St Cuthbert’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Chester-le-Street (0.5 miles); Lumley Junior School (1.5 miles).
Durham School (6.1 miles); Durham High School for Girls (7.4 miles); Argyle House School (9.8 miles).
The Hermitage Academy (1 mile); Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy (3.3 miles); Framwellgate School Durham (4.5 miles).