Fulwell Road, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear SR6 9QP
10 reasons to choose Redby Academy
Redby Academy has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Sunderland and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
Redby Academy is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 5 members of Tyne Coast Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection.
Average class size
Redby Academy has mixed age or two classes per year, and an average class size of 25 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Redby Academy ranks in the top 18% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 1% of schools.
The Redby Academy curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation 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 a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Redby Academy
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Redby 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 8.50am to 3.15pm, and can be longer with after school clubs.
Find another school near Redby Academy
Grange Park Primary School (0.4 miles); St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Sunderland (1.6 miles); Cleadon Church of England Academy (2.4 miles).
Argyle House School (2.3 miles); Royal Grammar School, Newcastle (12.2 miles); Newcastle High School (12.4 miles).
St Anthony’s Girls’ Catholic Academy (2.1 miles); Whitburn Church of England Academy (2.6 miles); Christ’s College (4.2 miles).