Horrobin Lane, Rivington, Horwich, Bolton, Lancashire BL6 7SE
10 reasons to choose Rivington Foundation Primary School
Rivington Foundation Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 67. It is one of the best state primary schools in Bolton and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Rivington Foundation 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 (2020) inspection. It is one of the 20 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Lancashire LEA.
Average class size
Rivington Foundation Primary School has four mixed-age classes and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Rivington Foundation Primary School ranks in the top 34% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 22% of schools.
The Rivington Foundation Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, with some cross-curricular linking. 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, Forest School for all year groups and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Rivington Foundation Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Rivington Foundation 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.
Find another school near Rivington Foundation Primary School
St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Anderton (2.1 miles); Blackrod Primary School (3.4 miles); St George’s Church of England Primary School, Chorley (3.9 miles).
Bolton School Girls’ Division (6.7 miles); Bolton School Boys’ Division (6.7 miles).
St Joseph’s RC High School and Sports College (3.5 miles); St Michael’s Church of England High School (4.8 miles); Turton School (7.8 miles).