Roundwood Park, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 3AD
10 reasons to choose Roundwood Primary School
Roundwood Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Harpenden and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Roundwood Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2021) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Roundwood Primary School has nine classes from Reception, some mixed-age, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Roundwood Primary School ranks in the top 6% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The Roundwood Primary School curriculum
School curriculum is subject based, rather than topic-based, and also includes PSHE, French. 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 Roundwood 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 Roundwood Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and orchestra. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.10pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Roundwood Primary School
Wood End School (0.3 miles); Manland Primary School (1.3 miles); St Nicholas Church of England Primary School, Harpenden (1.4 miles).
The King’s School, Harpenden (0.8 miles); St Albans High School for Girls (5.7 miles); St Albans School (6.3 miles).
Roundwood Park School (0.4 miles); St George’s School (1.2 miles); Sir John Lawes School (1.7 miles).