Byermoor, Burnopfield, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE16 6NU
10 reasons to choose Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Burnopfield
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Burnopfield has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and one of the 7 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Burnopfield is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic academy converter faith school. The school is one of the 47 members of Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2021) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Burnopfield has eight classes from Reception, some whole year, some mixed age, and an average class size of 25 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Burnopfield ranks in the top 25% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 23% of schools.
The Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Burnopfield curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, French. 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 residential trips from Year 4. Forest School to Year 2.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Burnopfield
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 Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Burnopfield
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 5.45pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Burnopfield
Burnopfield Primary School (0.9 miles); Whickham Parochial Church of England Primary School (2.7 miles).
Royal Grammar School, Newcastle (8 miles); Dame Allan’s Senior School (8.1 miles).
Emmanuel College (3.4 miles); St Thomas More Catholic School (5.2 miles); Grace College (5.8 miles).