Onslow Road, Salcombe, Devon TQ8 8AG
10 reasons to choose Salcombe Church of England Primary School
Salcombe Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 67. It is one of the best state primary schools in Salcombe and one of the 2 best independent or state primaries within 10 miles.
Salcombe Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It is a Church of England academy converter faith school. The school is one of the 16 members of The First Federation Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2021) inspection.
Average class size
Salcombe Church of England Primary School has three mixed-age classes and an average class size of 25 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Salcombe Church of England Primary School achieves varied attainment scores, from the top 10% nationally to below the national average. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The Salcombe Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately and are organised by topics, with cross-curricular linking where appropriate. 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 2.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Salcombe Church of England 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 Salcombe Church of England 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 3.20pm. Breakfast club from 7.30am and after school clubs may extend the day to 4.30pm.
Find another school near Salcombe Church of England Primary School
Plymouth College (22.9 miles); Sands School (23.1 miles).
Kingsbridge Academy (4.4 miles); Ivybridge Community College (16.4 miles); Coombe Dean School Academy Trust (19.8 miles).