Kell Lane, Shibden, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX3 7AY
10 reasons to choose Salterlee Primary School
Salterlee Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 67. It is one of the best state primary schools in Halifax and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Salterlee Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 5 members of Polaris Multi Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2018) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Salterlee Primary School has four mixed-age classes and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Salterlee Primary School ranks in the top 37% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The Salterlee Primary School curriculum
School curriculum 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 and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Salterlee 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 Salterlee 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 8.00am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Salterlee Primary School
Hipperholme Grammar School (1.5 miles); Bradford Grammar School (7.6 miles).
Trinity Academy, Halifax (2.7 miles); The Crossley Heath School (2.8 miles); The North Halifax Grammar School (3.3 miles).