49 Greenhill Road, Sandford, Winscombe, Somerset BS25 5PA
10 reasons to choose Sandford Primary School
Sandford Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Winscombe and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Sandford Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (40%/60%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 16 members of Wessex Learning Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2013) inspection.
Average class size
Sandford Primary School has five mixed-age classes and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Sandford Primary School ranks in the top 12% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average.
The Sandford Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately and co-ordinated by topic, with cross-curricular linking when appropriate. 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 and over night camps and residential trips from Year 4.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Sandford 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 Sandford 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 7.45am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Sandford Primary School
Sidcot School (2.1 miles); Mark College (10 miles); Wells Cathedral School (14.1 miles).
Churchill Academy (1 mile); Priory Community School (5.4 miles); The Kings of Wessex Academy (5.8 miles).