Shaftesbury Road, Forest Gate, London E7 8PF
10 reasons to choose Shaftesbury Primary School
Shaftesbury Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Forest Gate and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 0.5 miles.
Shaftesbury Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 8 members of The Boleyn Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2021) inspection.
Average class size
Shaftesbury Primary School has three classes per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Shaftesbury Primary School ranks in the top 9% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 3% of schools.
The Shaftesbury Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Mandarin. 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 Shaftesbury Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Gold Award.
The Arts at Shaftesbury 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 staggered by age group and are from 8.45/8.50am to 2.50/2.55pm. Breakfast club from 7.45am, and after school clubs can extend the day to 4.00pm.
Find another school near Shaftesbury Primary School
Forest School, Snaresbrook (4.3 miles); River House Montessori School (4.4 miles).
St Bonaventure’s RC School (0.5 miles); St Angela’s Ursuline School (0.5 miles); Plashet School (0.7 miles).