Bridge Road, Shaldon, Teignmouth, Devon TQ14 0DD
10 reasons to choose Shaldon Primary School
Shaldon Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Teignmouth and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 7 miles.
Shaldon 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 6 members of The Academies For Character And Excellence. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2014) inspection. It is one of the 20 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Devon LEA.
Average class size
Shaldon Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 31 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Shaldon Primary School ranks in the top 21% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 34% of schools.
The Shaldon Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, with some cross-curricular linking. 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, Forest School and other outdoor pursuits for all year groups and residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Shaldon Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Platinum Award.
The Arts at Shaldon 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 5.50pm.
Find another school near Shaldon Primary School
Trinity School, Teignmouth (1.7 miles); Stover School (7.5 miles); Sands School (12.5 miles).
The Spires College (5.5 miles); Torquay Girls Grammar School (5.6 miles); Torquay Boys’ Grammar School (5.8 miles).