Church Street, Shellingford, Faringdon, Oxfordshire SN7 7QA
10 reasons to choose Shellingford Church of England School
Shellingford Church of England School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Faringdon and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Shellingford Church of England School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection.
Average class size
Shellingford Church of England 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 Shellingford Church of England School ranks in the top 3% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 30% of schools.
The Shellingford Church of England 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 pupil over 5 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for art, languages, music and sport.
Sport at Shellingford Church of England 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 Shellingford Church of England 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 8.55am to 3.15pm though after school clubs can extend the day to 4.15pm.
Find another school near Shellingford Church of England School
Cokethorpe School (12 miles); The School of St Helen and St Katharine (12.5 miles); The Unicorn School, Abingdon (12.5 miles).
Faringdon Community College (3.8 miles); King Alfred’s (7.2 miles); John Mason School (13.4 miles).