Coldred Road, Shepherdswell, Dover, Kent CT15 7LF
10 reasons to choose Shepherdswell Church of England Primary School
Shepherdswell Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Dover and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Shepherdswell Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary controlled faith school. The school is federated with Eythorne Elvington Community Primary School in The Federation of Shepherdswell Church of England and Eythorne Elvington. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2021) inspection.
Average class size
Shepherdswell Church of England Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Shepherdswell Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 19% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 24% of schools.
The Shepherdswell Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, with cross-curricular linking where appropriate. Three curriculum focus weeks per year. 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, Forest School Fridays for all year groups and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for art.
Sport at Shepherdswell Church of England Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Shepherdswell Church of England Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There may be some occasional extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 5.45pm.
Find another school near Shepherdswell Church of England Primary School
Dover College (5.8 miles); The King’s School Canterbury (10.2 miles); St Edmund’s School, Canterbury (11.7 miles).
Dover Grammar School for Girls (5.4 miles); Duke of York’s Royal Military School (5.8 miles); Dover Grammar School for Boys (6.3 miles).