Sherwood Way, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire PR2 9GA
10 reasons to choose Sherwood Primary School
Sherwood Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It is one of the best state primary schools in Preston and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Sherwood Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2012) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Sherwood Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Sherwood Primary School ranks in the top 8% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 12% of schools.
The Sherwood Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. 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 for each year group and residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Sherwood 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 Platinum Award.
The Arts at Sherwood 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 7.30am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Sherwood Primary School
Fulwood, St Peter’s Church of England Primary School and Nursery (0.8 miles); Our Lady & St Edward’s Catholic Primary School, Preston (1.4 miles); Queen’s Drive Primary School (1.4 miles).
Abrar Academy (2 miles); Kirkham Grammar School (9.5 miles); Westholme School (10.9 miles).
Archbishop Temple School, A Church of England Specialist College (1.6 miles); Our Lady’s Catholic High School (1.9 miles); Broughton High School (2.4 miles).