Beal Walk, High Shincliffe, Durham DH1 2PN
10 reasons to choose Shincliffe Church of England Primary School
Shincliffe Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Durham and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Shincliffe 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 was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2007) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Shincliffe 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 Shincliffe Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 13% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 30% of schools.
The Shincliffe Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and 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 and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Shincliffe Church of England Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Shincliffe 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 are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.55am to 3.20/3.25pm though before and after school clubs can extend the day from 8.00am to 4.30pm.
Find another school near Shincliffe Church of England Primary School
St Margaret’s Church of England Primary School, Durham (2.9 miles); St Godric’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Durham (4.3 miles); Pittington Primary School (4.8 miles).
Durham School (2.4 miles); Durham High School for Girls (3 miles); Argyle House School (13.4 miles).
St Leonard’s Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Comprehensive School (3.2 miles); Durham Johnston Comprehensive School (3.5 miles); Framwellgate School Durham (4.1 miles).