Memorial Avenue, Shiplake, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 4DN
10 reasons to choose Shiplake Church of England Primary School
Main point of differentiation
Shiplake Church of England Primary School is one of the best state primary schools in the Caversham, Goring, Sonning and Henley area, ranking in the top 10% in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 70.
Shiplake Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 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
Shiplake Church of England Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 19 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Shiplake Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 19% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The Shiplake Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately with some cross-curricular linking. Enquiry skills are usually developed in the subjects. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are educational day trips, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Shiplake 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 Shiplake Church of England Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and band. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 9.00am to 3.30pm. Breakfast club from 8.00am and after school clubs may extend the day.
Find another school near Shiplake Church of England Primary School
Shiplake College (0.5 miles); Reading Blue Coat School (3.5 miles); Queen Anne’s School (4.2 miles).
Gillotts School (3.4 miles); The Piggott School (5.4 miles); Kendrick School (5.5 miles).