Draycott Drive, Mickleover, Derby DE3 0QE
10 reasons to choose Silverhill Primary School
Silverhill Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Derby and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Silverhill 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 Good by Ofsted in its last (2019) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Silverhill 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 Silverhill Primary School ranks in the top 34% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average.
The Silverhill Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 3. Eco Schools Green Flag accreditation.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Silverhill 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 Gold Award.
The Arts at Silverhill 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 8.00am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Silverhill Primary School
Derby Grammar School (2.4 miles); Derby High School (2.5 miles); Repton School (6.2 miles).
Littleover Community School (2.6 miles); Landau Forte College (4.6 miles); Chellaston Academy (7.4 miles).