School Road, Landrake, Saltash, Cornwall PL12 5EA
10 reasons to choose Sir Robert Geffery's Church of England Primary School
Sir Robert Geffery’s Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It is one of the best state primary schools in Saltash and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 7 miles.
Sir Robert Geffery’s 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 academy converter faith school. It is a Single Academy Trust. 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
Sir Robert Geffery’s Church of England Primary School typically has one class per year, and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Sir Robert Geffery’s Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 14% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 19% of schools.
The Sir Robert Geffery's Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately and are organised by topics, with cross-curricular linking where appropriate. 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, weekly outdoor learning for all pupils including Forest School and the school farm, and residential trips from Year 4.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Sir Robert Geffery's 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. Association for Physical Education (afPE) Quality Mark with Distinction.
The Arts at Sir Robert Geffery's 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. Artsmark Gold accreditation.
School hours are from 8.55am to 3.30pm with before and after school clubs from 7.45am to 4.25pm. The onsite pre-school runs a breakfast club from 7.15am and after school childcare to 5.30pm.
Find another school near Sir Robert Geffery's Church of England Primary School
Plymouth College (8.7 miles); Mount Kelly College (15.3 miles); St Joseph’s School, Launceston (17.6 miles).
Devonport High School for Girls (7.6 miles); Devonport High School for Boys (8 miles); Plymouth High School for Girls (8.9 miles).