Chatsworth Drive, Edge Hill, Liverpool L7 6LJ
10 reasons to choose Smithdown Primary School
Smithdown Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the 11 best state primary schools in Liverpool and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Smithdown Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2021) inspection.
Average class size
Smithdown 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 Smithdown Primary School ranks in the top 39% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 5% of schools.
The Smithdown Primary School curriculum
School curriculum is subject based, rather than topic-based, with some cross-curricular linking. It also includes PSHE, Spanish. 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 specialist teaching for languages.
Sport at Smithdown Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Gold Award.
The Arts at Smithdown 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 3.15pm. Breakfast club from 8.00am, and after school clubs can extend the day to 4.15pm.
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