Menin Way, Farnham, Surrey GU9 8DY
10 reasons to choose South Farnham School
South Farnham School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 80. It is one of the best state primary schools in Farnham and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
South Farnham School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 3 members of South Farnham Educational 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
South Farnham School has three classes per year to Year 2, four from Year 3, five in Year 6, and an average class size of 33 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that South Farnham School ranks in the top 0% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 3% of schools. Most pupils go on to Weydon Secondary School at the end of Year 6.
The South Farnham School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, with some cross-curricular linking when appropriate. Primary Geography Quality Mark Gold, Historical Association Quality Mark Gold, Primary Science Quality Mark GILT Award. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different 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 4.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for languages.
Sport at South Farnham 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 South Farnham School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45/8.00am to 5.30/6.00pm, depending on age.
Find another school near South Farnham School
Frensham Heights School (2.9 miles); St Nicholas’ School, Fleet (4.8 miles); Salesian College (6.4 miles).
Weydon School (1.7 miles); All Hallows Catholic School (2.5 miles); Court Moor School (6 miles).