Ringwood Road, Walthamstow, London E17 8PW
10 reasons to choose South Grove Primary School
South Grove Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It is one of the best state primary schools in Walthamstow and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
South Grove Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) 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 (2014) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
South Grove 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 South Grove Primary School ranks in the top 4% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 11% of schools.
The South Grove Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects using the International Primary Curriculum. Also an Additional Resource Provision for Autism for 18 children. 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 sport.
Sport at South Grove Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at South Grove 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 7.30am (school staff) to 6.00pm (external contractor).
Find another school near South Grove Primary School
Greenleaf Primary School (0.8 miles); St Mary’s Church of England Primary School, Walthamstow (1.1 miles); Newport School (1.4 miles).
Forest School, Snaresbrook (2.2 miles).
Walthamstow School for Girls (1.1 miles); Connaught School for Girls (2.1 miles); Clapton Girls’ Academy (2.6 miles).