Heath Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP1 1TT
10 reasons to choose South Hill Primary School
South Hill Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Hemel Hempstead and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
South Hill Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 5 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2018) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
South Hill Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that South Hill Primary School achieves above average attainment results. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average.
The South Hill Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Core subjects are taught separately, but foundation subjects, such as geography and history, are taught as half-termly topics with cross-curricular links to other 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, Forest School for all year groups and a residential trip for Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at South Hill 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 Hill 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.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near South Hill Primary School
Boxmoor Primary School (0.7 miles); St Cuthbert Mayne Catholic Junior School, Hemel Hempstead (0.8 miles); Pixies Hill Primary School (1.3 miles).
Abbot’s Hill School, Baird House (2.4 miles); Berkhamsted School (4.1 miles); St Columba’s College, St Alban’s (6.7 miles).
The Hemel Hempstead School (0.1 miles); John F Kennedy Catholic School (1.5 miles); Longdean School (2.2 miles).