Southrop, Lechlade, Gloucestershire GL7 3NU
10 reasons to choose Southrop Church of England Primary School
Southrop Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Lechlade and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Southrop Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (40%/60%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary controlled faith school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2013) inspection.
Average class size
Southrop Church of England Primary School has two mixed-age classes and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Southrop Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 33% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The Southrop Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Core subjects are taught separately, but some foundation subjects, such as geography and history, are taught as half-termly topics with cross-curricular links to other subjects where appropriate. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers, Forest School to Year 1 and a residential trip for Years 4, 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Southrop Church of England Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Southrop Church of England Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and brass band. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 8.00am to 5.30pm.
Find another school near Southrop Church of England Primary School
The King’s School, Witney (12.3 miles); Cokethorpe School (13 miles); Rendcomb College (15.4 miles).
Farmor’s School (3.8 miles); Burford School (7.2 miles); Faringdon Community College (9.8 miles).