Merrywood Rd and Myrtle St, Southville, Bristol BS3 1EB
10 reasons to choose Southville Primary School
Southville Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Bristol and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Southville 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 Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Southville Primary School has three classes per year, and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Southville Primary School ranks in the top 14% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 27% of schools.
The Southville Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately and are co-ordinated by topic, with cross-curricular linking. 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 residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for languages.
Sport at Southville Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Southville 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 7.45am to 4.45pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Southville Primary School
Ss Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School, Redland (1.5 miles); St Bonaventure’s Catholic Primary School, Bishopston (2.4 miles); Westbury Park School (2.4 miles).
Queen Elizabeth’s Hospital (2.7 miles); Clifton College, Upper School (3.3 miles); Bristol Grammar School (3.3 miles).
St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School (1.1 miles); Montpelier High School (3 miles); Bristol Cathedral Choir School (3.1 miles).