Pound Farm Drive, Dovercourt, Harwich, Essex CO12 4LB
10 reasons to choose Spring Meadow Primary School
Spring Meadow Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Harwich and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 7 miles.
Spring Meadow Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2014) inspection.
Average class size
Spring Meadow Primary School usually has two classes per year, with some mixed age classes, and an average class size of 25 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Spring Meadow Primary School ranks in the top 39% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 7% of schools.
The Spring Meadow Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. 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 and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Spring Meadow Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Spring Meadow 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.
School hours are from 8.50am to 3.20pm. Breakfast club from 7.30am and after school clubs may extend the day to 4.20pm.
Find another school near Spring Meadow Primary School
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