Springfield Road, Sale, Cheshire M33 7XS
10 reasons to choose Springfield Primary School
Springfield Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It is one of the best state primary schools in Sale and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Springfield 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 (2021) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Springfield Primary School has three classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Springfield Primary School ranks in the top 5% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 11% of schools.
The Springfield Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. Core subjects are taught separately, but foundation subjects, such as geography, history, art and DT are taught as half-termly ‘Thinking Actively in a Social Context’ 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 residential trips for Years 4 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Springfield 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 Springfield Primary School
There is provision for music, art, DT, drama, and dance, though usually as part of an integrated topic or another subject. Choir and orchestra. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Springfield Primary School
Kassim Darwish Grammar School for Boys (4.2 miles); St Bede’s College (4.5 miles); Withington Girls’ School (5.4 miles).
Sale Grammar School (0.8 miles); Ashton-on-Mersey School (1.3 miles); Stretford Grammar School (2.1 miles).