Warwick Road, Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL14 6LS
10 reasons to choose St Anne's Church of England Primary School, Bishop Auckland
St Anne’s Church of England Primary School, Bishop Auckland has a Schoolsmith Score® of 67. It is one of the best state primary schools in Bishop Auckland and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
St Anne’s Church of England Primary School, Bishop Auckland is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 3 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 (2015) inspection. It is one of the 20 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Durham LEA.
Average class size
St Anne’s Church of England Primary School, Bishop Auckland has one class per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Anne’s Church of England Primary School, Bishop Auckland ranks in the top 23% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 27% of schools.
The St Anne's Church of England Primary School, Bishop Auckland curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. British Council’s International School Award for international learning activities. 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 2 and a residential trip for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at St Anne's Church of England Primary School, Bishop Auckland
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at St Anne's Church of England Primary School, Bishop Auckland
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There may be some occasional extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 9.00am to 3.30pm. Breakfast club from 8.00am and after school clubs may extend the day to 4.30pm.
Find another school near St Anne's Church of England Primary School, Bishop Auckland
Durham High School for Girls (10.2 miles); Durham School (11.7 miles); Barnard Castle School (14.8 miles).
St John’s School & Sixth Form College – A Catholic Academy (0.5 miles); Whitworth Park School and Sixth Form College (5 miles); Parkside Academy (6 miles).