Oxford Road, Waterloo, Liverpool L22 8QF
10 reasons to choose St Edmund's and St Thomas' Catholic Primary School, Waterloo
St Edmund’s and St Thomas’ Catholic Primary School, Waterloo has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the 7 best state primary schools in Sefton and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
St Edmund’s and St Thomas’ Catholic Primary School, Waterloo is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic voluntary aided faith 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
St Edmund’s and St Thomas’ Catholic Primary School, Waterloo has nine classes from Reception, some mixed-age, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Edmund’s and St Thomas’ Catholic Primary School, Waterloo achieves attainment results that are around the national average. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The St Edmund's and St Thomas' Catholic Primary School, Waterloo curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. 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 and residential trips for Years 4 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at St Edmund's and St Thomas' Catholic Primary School, Waterloo
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in trampolining.
The Arts at St Edmund's and St Thomas' Catholic Primary School, Waterloo
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 3.05pm though after school clubs may extend the day.
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