Westwood Way, Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire LS23 6DX
10 reasons to choose St Edward's Catholic Primary School, Boston Spa
St Edward’s Catholic Primary School, Boston Spa has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Wetherby and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
St Edward’s Catholic Primary School, Boston Spa is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
St Edward’s Catholic Primary School, Boston Spa has six classes, some mixed-age, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Edward’s Catholic Primary School, Boston Spa ranks in the top 7% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 19% of schools. Most pupils go on to St John Fisher Catholic High School at the end of Year 6.
The St Edward's Catholic Primary School, Boston Spa curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic 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 and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at St Edward's Catholic Primary School, Boston Spa
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at St Edward's Catholic Primary School, Boston Spa
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 8.55am to 3.30pm though after school clubs can extend the day.
Find another school near St Edward's Catholic Primary School, Boston Spa
St Mary’s Church of England Primary School, Boston Spa (0.6 miles); Crossley Street Primary School (3.1 miles); St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Wetherby (3.5 miles).
Gateways School (6.8 miles); The Grammar School at Leeds (9.1 miles); Queen Ethelburga’s College (11.1 miles).
Tadcaster Grammar School (3.7 miles); Garforth Academy (10 miles); Allerton High School (10.5 miles).