Pilgrims Close, Valley Park, Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire SO53 4ST
10 reasons to choose St Francis Church of England Primary School
Main point of differentiation
St Francis Church of England Primary School is the joint highest scoring state primary school in the Chandler’s Ford with a Schoolsmith Score® of 71.
St Francis Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2011) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
St Francis Church of England Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 31 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Francis Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 8% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 24% of schools.
The St Francis Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, Spanish. Subjects are taught separately, with cross-curricular linking where appropriate. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club. In recent years the school has enjoyed national tournament success in science.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at St Francis Church of England 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 St Francis Church of England 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.
Out of school hours care from 7.35am to 5.55pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near St Francis Church of England Primary School
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