Carrhouse Drive, Framwellgate Moor, Durham DH1 5LZ
10 reasons to choose St Godric's Roman Catholic Primary School, Durham
St Godric’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Durham has a Schoolsmith Score® of 67. It is one of the best state primary schools in Durham and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
St Godric’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Durham is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic academy converter faith school. The school is one of the 47 members of Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2021) 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 Godric’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Durham 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 Godric’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Durham ranks in the top 28% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 38% of schools.
The St Godric's Roman Catholic Primary School, Durham 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 and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at St Godric's Roman Catholic Primary School, Durham
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at St Godric's Roman Catholic Primary School, Durham
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.
Out of school hours care from 8.05am to 4.15pm.
Find another school near St Godric's Roman Catholic Primary School, Durham
St Margaret’s Church of England Primary School, Durham (2.1 miles); Red Rose Primary School (4.2 miles); Shincliffe Church of England Primary School (4.3 miles).
Durham School (2.2 miles); Durham High School for Girls (3.5 miles); Argyle House School (13.2 miles).
Framwellgate School Durham (0.3 miles); St Leonard’s Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Comprehensive School (1.2 miles); Durham Johnston Comprehensive School (1.7 miles).