Godly Lane, Rishworth, Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire HX6 4QR
10 reasons to choose St John's Primary School In Rishworth
St John’s Primary School In Rishworth has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Sowerby Bridge and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
St John’s Primary School In Rishworth is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Church of England academy converter faith school. It is a Single Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection. It is one of the 10 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Calderdale LEA.
Average class size
St John’s Primary School In Rishworth has five mixed-age classes and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St John’s Primary School In Rishworth ranks in the top 5% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 13% of schools.
The St John's Primary School In Rishworth curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
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 specialist teaching for languages.
Sport at St John's Primary School In Rishworth
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 John's Primary School In Rishworth
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 7.30am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near St John's Primary School In Rishworth
The Greetland Academy (4.8 miles); Slaithwaite Church of England Junior & Infant School (5.9 miles); Parkinson Lane Community Primary School (6.2 miles).
Rishworth School (0.5 miles); Huddersfield Grammar School (7.5 miles).
The Crossley Heath School (6 miles); Greenhead College (8.3 miles); Hollingworth Academy (8.5 miles).