Chapel Green, Crowborough, East Sussex TN6 2LB
10 reasons to choose St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Crowborough
Main point of differentiation
St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Crowborough is one of the best state primary schools in the Crowborough and Wadhurst area, ranking in the top 15% in the country with a Schoolsmith Score® of 69.
St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Crowborough is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) 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 Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Crowborough has one class per year, and an average class size of 31 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Crowborough ranks in the top 36% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 18% of schools.
The St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Crowborough curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, Spanish. The curriculum is subject based, and where appropriate, organised in topics, with some cross-curricular projects. 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, Forest School for all year groups and a residential trip for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Crowborough
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Crowborough
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 day is 8.45am to 3.15pm, though clubs can extend the day to 4.20pm.
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