Back Lane, Aldbourne, Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 2BP
10 reasons to choose St Michael's Church of England School, Aldbourne
St Michael’s Church of England School, Aldbourne has a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It is one of the best state primary schools in Marlborough and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 10 miles.
St Michael’s Church of England School, Aldbourne 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 (2016) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
St Michael’s Church of England School, Aldbourne has one class per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Michael’s Church of England School, Aldbourne ranks in the top 3% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 12% of schools.
The St Michael's Church of England School, Aldbourne curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately and are organised by topics, with cross-curricular linking where appropriate. 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 residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at St Michael's Church of England School, Aldbourne
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 Michael's Church of England School, Aldbourne
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 7.45am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near St Michael's Church of England School, Aldbourne
Marlborough College (8 miles); St Gabriel’s School (17.6 miles); St Michael’s School, Newbury (18.2 miles).
St John’s Marlborough (8.3 miles); Royal Wootton Bassett Academy (14.4 miles); St Bartholomew’s School (16.3 miles).