Exeter Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 2SG
10 reasons to choose St Osmund's Catholic Primary School, Salisbury
St Osmund’s Catholic Primary School, Salisbury has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Salisbury and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
St Osmund’s Catholic Primary School, Salisbury is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) 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 (2014) inspection. It is one of the 20 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Wiltshire LEA.
Average class size
St Osmund’s Catholic Primary School, Salisbury has one class per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Osmund’s Catholic Primary School, Salisbury ranks in the top 1% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 4% of schools. Most pupils go on to St Joseph’s High School at the end of Year 6. 20% go on to academically selective private & state schools.
The St Osmund's Catholic Primary School, Salisbury curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately and co-ordinated by topic, with cross-curricular linking when 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 and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at St Osmund's Catholic Primary School, Salisbury
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at St Osmund's Catholic Primary School, Salisbury
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 hours are from 8.55am to 3.15pm though after school clubs may extend the day.
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