Hartley Avenue, Accrington, Lancashire BB5 0NN
10 reasons to choose St Oswald's Roman Catholic Primary School, Accrington
St Oswald’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Accrington has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Accrington and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
St Oswald’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Accrington is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Outstanding 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 Lancashire LEA.
Average class size
St Oswald’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Accrington has five mixed-age classes, a nursery, and an average class size of 26 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Oswald’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Accrington ranks in the top 30% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 6% of schools.
The St Oswald's Roman Catholic Primary School, Accrington 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, visiting speakers, Forest School sessions for all pupils and a residential trip for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for music.
Sport at St Oswald's Roman Catholic Primary School, Accrington
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 Oswald's Roman Catholic Primary School, Accrington
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 3.00pm. Breakfast club from 8.00am, and after school clubs may extend the day to 4.00pm.
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