Hampton Court Way, Thames Ditton, Surrey KT7 0LP
10 reasons to choose St Paul's Catholic Primary School, Thames Ditton
St Paul’s Catholic Primary School, Thames Ditton has a Schoolsmith Score® of 72. It is one of the best state primary schools in Thames Ditton and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
St Paul’s Catholic Primary School, Thames Ditton 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.
Average class size
St Paul’s Catholic Primary School, Thames Ditton has two classes per year, and an average class size of 23 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Paul’s Catholic Primary School, Thames Ditton ranks in the top 12% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress. Pupils go on to one of 30 secondary schools, though Salesian School accounts for 50% of leavers. 30% go on to academically selective private & state schools.
The St Paul's Catholic Primary School, Thames Ditton curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught discretely, with enquiry skills developed within, rather than across, 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 and residential trips for Years 4 and 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at St Paul's Catholic Primary School, Thames Ditton
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at St Paul's Catholic Primary School, Thames Ditton
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and orchestra. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near St Paul's Catholic Primary School, Thames Ditton
Thames Ditton Junior School (0.9 miles); Esher Church School (2 miles); St Andrew’s and St Mark’s Church of England Junior School, Surbiton (2.2 miles).
Hampton Court House School (1.4 miles); Claremont Fan Court School (2.4 miles); Surbiton High School (2.5 miles).
Hinchley Wood School (1.6 miles); The Hollyfield School and Sixth Form Centre (2.7 miles); Tiffin School (3.5 miles).