Waverley Lane, Farnham, Surrey GU9 8BQ
10 reasons to choose St Polycarp's Catholic Primary School, Farnham
St Polycarp’s Catholic Primary School, Farnham has a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It is one of the best state primary schools in Farnham and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
St Polycarp’s Catholic Primary School, Farnham is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic academy converter faith school. The school is one of the 17 members of Xavier Catholic Education Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2015) inspection.
Average class size
St Polycarp’s Catholic Primary School, Farnham has two classes 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 Polycarp’s Catholic Primary School, Farnham ranks in the top 22% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 14% of schools. Most pupils go on to All Hallows Catholic School at the end of Year 6.
The St Polycarp's Catholic Primary School, Farnham curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, Spanish. It is subject based with some cross-curricular projects. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips for Years 4 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for languages and music.
Sport at St Polycarp's Catholic Primary School, Farnham
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Platinum Award.
The Arts at St Polycarp's Catholic Primary School, Farnham
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near St Polycarp's Catholic Primary School, Farnham
Frensham Heights School (3.3 miles); St Nicholas’ School, Fleet (4.5 miles); Salesian College (6.1 miles).
Weydon School (1.5 miles); All Hallows Catholic School (2.2 miles); Court Moor School (5.7 miles).