Clairmont Road, Lexden, Colchester, Essex CO3 9BE
10 reasons to choose St Teresa's Catholic Primary School, Colchester
St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School, Colchester has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Colchester and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School, Colchester is a state primary school for boys and girls (40%/60%) between the ages of 5 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic academy converter faith school. The school is one of the 7 members of The Rosary Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2014) inspection.
Average class size
St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School, Colchester has one class per year, and an average class size of 31 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School, Colchester ranks in the top 14% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The St Teresa's Catholic Primary School, Colchester curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, French. It is subject based, organised by topics, and 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 a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at St Teresa's Catholic Primary School, Colchester
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at St Teresa's Catholic Primary School, Colchester
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. Breakfast club from 8.00am and after school clubs may extend the day to 4.30pm.
Find another school near St Teresa's Catholic Primary School, Colchester
Home Farm Primary School (0.5 miles); Hamilton Primary School (1.7 miles); St Thomas More’s Catholic Primary School, Colchester (2.9 miles).
St Mary’s School for Girls, Colchester (1.4 miles); Colchester Prep & High School, Senior (2.2 miles); Gosfield School (13.4 miles).
The Stanway School (1.2 miles); St Benedict’s Catholic College (1.8 miles); Colchester County High School for Girls (1.8 miles).