Finlay Avenue, Penketh, Warrington, Cheshire WA5 2PN
10 reasons to choose St Vincent's Catholic Primary School, Penketh
St Vincent’s Catholic Primary School, Penketh has a Schoolsmith Score® of 67. It is one of the best state primary schools in Warrington and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
St Vincent’s Catholic Primary School, Penketh 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 Good by Ofsted in its last (2019) inspection.
Average class size
St Vincent’s Catholic Primary School, Penketh has five classes, some mixed age, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Vincent’s Catholic Primary School, Penketh achieves attainment results that are around the national average. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The St Vincent's Catholic Primary School, Penketh curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, Spanish. It is subject based, organised by topics, and with some cross-curricular projects. 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 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at St Vincent's Catholic Primary School, Penketh
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at St Vincent's Catholic Primary School, Penketh
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There may be an occasional extra-curricular performing arts or arts & crafts club.
School hours are from 8.45am to 3.00pm though after school clubs may extend the day to 4.00pm. Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near St Vincent's Catholic Primary School, Penketh
Tower College (5.1 miles); Cransley School (10.3 miles); Christian Fellowship School (13.3 miles).
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