Plaw Hatch Close, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire CM23 5BJ
10 reasons to choose Summercroft Primary School
Summercroft Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Bishop’s Stortford and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Summercroft Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. It is a Single Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection.
Average class size
Summercroft Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Summercroft Primary School ranks in the top 4% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 6% of schools.
The Summercroft Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Maths and English are taught separately, but foundation subjects, such as geography and history, are taught as half-termly topics with cross-curricular links to develop skills. 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 from Year 4.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Summercroft Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Summercroft Primary School
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.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.30pm provided on site by an external contractor.
Find another school near Summercroft Primary School
St Michael’s Church of England Primary School, Bishop’s Stortford (0.9 miles); Thorley Hill Primary School (1.3 miles); St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Bishop’s Stortford (1.3 miles).
Bishop’s Stortford College (1.4 miles); The Christian School, Takeley (3.6 miles); Saint Nicholas School (8.5 miles).
Hockerill Anglo-European College (0.8 miles); The Hertfordshire & Essex High School and Science College (1.1 miles); St Mary’s Catholic School (1.4 miles).