Goldsmith Street, Bolton, Lancashire BL3 6TR
10 reasons to choose Sunning Hill Primary School
Sunning Hill Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Bolton and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
Sunning Hill Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2013) inspection. It is one of the 10 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Bolton LEA.
Average class size
Sunning Hill Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Sunning Hill Primary School ranks in the top 12% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 4% of schools.
The Sunning Hill Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, with some cross-curricular linking. 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 a residential trip for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Sunning Hill Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Sunning Hill Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There may be some occasional extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.45am to 3.30pm. Breakfast club from 7.45am and after school club to 4.30pm.
Find another school near Sunning Hill Primary School
St Bede Church of England Primary Academy, Morris Green (0.8 miles); The Valley Community Primary School (2.2 miles); Beaumont Primary School, Ladybridge (2.3 miles).
Bolton School Boys’ Division (1.5 miles); Bolton School Girls’ Division (1.5 miles); Lord’s Independent School (2 miles).
Bolton Muslim Girls School (0.2 miles); St James’s Church of England High School (2.5 miles); Canon Slade CofE School (3.5 miles).