Symondsbury, Bridport, Dorset DT6 6HD
10 reasons to choose Symondsbury Church of England Primary School
Symondsbury Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Bridport and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 10 miles.
Symondsbury Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2020) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Symondsbury Church of England Primary School has four mixed-age classes and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Symondsbury Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 35% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average. Most pupils go on to The Sir John Colfox School at the end of Year 6.
The Symondsbury Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, Spanish. Subjects are taught separately and are organised by topics, with cross-curricular linking where appropriate. 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, Forest School for all year groups 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 Symondsbury Church of England Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Symondsbury Church of England 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 8.00am to 4.30pm.
Find another school near Symondsbury Church of England Primary School
Leweston School (21.7 miles); Sherborne School for Girls (22.8 miles).
The Woodroffe School (9.1 miles); Colyton Grammar School (15.4 miles); The Thomas Hardye School (16.4 miles).