Mercer Close, Thames Ditton, Surrey KT7 0BS
10 reasons to choose Thames Ditton Junior School
Thames Ditton Junior School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 72. It is one of the best state primary schools in Thames Ditton and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Thames Ditton Junior School is a state junior school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 7 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 3 members of Hinchley Wood Learning Partnership. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2014) inspection.
Average class size
Thames Ditton Junior School has three classes per year, and an average class size of 31 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Thames Ditton Junior School ranks in the top 9% 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. Pupils go on to one of 10 secondary schools. 70-75% go to Hinchley Wood or Esher High School and 25-30% go on to academically selective private & state schools.
The Thames Ditton Junior School curriculum
School curriculum is subject based, rather than topic-based, with some cross-curricular linking. It also includes PSHE, French. The school offers each pupil over 5 different 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 specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Thames Ditton Junior School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Thames Ditton Junior School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and an instrument ensemble. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Thames Ditton Junior School
Surbiton High School (1.6 miles); Hampton Court House School (1.7 miles); London Tutorial College (2.1 miles).
Hinchley Wood School (0.7 miles); The Hollyfield School and Sixth Form Centre (1.9 miles); Tiffin School (2.7 miles).