Barnehurst Close, Northumberland Heath, Erith, Kent DA8 3NL
10 reasons to choose The Barnehurst Federation of Schools
The Barnehurst Federation of Schools has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Erith and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
The Barnehurst Federation of Schools is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 10 members of The Primary First Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection.
Average class size
The Barnehurst Federation of Schools 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 The Barnehurst Federation of Schools ranks in the top 20% 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.
The The Barnehurst Federation of Schools curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Most subjects are taught separately, but some foundation subjects, such as geography and history, are taught within termly Global Citizenship themes with cross-curricular links to other subjects. 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 Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for music and sport.
Sport at The Barnehurst Federation of Schools
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 The Barnehurst Federation of Schools
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 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near The Barnehurst Federation of Schools
Bursted Wood Primary School (1 mile); St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Crayford (1.6 miles); St Paulinus Church of England Primary School, Crayford (1.6 miles).
Farringtons School (6.2 miles); Blackheath High School (7.1 miles); Colfe’s School (7.1 miles).
Erith Secondary School (0.5 miles); Townley Grammar School (2.2 miles); Beths Grammar School (2.3 miles).