Station Road, Ivybridge, Devon PL21 0AJ
10 reasons to choose The Erme Primary School
The Erme Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 67. It is one of the best state primary schools in Ivybridge and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 7 miles.
The Erme Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school is federated with two other local primary schools in the Moorsway Federation. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection.
Average class size
The Erme Primary School has four mixed-age classes and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that The Erme Primary School ranks in the top 22% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The The Erme Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately and are organised thematically or by half-termly topics, with cross-curricular linking. 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, Forest School or outdoor learning for all year groups and residential trips for Years 4, 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at The Erme Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in some sports from Year 3.
The Arts at The Erme 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 7.45am to 5.30pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near The Erme Primary School
Plymouth College (10.4 miles); Sands School (12.9 miles).
Ivybridge Community College (0.5 miles); Coombe Dean School Academy Trust (7.9 miles); Plymstock School (8.4 miles).