School Road, Nomansland, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP5 2BY
10 reasons to choose The New Forest Church of England Primary School
The New Forest Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Salisbury and one of the 9 best independent or state primaries within 10 miles.
The New Forest Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It is a Church of England academy converter faith school. The school is one of the 9 members of Magna Learning Partnership.
Average class size
The New Forest Church of England Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 19 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that The New Forest Church of England Primary School achieves above average attainment results. 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 ten secondary schools, but the majority of pupils go on to The Trafalgar School.
The The New Forest Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately and are organised by topics, with cross-curricular linking where appropriate. 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 and residential trips in Years 4 and 6. ‘Forest Fridays’ take the science, and PE curriculum outdoors for all year groups. The school also has an Eco Schools Green Flag accreditation.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at The New Forest Church of England Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at The New Forest Church of England Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and orchestra. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.55am to 3.15pm. Breakfast club from 7.30am and after school clubs may extend the day to 4.15pm.
Find another school near The New Forest Church of England Primary School
Embley (6.3 miles); New Forest Small School (8.8 miles); Moyles Court School (10 miles).
The Burgate School and Sixth Form (9.4 miles); Bishop Wordsworth’s Grammar School (12.3 miles); South Wilts Grammar School for Girls (12.8 miles).