Pamber End, Tadley, Hampshire RG26 5QD
10 reasons to choose The Priory Primary School
Main point of differentiation
The Priory Primary School is one of the best state primary schools in Basingstoke, ranking in the top 15% in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 67.
The Priory Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. It is a Single Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2020) inspection. It is one of the 20 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Hampshire LEA.
Average class size
The Priory Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 26 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that The Priory Primary School ranks in the top 21% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The The Priory Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Core subjects are taught separately, but foundation subjects, such as geography and history, are taught as half-termly topics with cross-curricular links to other subjects. 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 a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at The Priory 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 Priory 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 7.30am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near The Priory Primary School
Padworth College (6 miles); Sherfield School (6 miles); St Michael’s School, Newbury (10.6 miles).
The Clere School (11 miles); Robert May’s School (11.4 miles); Kennet School (12.6 miles).