Petersham Road, Petersham, Richmond, Surrey TW10 7AH
10 reasons to choose The Russell Primary School
Main point of differentiation
The Russell Primary School is a one-form entry school and one of the best state primary schools in Richmond and Kew, ranking in the top 15% of schools in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. (read the area review here)
The Russell Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2014) inspection.
Average class size
The Russell Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that The Russell Primary School ranks in the top 20% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 19% of schools. Most pupils go on to Grey Court School at the end of Year 6.
The The Russell Primary School curriculum
School curriculum is subject-focussed and 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, outdoor lessons for all year groups and residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for music.
Sport at The Russell Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Gold Award.
The Arts at The Russell Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and orchestra. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near The Russell Primary School
Kingston Grammar School (2.6 miles); St Catherine’s School, Twickenham (2.8 miles); Canbury School (2.9 miles).
Grey Court School (0.8 miles); Christ’s Church of England Comprehensive Secondary School (1.2 miles); The Tiffin Girls’ School (1.4 miles).