Friars Stile Road, Richmond, Surrey TW10 6NE
10 reasons to choose The Vineyard School
Main point of differentiation
The Vineyard School is one of the best state primary schools in Richmond and Kew, ranking in the top 150 schools in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It also has one of the better sports programmes among local primary schools. (read the area review here)
The Vineyard 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 was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2013) inspection. It is one of the 5 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Richmond upon Thames LEA.
Average class size
The Vineyard School has three classes 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 Vineyard School ranks in the top 4% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 12% of schools. Pupils go on to one of 20 secondary schools with around 50% going to Grey Court or Waldegrave Schools. 25% go to academically selective private & state schools.
The The Vineyard School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are usually taught separately, though there is some 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 to Year 2 and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for languages, music and sport.
Sport at The Vineyard School
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 Vineyard 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 8.00am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near The Vineyard School
St Catherine’s School, Twickenham (2.1 miles); Radnor House, Twickenham (2.3 miles); Kew House School (2.9 miles).
Christ’s Church of England Comprehensive Secondary School (0.6 miles); Orleans Park School (1.3 miles); Grey Court School (1.7 miles).