Victoria Road, Kirkham, Preston, Lancashire PR4 2BT
10 reasons to choose The Willows Catholic Primary School, Kirkham
The Willows Catholic Primary School, Kirkham has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Preston and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
The Willows Catholic Primary School, Kirkham is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection. Reception places are sometimes oversubscribed, on first preference.
Average class size
The Willows Catholic Primary School, Kirkham has one class per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that The Willows Catholic Primary School, Kirkham ranks in the top 17% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 28% of schools.
The The Willows Catholic Primary School, Kirkham curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, French. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers, Forest School to Year 4 and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for music.
Sport at The Willows Catholic Primary School, Kirkham
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 Willows Catholic Primary School, Kirkham
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and orchestra. There may be some occasional 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 Willows Catholic Primary School, Kirkham
Freckleton Strike Lane Primary School (2.4 miles); Singleton Church of England Primary School (5.4 miles); St Nicholas Church of England Primary School, Blackpool (5.8 miles).
Kirkham Grammar School (0.3 miles); AKS Lytham (7.6 miles); Abrar Academy (8.2 miles).
St Bede’s Catholic High School (5.5 miles); Our Lady’s Catholic High School (8 miles); Hodgson Academy (8 miles).