Englefield Road, Theale, Reading, Berkshire RG7 5AS
10 reasons to choose Theale Church of England Primary School
Main point of differentiation
Theale Church of England Primary School is one of the best state primary schools in Reading, ranking in the top 2-3% in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It also has one of the best arts curricula among local primary schools.
Theale Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary controlled faith school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2012) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Theale Church of England Primary School has twelve mixed-age classes, and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Theale Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 22% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 40% of schools. Most pupils go on to Theale Green School at the end of Year 6.
The Theale Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately. School has a Specialist Resource for pupils with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and a Language and Literacy Centres for KS2 dyslexia. 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 and residential trips in Years 4 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for art, languages, music and sport.
Sport at Theale Church of England Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Theale Church of England Primary School
Art, music, drama and dance are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. Choir and instrument ensemble. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.35am to 3.20pm. Breakfast club from 7.50am and after school clubs may extend the day.
Find another school near Theale Church of England Primary School
Park Lane Primary School (3 miles); St Paul’s Catholic Primary School, Tilehurst (3 miles); Burghfield St Mary’s Church of England Primary School (3.1 miles).
Bradfield College (2.4 miles); Pangbourne College (4.1 miles); Padworth College (4.5 miles).
Kendrick School (5.7 miles); Reading School (6.2 miles); Reading Girls’ School (6.3 miles).