Thornhill Road, Islington, London N1 1HX
10 reasons to choose Thornhill Primary School
Thornhill Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Islington and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Thornhill Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) 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 (2022) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Thornhill Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Thornhill Primary School ranks in the top 8% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 9% of schools.
The Thornhill Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. The ‘Thornhill Learning Toolbox’ is a skills-based, child-centred approach. 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 and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Thornhill Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Thornhill Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There are also The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 8.00am (school staff) to 6.00pm (external contractor).
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