St George's Way, Thornton Hough, Wirral, Merseyside CH63 1JJ
10 reasons to choose Thornton Hough Primary School
Thornton Hough Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 72. It is one of the 12 best state primary schools on The Wirral and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Thornton Hough Primary 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 (2011) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Thornton Hough Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 26 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Thornton Hough Primary 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 6% of schools.
The Thornton Hough Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. 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 and a residential trip for Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Thornton Hough Primary School
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 Thornton Hough Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Two choirs and an orchestra. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 5.45pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Thornton Hough Primary School
Birkenhead School (5.7 miles); Christian Fellowship School (9.3 miles).
Wirral Grammar School for Boys (3.1 miles); Wirral Grammar School for Girls (3.2 miles); St John Plessington Catholic College (4.2 miles).