Hexham Road, Throckley, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE15 9DY
10 reasons to choose Throckley Primary School
Throckley Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It is one of the best state primary schools in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Throckley Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It is a foundation school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2013) inspection.
Average class size
Throckley Primary School has nine classes from Reception, some mixed-age, and an average class size of 26 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Throckley Primary School ranks in the top 3% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 1% of schools.
The Throckley 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 in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Throckley 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 Throckley Primary 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 7.30am to 5.45pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Throckley Primary School
Dame Allan’s Senior School (5.1 miles); Westfield School (6.4 miles); Newcastle School for Boys (7 miles).
Walbottle Campus (1.4 miles); St Thomas More Catholic School (3.9 miles); St Cuthbert’s High School (4 miles).