Barclay Road, Plaistow, London E13 8SA
10 reasons to choose Tollgate Primary School
Tollgate Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It is one of the best state primary schools in Plaistow and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 0.5 miles.
Tollgate Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 8 members of The Boleyn Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Tollgate 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 Tollgate Primary School ranks in the top 2% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 13% of schools.
The Tollgate Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes chess, PSHE, French, Mandarin. Subjects are taught separately with some cross-curricular links. British Council’s International School Award for international learning activities. 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 specialist teaching for languages, music and sport.
Sport at Tollgate Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Tollgate Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and an orchestra of 56 players. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.30am to 3.00pm. Breakfast club from 7.45am and after school clubs may extend the day to 4.00pm.
Find another school near Tollgate Primary School
River House Montessori School (3.3 miles); Blackheath High School (4.7 miles).
Brampton Manor Academy (1 mile); St Bonaventure’s RC School (1.7 miles); St Angela’s Ursuline School (2 miles).