Tunstall Road, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 1YG
10 reasons to choose Tunstall Church of England Primary School
Tunstall Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Sittingbourne and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Tunstall Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Tunstall Church of England Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Tunstall Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 24% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 34% of schools.
The Tunstall Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, but humanities, computing, music, art and DT are co-ordinated as cross-curricular topics through the ‘Discovery Curriculum’. 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, Forest School for all year groups and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for languages, music and sport.
Sport at Tunstall Church of England 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 Tunstall Church of England Primary School
There is provision for music, art, DT, drama, and dance, though usually as part of an integrated topic or another subject. Choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Tunstall Church of England Primary School
Rodmersham School (1 mile); Borden Church of England Primary School (2.1 miles); Milstead and Frinsted Church of England Primary School (2.5 miles).
Sutton Valence School (11.4 miles); Rochester Independent College (11.4 miles); The King’s School, Rochester (11.9 miles).
Highsted Grammar School (1 mile); Borden Grammar School (1.2 miles); Westlands School (2.7 miles).