Creswell Drive, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3AL
10 reasons to choose Unicorn Primary School
Unicorn Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Beckenham and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
Unicorn Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 5 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 4 members of Compass Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2019) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Unicorn Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Unicorn Primary School ranks in the top 16% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 20% of schools.
The Unicorn Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. English, maths, RE, PE and art are taught separately. Other foundation subjects, such as science, geography, and history, are taught as half-termly International Primary Curriculum topics with cross-curricular links to other 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, Forest School for all year groups, a sleepover for Year 3 and residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Unicorn 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 Unicorn Primary School
There is provision for music, art, DT, drama, and dance, though usually as part of an integrated topic or another subject. Choir and orchestra. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 5.55pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Unicorn Primary School
Bishop Challoner School (1.8 miles); Trinity School, Croydon (2.7 miles).
Langley Park School for Girls (0.7 miles); Langley Park School for Boys (0.7 miles); Edenham High School (1.8 miles).