Bonham Road, Dagenham, Essex RM8 3AR
10 reasons to choose Valence Primary School
Valence Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Dagenham and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
Valence Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2014) inspection. It is one of the 5 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Barking and Dagenham LEA.
Average class size
Valence Primary School has two classes per year at the Bonham site, two classes per year rising to three at the St George’s site, and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Valence Primary School achieves above average attainment results. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average.
The Valence Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately with cross-curricular linking 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 and residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Valence Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Valence Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Valence Primary School
Immanuel School (4.9 miles).
Robert Clack School (0.6 miles); The Sydney Russell School (0.8 miles); Chadwell Heath Academy (1.6 miles).