Beckenham Lane, Bromley, Kent BR2 0DA
10 reasons to choose Valley Primary School
Valley Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Bromley and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Valley 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 6 members of Connect Schools Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2014) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Valley Primary School usually 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 Valley Primary School ranks in the top 11% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 7% of schools.
The Valley Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, German. Core subjects are taught separately, but foundation subjects, such as geography and history, are taught as half-termly International Primary Curriculum topics with cross-curricular links to other subjects. School has a Speech, Language and Communication Resource Centre for 30 children. 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 and Forest School to Year 3.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Valley 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 Valley Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Valley Primary School
Bishop Challoner School (0.6 miles); Babington House School (2.4 miles); Bromley High School (2.5 miles).
Bullers Wood School (1.6 miles); The Ravensbourne School (1.7 miles); Langley Park School for Girls (2.5 miles).