Mill Lane, Walney, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria LA14 3XY
10 reasons to choose Vickerstown School
Vickerstown School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Barrow-in-Furness and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 3 miles.
Vickerstown School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 2 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 3 members of South Cumbria Multi-Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2013) inspection.
Average class size
Vickerstown School has one class per year, and an average class size of 26 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Vickerstown School ranks in the top 23% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 2% of schools.
The Vickerstown School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. 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 residential trips for Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for music.
Sport at Vickerstown School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Gold Award.
The Arts at Vickerstown School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.30am to 3.00pm though after school clubs may extend the day to 4.00pm.
Find another school near Vickerstown School
Rossall School, Junior School (16.7 miles).
St Columba’s Catholic Primary School, Barrow-in-Furness (0.5 miles); Yarlside Academy (2.7 miles); St Mary’s Catholic Primary School, Ulverston (8.3 miles).
Rossall School (17.2 miles); Windermere School (23.8 miles).
Chetwynde School (3.4 miles); Dowdales School (5.6 miles); Ulverston Victoria High School (10.5 miles).