Waterfall Road, Southgate, London N14 7EG
10 reasons to choose Walker Primary School
Walker Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 72. It is one of the best state primary schools in Southgate and one of the 7 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Walker Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 10 members of Ivy Learning Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Walker Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Walker Primary School ranks in the top 5% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 12% of schools. Pupils go on to one of 15 secondary schools with 50% going on to Ashmole Academy. 30% go on to academically selective private & state schools.
The Walker Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French, Mandarin. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation 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 a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Walker 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 Walker 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 7.15am to 6.30pm provided offsite by an external contractor.
Find another school near Walker Primary School
St Monica’s Catholic Primary School, Southgate (0.8 miles); Brunswick Park Primary and Nursery School (1 mile); Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School, New Southgate (1.1 miles).
Palmers Green High School (1.2 miles); Dwight School London (1.8 miles); North London Grammar School (Wisdom School) (3.9 miles).
Ashmole Academy (1.1 miles); St Anne’s Catholic High School for Girls (1.2 miles); St Andrew the Apostle Greek Orthodox School (1.8 miles).