Elliot Street, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 1PE
10 reasons to choose Water Street Community Primary School
Water Street Community Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Skipton and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 7 miles.
Water Street Community Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection. It is one of the 20 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the North Yorkshire LEA.
Average class size
Water Street Community Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 32 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Water Street Community 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 15% of schools.
The Water Street Community Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. 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 residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for languages and music.
Sport at Water Street Community Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Water Street Community Primary 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.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am (school staff) to 6.30pm (external contractor).
Find another school near Water Street Community Primary School
Giggleswick School (15.1 miles); Bradford Grammar School (16.4 miles); Bradford Christian School (16.7 miles).
Ermysted’s Grammar School (0.2 miles); Skipton Girls’ High School (0.4 miles); South Craven School (5.3 miles).