Beech Park, West Hill, Ottery St Mary, Devon EX11 1UQ
10 reasons to choose West Hill Primary School
West Hill Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 71. It is one of the best state primary schools in Ottery St Mary and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
West Hill Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a foundation school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection. It is one of the 20 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Devon LEA.
Average class size
West Hill Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 31 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that West Hill Primary School ranks in the top 5% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The West Hill Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately and are co-ordinated by topic with cross-curricular linking. 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 speaker, Forest School to Year 1 and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at West Hill 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 West Hill Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and orchestra. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 9.00am to 3.30pm though after school clubs may extend the day.
Find another school near West Hill Primary School
Tipton St John Church of England Primary School (2.4 miles); Newton Poppleford Primary School (4.4 miles); Woodbury Salterton Church of England Primary School (5.1 miles).
St John’s School, Sidmouth (5.9 miles); Exeter School (9.3 miles).
The King’s School (1.9 miles); St Peter’s Church of England Aided School (8.1 miles); Colyton Grammar School (16.2 miles).