Browning Drive, Winchester, Hampshire SO22 5AR
10 reasons to choose Western Church of England Primary School
Main point of differentiation
Western Church of England Primary School is one of the best state primary schools in Winchester, ranking in the top 4-5% in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It has a skills-based curriculum.
Western Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary controlled faith school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2011) inspection.
Average class size
Western Church of England Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Western Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 8% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 24% of schools.
The Western Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Outside the core, subjects are taught through a skills-based, enquiry and cross-curricular approach. 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 Western Church of England 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 Western Church of England Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Two choirs. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Western Church of England Primary School
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