Sandsend Road, Eston, Middlesbrough, Teesside TS6 8AD
10 reasons to choose Whale Hill Primary School
Whale Hill Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Middlesbrough and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Whale Hill Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 4 members of Steel River Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2021) inspection.
Average class size
Whale Hill Primary School has three classes per year, and an average class size of 22 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Whale Hill Primary School ranks in the top 22% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 3% of schools.
The Whale Hill Primary 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 from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Whale Hill Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Whale Hill 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 8.00am to 5.15pm.
Find another school near Whale Hill Primary School
St Margaret Clitherows Catholic Voluntary Academy, Middlesbrough (2.1 miles); Newcomen Primary School (4.7 miles); St Edward’s Catholic Primary School, Linthorpe (4.7 miles).
Red House School (8.4 miles); Teesside High School (10.5 miles); Yarm School (11.1 miles).
Nunthorpe Academy (3.6 miles); Sacred Heart Secondary Catholic Voluntary Academy (5 miles); Acklam Grange School (6.3 miles).