Stanstead Road, Hertford SG13 7HQ
10 reasons to choose Wheatcroft Primary School
Wheatcroft Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Hertford and one of the 5 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
Wheatcroft Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2014) inspection.
Average class size
Wheatcroft Primary School has nine classes from Reception, some mixed-age, and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Wheatcroft Primary School achieves attainment results that are around the national average. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The Wheatcroft Primary School curriculum
School curriculum is subject based with some cross-curricular projects. It also includes PSHE, French. Accredited with the British Council’s International School Award for its international learning activities. 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, Forest School for all year groups and residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Wheatcroft 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 Wheatcroft 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.
School hours are from 8.45am to 3.15pm though after school clubs may extend the day.
Find another school near Wheatcroft Primary School
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