Whitecrest, Great Barr, Birmingham B43 6HQ
10 reasons to choose Whitecrest Primary School
Whitecrest Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Birmingham and one of the 18 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Whitecrest Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) 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 (2011) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Whitecrest Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Whitecrest 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 26% of schools.
The Whitecrest Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. 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, Forest School for each year group, and a biennial residential trip for all pupils in Years 1 to 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for computing and sport.
Sport at Whitecrest 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 Whitecrest 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 8.45am to 3.15pm, though after school clubs may extend the day.
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Park Hall Junior Academy (2.4 miles); St Mary’s The Mount Catholic Primary School, Walsall (3 miles); Twickenham Primary School (3.1 miles).
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