Whitefriars Avenue, Wealdstone, Harrow, Middlesex HA3 5RQ
10 reasons to choose Whitefriars School
Whitefriars School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Harrow and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Whitefriars School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 2 members of Heathland Whitefriars Federation. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2018) inspection. Reception places are sometimes oversubscribed, on first preference.
Average class size
Whitefriars School has three classes per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Whitefriars School ranks in the top 35% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 21% of schools.
The Whitefriars School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, philosophy, Spanish. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. Accredited ‘Thinking School’. 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 Forest School to Year 2.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Whitefriars 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 Whitefriars 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 7.45am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near Whitefriars School
Harrow School (2.8 miles); John Lyon School (2.9 miles); Immanuel College (3.5 miles).
The Sacred Heart Language College (0.4 miles); Bentley Wood High School (1.9 miles); Nower Hill High School (2 miles).