Johnsons Lane, Whitehall, Bristol BS5 9AT
10 reasons to choose Whitehall Primary School
Whitehall Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Bristol and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
Whitehall Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 5 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2013) inspection. It is one of the 10 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Bristol City of LEA.
Average class size
Whitehall Primary 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 Whitehall Primary School ranks in the top 18% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 16% of schools.
The Whitehall Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately and are organised thematically or by half-termly topics, with cross-curricular linking. 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 Whitehall 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 Whitehall 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 (school staff) to 5.30pm (external contractor).
Find another school near Whitehall Primary School
Brunel Field Primary School (2.2 miles); St Bonaventure’s Catholic Primary School, Bishopston (2.5 miles); Bishop Road Primary School (2.6 miles).
Collegiate Senior School (1.6 miles); Bristol Grammar School (2.7 miles); Queen Elizabeth’s Hospital (2.9 miles).
Montpelier High School (2.1 miles); St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School (2.3 miles); Cotham School (2.5 miles).