Whitehill Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG4 9HT
10 reasons to choose Whitehill Junior School
Whitehill Junior School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Hitchin and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Whitehill Junior School is a state junior school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 7 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection.
Average class size
Whitehill Junior School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Whitehill Junior School ranks in the top 15% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 32% of schools.
The Whitehill Junior School curriculum
School curriculum is thematic with foundation subjects taught in a topic-based approach. It also includes PSHE, French. Primary Science Quality Mark GILT Award. 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 for Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Whitehill Junior School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in trampolining.
The Arts at Whitehill Junior 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 8.50am to 3.15pm though after school clubs may extend the day to 5.00pm.
Find another school near Whitehill Junior School
St Francis’ College (3.1 miles); St Christopher School (3.2 miles).
Hitchin Girls’ School (0.5 miles); Hitchin Boys’ School (1.1 miles); The John Henry Newman Catholic School (3.6 miles).