Higham Hill Road, Walthamstow, London E17 5QX
10 reasons to choose Whittingham Primary Academy
Whittingham Primary Academy has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Walthamstow and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Whittingham Primary Academy is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 89 members of United Learning Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2016) inspection.
Average class size
Whittingham Primary Academy has two classes per year, and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Whittingham Primary Academy ranks in the top 29% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 26% of schools.
The Whittingham Primary Academy curriculum
School curriculum is subject based, rather than topic-based, with some cross-curricular linking. It also includes PSHE, Spanish. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Whittingham Primary Academy
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 Whittingham Primary Academy
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 3.30pm though after school clubs may extend the day.
Find another school near Whittingham Primary Academy
Forest School, Snaresbrook (2.9 miles); North London Grammar School (Wisdom School) (3.1 miles); Normanhurst School (3.8 miles).
Walthamstow School for Girls (1.6 miles); Woodford County High School (2.9 miles); Gladesmore Community School (3.2 miles).