Common Lane, Whittington, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS14 9LG
10 reasons to choose Whittington Primary School
Whittington Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Lichfield and one of the 15 best independent or state primaries within 10 miles.
Whittington Primary School 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 17 members of John Taylor MAT. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2014) inspection.
Average class size
Whittington Primary School has nine classes from Reception, some mixed-age, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Whittington Primary School ranks in the top 21% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 35% of schools.
The Whittington Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, German. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. 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 residential trips from Year 4.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for languages.
Sport at Whittington Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Gold Award.
The Arts at Whittington 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 7.30am to 5.45pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Whittington Primary School
Lichfield Cathedral School, Middle & Junior Schools (7.3 miles); Highclare Preparatory School (12 miles).
Lichfield Cathedral School (3.7 miles); Highclare School (11.9 miles); Hydesville Tower School (12.5 miles).
The Arthur Terry School (7.9 miles); John Taylor High School (8 miles); Erasmus Darwin Academy (8.3 miles).