Barfield Crescent, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS17 8RU
10 reasons to choose Wigton Moor Primary School
Wigton Moor Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Leeds and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Wigton Moor Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2011) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Wigton Moor Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Wigton Moor Primary School ranks in the top 28% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 31% of schools. Pupils go on to one of 10-12 secondary schools at the end of Year 6, 50% to Rossett School.
The Wigton Moor Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. 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 some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Wigton Moor Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Gold Award.
The Arts at Wigton Moor Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and orchestra. There may be some occasional extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Wigton Moor Primary School
The Grammar School at Leeds (1.3 miles); Gateways School (3.7 miles); Fulneck School (9.3 miles).
Allerton High School (2.2 miles); Roundhay School (2.8 miles); Abbey Grange Church of England Academy (4.9 miles).