Havana Road, Wimbledon, London SW19 8EJ
10 reasons to choose Wimbledon Park Primary School
Main point of differentiation
Wimbledon Park Primary School is one of the best state primary schools in Wimbledon, ranking 12th in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 74. It is notable for its knowledge-based curriculum, and it also has one of the best arts and sports programmes among local primary schools. (read the area review here)
Wimbledon Park Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school is federated with West Wimbledon Primary School in the Wimbledon Primary Federation. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection. It is one of the 5 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Merton LEA.
Average class size
Wimbledon Park Primary School has three classes per year, and an average class size of 28 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Wimbledon Park Primary School ranks in the top 7% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 4% of schools. Pupils go on to one of 20 schools at the end of Year 6. St Cecilia’s School and Ricards Lodge High School account for 40% of leavers, grammar schools for 10-15% and independent schools also for 10-15%.
The Wimbledon Park Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. The school teaches a ‘knowledge-based’ curriculum where subjects are taught discretely from Years 1 to 6. 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 specialist teaching for languages and music.
Sport at Wimbledon Park 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 Wimbledon Park Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Two choirs and some instrument ensembles. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.40am to 3.15/3.30pm. Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.15pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Wimbledon Park Primary School
Emanuel School (1.9 miles); Wimbledon High School (1.9 miles); King’s College School, Wimbledon (2.4 miles).
Ricards Lodge High School (1 mile); Burntwood School (1.5 miles); Ashcroft Technology Academy (1.6 miles).