Stockport Road, Streatham, London SW16 5XE
10 reasons to choose Woodmansterne Primary School
Main point of differentiation
Woodmansterne Primary School is one of the best state primary schools in Balham & Streatham, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It also has one of the best arts and sports programmes among local primary schools. (read the area review here)
Woodmansterne 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 Crown Lane Primary School in the WCL Federation. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2019) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Woodmansterne Primary School usually has four classes per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Woodmansterne Primary School ranks in the top 23% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The Woodmansterne Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Outside the core subjects, foundation subjects are taught through a thematic, topic-based curriculum. UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools initiatives and environmental awareness are embedded into the curriculum. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
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 some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Woodmansterne Primary School
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 Woodmansterne Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and instrument ensemble. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Woodmansterne Primary School
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Harris Academy Merton (1 mile); Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School (1.5 miles); Graveney School (1.6 miles).