Stray Park, Yealmpton, Plymouth, Devon PL8 2HF
10 reasons to choose Yealmpton Primary School
Yealmpton Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Plymouth and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Yealmpton Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 27 members of Westcountry Schools Trust. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection.
Average class size
Yealmpton Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 25 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Yealmpton 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 39% of schools.
The Yealmpton Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately and are organised thematically or by half-termly topics, with cross-curricular linking. 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 for Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Yealmpton Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Yealmpton Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There may be some occasional extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.45am (school staff) to 6.00pm (external contractor).
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