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St. Peters Street, Maidstone, ME16 0SN | Primary Schools

Compared to other places, the availability and standards of local primary schools are good

St. Peters Street has 6 state primary schools within a reasonable walking distance and a further 14 within driving distance. There are also several options for private education locally.

Ofsted rating
Number of Schools within walking / driving distance
Outstanding

1 within a 15 minute walk

5 more within driving distance

Good

4 within a 15 minute walk

8 more within driving distance

Requires improvement

1 within a 15 minute walk

1 more within driving distance

Inadequate

0 within a 15 minute walk

0 more within driving distance

Brunswick House Primary School

  • Ages 5-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2018
0.4miles 8 mins walk
Good
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Brunswick House Primary School is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 8 minutes walk. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 5 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the better schools in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

St Michael's Church of England Infant School Maidstone

  • Ages 5-7 , Mixed
  • Rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2014
0.5miles 10 mins walk
Outstanding
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St Michael's Church of England Infant School Maidstone is a state school that is rated outstanding by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 10 min walk. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 5 and 7 of Church of England faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be the best in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Archbishop Courtenay Primary School

  • Ages 4-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Requires improvement by Ofsted in 2019
0.7miles 13 mins walk
Requires improvement
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Archbishop Courtenay Primary School is a state school that by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 15 min walk/2 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 4 and 11 of Church of England faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the worst in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Valley Invicta Primary School At East Borough

  • Ages 4-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2015
0.7miles 14 mins walk
Good
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Valley Invicta Primary School At East Borough is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 15 min walk/2 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 4 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the better schools in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

St Paul's Infant School

  • Ages 5-7 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2016
0.8miles 3 mins drive
Good
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St Paul's Infant School is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 15 min walk/3 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 5 and 7, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the poorer performing schools in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

South Borough Primary School

  • Ages 3-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2018
0.9miles 3 mins drive
Good
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South Borough Primary School is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 3 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 3 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the poorer performing schools in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

St Francis' Catholic Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ages 5-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2018
0.9miles 3 mins drive
Good
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St Francis' Catholic Primary School, Maidstone is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 3 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 5 and 11 of Roman Catholic faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the poorer performing schools in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Palace Wood Primary School

  • Ages 4-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2017
1.1miles 4 mins drive
Good
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Palace Wood Primary School is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 4 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 4 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the poorer performing schools in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

West Borough Primary School

  • Ages 3-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2017
1.2miles 4 mins drive
Good
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West Borough Primary School is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 4 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 3 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the poorer performing schools in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Park Way Primary School

  • Ages 4-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2018
1.2miles 4 mins drive
Good
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Park Way Primary School is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 4 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 4 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the worst in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Allington Primary School

  • Ages 5-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2008
1.3miles 4 mins drive
Outstanding
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Allington Primary School is a state school that is rated outstanding by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 4 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 5 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the best in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Sandling Primary School

  • Ages 4-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2016
1.3miles 4 mins drive
Good
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Sandling Primary School is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 4 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 4 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the worst in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Jubilee Primary School

  • Ages 4-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2017
1.4miles 5 mins drive
Outstanding
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Jubilee Primary School is a state school that is rated outstanding by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 5 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 4 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the best in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Maidstone, St John's Church of England Primary School

  • Ages 4-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2015
1.5miles 5 mins drive
Outstanding
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Maidstone, St John's Church of England Primary School is a state school that is rated outstanding by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 5 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 4 and 11 of Church of England faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the best in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Tiger Primary School

  • Ages 4-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Requires improvement by Ofsted in 2019
1.9miles 6 mins drive
Requires improvement
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Tiger Primary School is a state school that by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 6 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 4 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be the worst in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Greenfields Community Primary School

  • Ages 3-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2019
1.9miles 7 mins drive
Good
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Greenfields Community Primary School is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 7 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 3 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the worst in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Brunswick House Primary School

  • Ages 5-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2018
0.4miles 8 mins walk
Good
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Brunswick House Primary School is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 8 minutes walk. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 5 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the better schools in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Maidstone, St Michael's Church of England Junior School

  • Ages 7-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2018
0.5miles 10 mins walk
Good
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Maidstone, St Michael's Church of England Junior School is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 10 min walk. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 7 and 11 of Church of England faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the better schools in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Archbishop Courtenay Primary School

  • Ages 4-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Requires improvement by Ofsted in 2019
0.7miles 13 mins walk
Requires improvement
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Archbishop Courtenay Primary School is a state school that by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 15 min walk/2 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 4 and 11 of Church of England faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the worst in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Valley Invicta Primary School At East Borough

  • Ages 4-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2015
0.7miles 14 mins walk
Good
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Valley Invicta Primary School At East Borough is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 15 min walk/2 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 4 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the better schools in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

North Borough Junior School

  • Ages 7-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2018
0.8miles 15 mins walk
Good
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North Borough Junior School is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 15 min walk/3 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 7 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the better schools in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

South Borough Primary School

  • Ages 3-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2018
0.9miles 3 mins drive
Good
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South Borough Primary School is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 3 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 3 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the poorer performing schools in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

St Francis' Catholic Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ages 5-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2018
0.9miles 3 mins drive
Good
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St Francis' Catholic Primary School, Maidstone is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 3 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 5 and 11 of Roman Catholic faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the poorer performing schools in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Palace Wood Primary School

  • Ages 4-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2017
1.1miles 4 mins drive
Good
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Palace Wood Primary School is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 4 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 4 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the poorer performing schools in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

West Borough Primary School

  • Ages 3-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2017
1.2miles 4 mins drive
Good
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West Borough Primary School is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 4 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 3 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the poorer performing schools in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Park Way Primary School

  • Ages 4-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2018
1.2miles 4 mins drive
Good
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Park Way Primary School is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 4 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 4 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the worst in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Allington Primary School

  • Ages 5-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2008
1.3miles 4 mins drive
Outstanding
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Allington Primary School is a state school that is rated outstanding by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 4 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 5 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the best in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Sandling Primary School

  • Ages 4-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2016
1.3miles 4 mins drive
Good
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Sandling Primary School is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 4 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 4 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the worst in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Jubilee Primary School

  • Ages 4-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2017
1.4miles 5 mins drive
Outstanding
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Jubilee Primary School is a state school that is rated outstanding by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 5 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 4 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the best in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Maidstone, St John's Church of England Primary School

  • Ages 4-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2015
1.5miles 5 mins drive
Outstanding
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Maidstone, St John's Church of England Primary School is a state school that is rated outstanding by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 5 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 4 and 11 of Church of England faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the best in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Tiger Primary School

  • Ages 4-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Requires improvement by Ofsted in 2019
1.9miles 6 mins drive
Requires improvement
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Tiger Primary School is a state school that by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 6 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 4 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be the worst in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Greenfields Community Primary School

  • Ages 3-11 , Mixed
  • Rated Good by Ofsted in 2019
1.9miles 7 mins drive
Good
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Greenfields Community Primary School is a state school that is rated good by Ofsted. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 7 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 3 and 11, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Based on Ofsted inspections and exam performances from schools that this data is available for, this school appears to be one of the worst in the area. However we do not have data available for all schools in your area, so we recommend that you make your own enquiries to establish the performance of those schools where the data is missing. In terms of performance, pupils at this school perform around the national average in Maths and English SATs

Bower Grove School

  • Ages 5-16 , Mixed
  • Rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2019
1.4miles 5 mins drive
Outstanding
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Bower Grove School is a state school that is rated outstanding by Ofsted catering for pupils with special educational needs. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 5 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 5 and 16, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.

Five Acre Wood School

  • Ages 2-19 , Mixed
  • Rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2019
1.9miles 6 mins drive
Outstanding
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Five Acre Wood School is a state school that is rated outstanding by Ofsted catering for pupils with special educational needs. You can read their report in full on the Ofsted site. The school is approximately 6 minutes drive. This is a mixed school accepting pupils between the ages of 2 and 19, with no particular emphasis placed on faith.