One of the first concerns of a parent is finding a suitable school for your children.
Luckily for you the Department for Education and Ofsted put together yearly reports where you can find out what the best schools in your area are.
The BBC quoted that the 2016 report for secondary schools is close to being published.
We take a look at a few of the best catchment areas for primary schools in the UK.
The following information is supplied by the Department for Education and Ofsted which can be found here.
Naburn Church of England Primary School
This brilliant primary school is rated the 5th best in the UK.
It rates 4 out of 4 on the Ofsted rating chart and compared against other primary schools in the UK it rates an amazing 10 out of 10.
Naburn primary school is located in a scenic small village in North Yorkshire, while being a few miles south of the large city of York.
They have also earned the Healthy School Award, which is always a plus!
The common style of households found in this area are small terraced houses and semi-detached homes.
You can read the full Ofsted report on Naburn Primary School here.
Hampden Gurney CofE Primary School
Joint 3rd on the list of primary schools in England, Hampden Primary School has a 4 out of 4 Ofsted rating and like the other top 5 schools has a 10 out of 10 primary school rating.
Located in West London, Hampden primary school has a total of 234 students evenly split, boys and girls with an average of 20 pupils per teacher.
A cultrual and socially diverse school community is found here which has earned the school awards such as the Challenge Award from the National Association for Able Children in Education.
The architectual surroundings are that of urban living as you would imagine in London. We won’t sugar coat it, the cost of a home here might be a bit out of most people’s budget!
You can read the full Ofsted report on Hampden Primary School here.
St Faith’s Church of England Primary School
The other joint 3rd primary school in the UK, St Faith Primary School is located in Hampshire. A 4 out 4 Ofsted rating and a 10 out of 10 rating amongst all primary schools in the country.
Consisting of 141 pupils this school has a ratio of 54% boys and 46% girls having on average 21 pupils per teacher.
This smaller than average primary school has won the National Healthy Schools Award.
The property that you find in this area is generally suburban terraces and semi-detached houses.
You can read the full Ofsted report on St Faith’s Primary School here.
Newton Farm Nursery, Infant and Junior School
The 2nd highest rated primary school in the country, Newton Farm School such as the others in this list has a 4 out of 4 Ofsted rating and a 10 out of 10 across primary schools in the country.
The total number of pupils in this school equate to 265, with 55% of them being boys and 45% being girls, meaning that a teacher has about 18 pupils. The surrounding area is full of young families and ethnically mixed inner city and suburban areas.
The main property type you will find here are terraced homes and flats.
You can read the full Ofsted report on Newton Farm School here.
Fox Primary School
The number one school in England, Fox Primary School is located in Kensington, London.
As you would expect the school has a perfect 4 out of 4 from Ofsted and a perfect 10 out of 10 against other schools in England.
The total number of pupils that populate this school equate to 328, with a mixture of 57% of them being boys and 43% being girls.
This leaves about 9 students per teacher, a lot more attention for your child compared to other schools on this list.
The property prices in this area shall we say… steep as the school is located in one of the richest parts of London.
Mainly a suburban area it’s filled with terraced homes and mainly flats.
You can read the full Ofsted report on Fox Primary School here.
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