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  • #1 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    Pear Tree Community Junior School

    Pear Tree Community Junior School is a welcoming and nurturing primary school in Derby. With a student-teacher ratio of 19:1, we offer a supportive and engaging environment for children aged 7-11. Our dedicated staff and excellent resources ensure that every child receives a high-quality education. We pride ourselves on promoting respect, responsibility, and personal development. With a Good rating from Ofsted and impressive exam results, parents can trust that their child will thrive at Pear Tree Community Junior School.
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  • #2 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    Zaytouna Primary School

    Zaytouna Primary School is a co-ed Muslim school located in Derby. With a strong Islamic ethos, the school ensures the safety and well-being of its students. Although it requires improvement in certain areas, the school provides good provision in the early years and emphasizes effective reading skills. The school aims to create a nurturing environment where pupils can thrive academically and personally.
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  • #3 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    Dale Community Primary School

    Dale Community Primary School is a co-ed primary school located in Derby, East Midlands. With a student-teacher ratio of 21:1 and a strong leadership team, the school maintains a good quality of education. The school focuses on improving reading and writing skills while ensuring effective safeguarding procedures for the students' safety.
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  • #4 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    Becket Primary School

    Becket Primary School is a warm and caring primary school located in Derby, East Midlands. With an excellent student-teacher ratio of 16:1, the school provides a nurturing environment for students ages 3-11. The dedicated leadership and cohesive team ensure the overall effectiveness of the school, as evidenced by their good Ofsted rating. Pupils at Becket Primary School enjoy learning and are engaged in their activities, while also making good progress in writing, spelling, and grammar. Safety is a top priority, with a sharp focus on safeguarding. The school's commitment to addressing pupils' achievements is reflected in their average scores in maths and reading, as well as the high percentage of students achieving GCSE 4 or higher. Although the overall attendance figure remains below the national average, Becket Primary School maintains a strong reputation for providing a high quality education.
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  • #5 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    Allenton Primary School

    Allenton Primary School is a well-led and diverse co-ed school located in Derby. With its good teaching and focus on developing life skills, the school has seen improvements in attainment. However, some misconceptions remain unaddressed and the most able pupils may not always be challenged. Despite this, the school provides a safe and nurturing environment for students aged 5-11, with a student-teacher ratio of 19:1.
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  • #6 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    Redwood Primary School

    Redwood Primary School is a warm and welcoming primary school located in Sinfin, Derby. With dedicated and ambitious school leaders, the school demonstrates clear plans for improvement. The school provides a stimulating curriculum and offers high-quality nurture provision for additional needs pupils. Students at Redwood Primary School are well-prepared for secondary school, with good outcomes for pupils. The school also has a strong focus on early years development and promotes independence skills. Overall, Redwood Primary School strives to offer a nurturing and inclusive environment for students to thrive.
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  • #7 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    New Bolsover Primary and Nursery School

    New Bolsover Primary and Nursery School is a co-ed primary school located in Bolsover, East Midlands. With a student teacher ratio of 23:1, the school provides a nurturing environment for children aged 3-11. The school has a Good overall effectiveness rating from Ofsted, with strong leadership and teaching quality. Students achieve good results in maths and reading, with 6% achieving at a higher standard in all subjects. With a focus on safety and resources, New Bolsover Primary and Nursery School is committed to providing a well-rounded education for its students.
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  • #8 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    St George's Catholic Voluntary Academy

    St George's Catholic Voluntary Academy is a primary school located in Littleover, Derby. With a student-teacher ratio of 28:1, the school provides a nurturing and inclusive environment for children aged 5-11. The leadership team ensures the delivery of good quality education, while pupils make excellent progress in their academic and personal development. The school prioritizes the well-being and safety of its students and offers exceptional care and support to vulnerable children and families. However, further training is needed in mathematics to help students achieve greater depth in this subject. Overall, St George's Catholic Voluntary Academy is a welcoming and thriving school that focuses on holistic growth and achievement.
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  • #9 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    Wyndham Primary Academy

    Wyndham Primary Academy is an outstanding co-educational school located in Alvaston, Derby. With a student-teacher ratio of 23:1, the school provides a safe and engaging environment for children aged 3-11. Offering excellent academic progress, exemplary behavior, and outstanding achievement of disadvantaged pupils, Wyndham Primary Academy is dedicated to providing high-quality education and ensuring the success of every student.
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  • #10 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    Grampian Primary Academy

    Grampian Primary Academy is a highly regarded primary school located in Sinfin, Derby. Led by Mrs Melanie Murfin, the school has been providing quality education since 2012. With a student-teacher ratio of 16:1 and a strong emphasis on personalized learning, Grampian Primary Academy ensures that each child receives individual attention. The school prides itself on its inclusive environment, supporting students with special educational needs and offering free school meals to those who are eligible. With good overall effectiveness and excellent diversity, Grampian Primary Academy is dedicated to nurturing well-rounded individuals who excel academically and personally.
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  • #11 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    Stretton Handley Church of England Primary School

    Stretton Handley Church of England Primary School is a positive and nurturing community that maintains a good quality of education. With excellent pupil behavior and relationships with teachers, the school offers an attractive learning environment. It also prioritizes effective safeguarding measures and has dedicated teachers who are developing their skills and taking on leadership responsibilities. While some pupils may face challenges in specific areas, the school strives for overall achievement and provides a welcoming atmosphere for students.
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  • #12 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    Gayton Junior School

    Gayton Junior School is a primary school located in Littleover, Derby. With a dedicated leadership team and a clear sense of purpose, the school aims to provide the best educational experiences for its students. The teaching of core subjects is effective and students enjoy coming to school, behaving well and responding positively to high expectations. The school places a strong emphasis on spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, ensuring a well-rounded education for all students. Safeguarding is a priority and progress in reading has improved with new teaching methods. While there are areas for improvement, overall the school is rated as good by Ofsted.
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  • #13 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    Brookfield Primary School

    Brookfield Primary School is a welcoming and inclusive school in Langwith, East Midlands. With a student-teacher ratio of 27:1, your child will receive individual attention and support. Our dedicated staff work tirelessly to provide a safe and nurturing environment for all students. We prioritize the academic achievement of our pupils, as indicated by our Good Ofsted rating and high exam scores in maths and reading. Our inclusive culture promotes diversity and encourages learning about different cultures, races, and religions. Join us as we strive for excellence in education and prepare your child for a bright future.
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  • #14 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    Kniveton CofE Primary School

    Kniveton CofE Primary School is a Church of England primary school located in Kniveton, East Midlands. With a student teacher ratio of 17:1 and an overall grade of B-, the school provides a good quality education with outstanding results in academics. The school prioritizes personal development and offers a safe and inclusive learning environment for both boys and girls aged 5-11 years.
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  • #15 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    Fairmeadows Foundation Primary School

    Fairmeadows Foundation Primary School is a welcoming and active institution located in Newhall, South Derbyshire. With a student-teacher ratio of 22:1, our school ensures individualized attention for every child. We offer a nurturing environment where students can flourish and reach their full potential. Our school has a good overall effectiveness and quality of education according to the Ofsted report. With a focus on personal development and leadership, we aim to provide a well-rounded education. Our exam results are impressive, with high scores in maths and reading. We also have a strong focus on inclusivity, supporting students with SEN needs. Join us at Fairmeadows Foundation Primary School for an enriching and enjoyable learning experience for your child.
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  • #16 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, A Voluntary Academy

    St Joseph's Catholic Primary School is an outstanding Voluntary Academy that provides a nurturing and empowering environment for children aged 3-11. With exceptional leadership and highly skilled teachers, the school promotes excellent academic achievement, personal development, and welfare. With a focus on learning skills and problem-solving, students thrive in a safe and supportive community. The school's strong Catholic ethos ensures that children receive a well-rounded education that nurtures their faith and values. Join our welcoming community and give your child the best start in their educational journey.
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  • #17 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    Landau Forte Academy Moorhead

    Landau Forte Academy Moorhead is a co-educational primary school located in Alvaston, Derby. With a student-teacher ratio of 15:1, our dedicated staff provide a nurturing learning environment for children aged 4-11. We focus on ensuring every child receives a high-quality education and support, with a diverse student body and resources to aid their development. Although recent Ofsted reports indicate areas for improvement, our leadership and management have been rated as good. Our aim is to foster personal growth and academic success, preparing students for future challenges.
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  • #18 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    Taddington and Priestcliffe School

    Taddington and Priestcliffe School is a primary school located in Taddington, East Midlands. With a student-teacher ratio of 12:1, the school focuses on providing individual attention to its students. The school has received a Good rating from Ofsted, highlighting its effective leadership, achievement of pupils, and quality of teaching. With a strong emphasis on inclusive education, the school promotes diversity and British values. Although attendance rates are below the national average, the school ensures a safe and supportive environment for all its pupils.
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  • #19 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    Unstone Junior School

    Unstone Junior School is a primary school located in Unstone, East Midlands. With a student-teacher ratio of 18:1, our dedicated staff ensures that every child receives quality education and individual attention. We are committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment where students can thrive academically and personally. With good overall effectiveness and strong academic results in maths and reading, we prepare students for success in their educational journey. Join us at Unstone Junior School for a nurturing and engaging learning experience.
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  • #20 in Best Primary Schools in Derbyshire

    Abercrombie Primary School

    Abercrombie Primary School is a co-ed primary school located in Chesterfield, East Midlands. Led by Mrs Tracy Gannon, the school provides strong and effective leadership, resulting in improved teaching quality and outcomes for pupils. With a student-teacher ratio of 23:1, Abercrombie Primary ensures an appropriate level of challenge to help all students achieve well. The school offers a good early years provision and has achieved a good overall effectiveness rating from Ofsted. With high average scores in maths and reading, as well as a positive percentage of students achieving GCSE grades 4 or higher, Abercrombie Primary School is dedicated to providing a quality education for children aged 3-11.
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