There are currently over 20,000 primary schools across the UK. Every year The Times newspaper looks at each school and ranks them based on their combined average score achieved in the reading, mathematics and grammar, punctuation and spelling key stage 2 tests.
Sixteen primary schools from Richmond upon Thames schools have made it to their top 500.
Coming in at 34 is Marshgate Primary School in Richmond, closely followed by Barnes Primary and Holy Trinity C of E.
The full local list is:
|34||Marshgate Primary School|
|63=||Barnes Primary School|
|138||Holy Trinity C of E Primary School, Richmond|
|155=||St Elizabeth’s RC Primary School, Richmond|
|181||The Vineyard School|
|183||Hampton Junior School|
|198=||Sheen Mount Primary School|
|200=||St Stephen’s C of E Primary School, Twickenham|
|202=||St Mary Magdalen’s RC Primary School, Mortlake|
|221=||Bishop Perrin C of E Primary School|
|253||St Mary’s C of E Primary School, Twickenham|
|322=||Meadlands Primary School|
|322=||St Osmund’s RC Primary School, Barnes|
|348=||St Edmund’s RC Primary School, Twickenham|
|445=||St James’s RC Primary School, Twickenham|
|489=||The Queen’s C of E Primary School, Kew|
All of those schools are either Outstanding or Good.
Cllr Penny Frost, Chair of the Education and Children’s Services Committee, said:
“Once again, our borough’s schools are showing that we are best in class…quite literally. It shows, that despite tight financial constraints, our schools continue to deliver first-class education and strive to continue to do the best for every pupil.”
– from a Richmond Council press release - 10 December 2019