The best primary state schools in London
Good and outstanding primary state schools in London certainly aren’t in short supply – there are 342 ‘outstanding’, state-funded primary schools in the capital to be precise.
With so many to choose from, you won’t struggle to find a state primary school that scores top marks.
Here’s the top ten of the very best primary state schools in London:
- Fox Primary School (Kensington & Chelsea)
- St Joseph’s RC Primary School (Brent)
- Thomas Jones Primary School (Kensington & Chelsea)
- Bousfield Primary School (Kensington & Chelsea)
- The Cathedral School of St Saviour and St Mary Overy (Southwark)
- The London Oratory School (Hammersmith & Fulham)
- St Peter’s Catholic Primary School (Greenwich)
- Sir Willim Burrough Primary School (Tower Hamlets)
- St John and St James Church of England Primary School (Hackney)
- Paxton Primary School (Lambeth)
You can find out more on the best state primary schools in London by reading the following resources:
- https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/schools-by-type?step=phase&geographic=all®ion=0&phase=secondary – compare the performance of schools across England against a variety of criteria.
- https://londonbestschools.com/eng/best-primary-state-schools-in-london/ – London’s top-performing primary schools based on English, maths and spelling results.
- https://www.standard.co.uk/news/education/primary-school-league-tables-2018-girls-from-inner-london-beat-rest-of-uk-a4017601.html – provides a list of primary schools in London, ranked according to the number who passed reading, writing and maths SATs.
- https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/top-20-english-state-primary-13632370 – the Sunday Times compiles an annual ‘Parent Power’ list ranking each school according to SATs results – in 2018 six of the top 10 were in London.
- https://www.portico.com/blog/vendor-advice/ofsted-outstanding-primary-schools-complete-list-and-house-price-guide-2019 – full list of London’s 342 ‘outstanding’ state-funded primary schools – together with the average property price of living near each school.