Primary Schools in Watermead
The Elmhurst School is a well-resourced primary school; all classrooms are equipped with up-to-date ICT equipment with a class set of iPads for the children to use and other learning resources. They have a dedicated adult learning space, children’s kitchen, counselling hub, sensory room and a well-stocked library. They run a breakfast club before school and an after-school reading club until 4 pm.
St Louis Catholic Primary School are a two-form entry Catholic Primary School in Aylesbury. They are a forward-thinking school aiming to instil within each child a passion and curiosity for life-long learning to equip them to achieve their true potential in a rapidly changing world. They run a breakfast club every morning from 8 am.
Bierton School is a Voluntary Controlled Co-educational Primary School catering for children between the ages of 4 and 11. The staff at Bierton are friendly and supportive and are committed to high standards of teaching and learning. The school runs a breakfast and after school club.
Buckingham Park Church of England Primary School is a large primary school serving the local community. They aim to provide a school with an outstanding education and be at the local community’s heart. The school is housed in a modern, purpose-built school building, which forms part of the central square, Jubilee Square, on Buckingham Park alongside a large community centre, public park space and local shops. The school runs a breakfast club from 7:40 am and has an after school club provided by Jonathan Page Play Centre.
Haydon Abbey is a mixed primary school only a short drive away from Watermead. The school aims to provide their children with the foundations for lifelong learning, enabling them to enrich the community.
You can find out more about primary schools in Aylesbury in our guide.
Secondary schools in Watermead
Aylesbury High School is an all-girls school in Aylesbury. The school has an outstanding Ofsted report and aims to prepare girls for life in the fast-changing world of their adulthood, ready to play an active and positive part in the local, national and international community.
Aylesbury Grammar School is an all-boys school with an outstanding reputation for achievement and learning. Their vision is to provide the finest education for all their students, rich in opportunities within an inspirational and genuinely caring environment.
Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School is Aylesbury’s only mixed-gender grammar school and they believe that this helps its students academically, culturally, socially and emotionally. They have an outstanding rating from Ofsted.
Aylesbury Vale Academy is a ten-minute drive from Watermead, and they believe everyone is a lifelong learner. They aim to create an achievement climate where each individual can be an active participant in their learning and have opportunities to flourish.
The Grange School is an established school with original buildings from 1954 on its present site and additions since then. The school roll is approximately 1,400 pupils.
John Colet School has around 1,000 pupils and opened in the 1950s, catering for children between the ages of 11 and 15. The school has been substantially rebuilt in recent years.
Waddesdon Church of England School is a co-educational 11 to 18 secondary school with just over 1,000 students on roll and around 300 students in the Sixth Form. Their daily routines and educational practice are rooted in the twin values of Dignity and Respect. Since being inspected in September 2006, when the school was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted, their sustained high results have validated this judgment for ten successive years. They are amongst a handful of schools nationally who are in this position.
The Cottesloe School is just under a 20-minute drive from Watermead. They believe their students will experience a sense of fulfilment through educational and personal achievement.
For additional information on secondary schools in Aylesbury, take a look at our guide.