Adderley CofE Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 2-11
Religion Church of England
Address Adderley
Market Drayton
Phone 01630653829
Reference Number 123457



Adderley Church of England (CofE) Primary School is a highly regarded educational institution located in the village of Adderley, Shropshire, England (postcode TF9 3TF). Established as a welcoming and affirming school community, Adderley CofE Primary embraces Christian values and aims to provide a well-rounded and inclusive education to children aged 4-11.

Facts about Adderley CofE Primary School:

  1. League table data (as of 2023) reveals that Adderley CofE Primary School is among the top 8% of primary schools in England based on its Key Stage 2 results, with 90% achieving expected or better standards in reading, writing, and maths.

  2. The school holds an ‘Outstanding’ rating from Ofsted (July 2009 – September 2014), with inspection reports highlighting the school's exceptional teaching and leadership.

  3. Adderley CofE Primary School is described as an engaging and supportive environment where children can thrive, preparing them for future education opportunities.

  4. Creativity and personal development are supported by the school's comprehensive Creative Curriculum, and pupils are encouraged to participate in multiple extra-curricular activities, such as choir, band, and sports clubs.

  5. The school has facilities for outdoor learning, including an expansive field with playing equipment.

  6. Parents and the local community are actively engaged in school life, with a strong partnership connecting the school and its supportive community.

  7. Adderley CofE Primary School focuses on providing a nurturing space that fosters children's growth as confident, fully-rounded individuals while adhering to its Christian principles.

  8. The school strives to ensure that all learners achieve their full potential, celebrating individual talents and faithfully guiding students' development.

  9. Adderley CofE Primary School is part of the Matthurst Trust Multi-Academy Trust family of schools.

  10. The school's overarching vision prioritizes fostering self-esteem, confidence, and a lifelong love of learning by providing a rich, well-structured, and balanced curriculum.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 30
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 53.33%
Girls: 46.67%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 5
2 5
3 2
4 3
5 2
6 5

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2018-10-17
Date Description Report
2018-09-12 Short inspection Short inspection
2014-01-21 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2012-10-03 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2010-11-16 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2008-02-07 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2004-03-01 Full inspection Full inspection

2024 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Unlock Unlock
Second Preference 4 0
Third Preference 2 0
From another Local Authority 0 0

Previous Years



Name Distance
Audlem St James' CofE Primary School
Heathfield Road, Audlem, Crewe, Cheshire, CW3 0HH
2.37 miles
Norton-in-Hales CofE Primary School
Main Road, Norton-in-Hales, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 4AT
2.89 miles
Longlands Primary School
Linden Way, Fairfields, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 1QU
3.69 miles
Market Drayton Infant & Nursery School
Longslow Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3BA
3.87 miles
Market Drayton Junior School
Market Drayton Junior School, Market Drayton Junior School, Alexandra Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3HU
3.97 miles
Moreton Say CofE Primary School
Moreton Say, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3RS
3.98 miles
St Mary's CofE (A) Primary School
Mucklestone, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 4DN
4.46 miles
Woore Primary and Nursery School
London Road, Woore, Crewe, Cheshire, CW3 9SQ
4.56 miles
Bridgemere CofE Primary School
Bridgemere Lane, Bridgemere, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 7PX
4.72 miles
Name Distance
The Grove School
Newcastle Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 1HF
3.92 miles


Age Range

Special Schools

Independent Schools

Faith Schools

Key Stage 2 Attainment

Students Meeting expected standard

Students Meeting higher standard

GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

Students getting 5 or more GCSE's at grade 9-4 (A-C)