Renting Near The Best Primary Schools in Shoreditch
If you are a family thinking of setting up home in Shoreditch, you will want to find out everything you
can about the best local schools. Below is more information about four of the best schools in
Shoreditch, performance details and where to search for a nearby property.
1. Virginia Primary School
Located on Virginia Road, E2, Virginia Primary School was judged to be Outstanding in all areas in the
most recent Ofsted report in 2016.
It is a mixed school with age ranges between 3-11 that falls under the local authority of Tower
Virginia Primary School exceeds the national average (65%) when it comes to meeting the expected
standard in reading, writing and maths, achieving a rating of 81%. The local authority average
currently stands at 72%.
If you’re looking to secure a place at this highly-esteemed school, then we suggest focussing your
search on the E2 postal area. The E2 district covers areas such as Spitalfields, Shadwell, Stepney,
Portsoken, Brick Lane, Bishopsgate (part), Whitechapel, Globe Town (part of), Mile End (part),
Aldgate (part) and Shoreditch (part of). This is diverse district and property prices vary considerably.
The priciest areas are typically Spitalfields and Aldgate, with better value usually found in areas like
2. St John the Baptist Voluntary Aided CoE Primary School
You will find the St John the Baptist Voluntary Aided CoE Primary School on Crondall Street in N1, a
mixed primary school admitting children between the ages of 3-11.
The school is governed by Hackney council’s admissions policies and was rated as Outstanding by
Ofsted during their last inspection in 2017. The school received a score of 13% for pupils achieving a higher standard in reading, writing and maths. This is higher than the national average of 11%.
Anyone wanting to apply for a place at St John the Baptist should look for properties within the N1
district including parts of Barnsbury, Islington, Pentonville, Canonbury, Kings Cross, Hoxton and De
Beauvoir Town. Prices in these areas vary from anything between £300,000 - £2,500,000.
3. Shoreditch Park Primary School
Located on Bridport Place, N1, Shoreditch Park Primary is a mixed primary school governed by
Hackney Council that accepts children from the ages of 3 to 11. The school was last inspected by Ofsted in May 2013 and was given a rating of Outstanding, making it one of the highest achieving schools in the borough.
Pupils attending the school on average achieve a higher standard of reading, writing and maths, with
an 18% record, compared to the local authority average of 13% and the national average of 11%.
The N1 postcode means parents should look for properties within the N1 postcode to increase the
likelihood of their children being accepted by the school. This will cover parts of Barnsbury, as well
as Islington, Pentonville, Canonbury, Kings Cross, Hoxton and De Beauvoir Town.
4. Thomas Buxton Primary School
Run by the local authority of Tower Hamlets, Thomas Buxton Primary is located on Buxton Street,
E1. It is a mixed community school open to applications from parents of children aged 3-11.
Rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in their last report in February 2017, it remains one of the most highly
sought-after school in the borough.
75% of pupils at the school achieve the expected standard of reading, writing and maths. This is 10%
above the national average of 65%. 14% of pupils also find success in a higher standard of these
three key lessons – 3% higher than the national average.
To begin your property search in the E1 area, parents should look at Aldgate, Shoreditch, Mile End,
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, Bishopsgate, Shadwell, Stepney, Whitechapel and Wapping. These are
desirable areas and property prices start at around the £300,000 with the most expensive properties
going for upwards of £5,000,000.
If you’re looking to find a property near any of the above schools in Shoreditch, then start your
search with Base Property Specialists. We have a selection of properties in Shoreditch available to rent. Find your ideal property by visiting our Property Search Page today.