Top-Rated Primary Schools in Leicester

Do you belong to Leicester, United Kingdom? Are you searching for the list of top-rated primary schools in Leicester? Do you want to select the best primary school for your child? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, I’ve compiled a list of some of the best primary schools in Leicester, United Kingdom.

Best primary schools in Leicester

In this post, readers will find the following details – list of best primary schools in Leicester, type of the primary school, city/location of the school & additional information. After going through this post, readers will be able to find an ideal government or non-government primary school.

Also check –

Best primary schools in London

Best primary schools in Sheffield

Best primary schools in Bristol

Best primary schools in Bournemouth

Best primary schools in Stoke-On-Trent


Let us check out the list of primary schools in Leicester now. Here it is –


List of best primary schools in Leicester, UK

Sr NoName of the primary schoolType of the primary schoolStreet AddressTown/Location/Area
1Bridge Junior SchoolCommunity schoolMere Close

Leicester (City/Urban)

2Catherine Infant SchoolCommunity schoolUlverscroft Road
3Catherine Junior SchoolCommunity schoolBrandon Street
4Evington Valley Primary SchoolCommunity schoolEvington Valley Road
5Granby Primary SchoolCommunity schoolGranby Road
6Green Lane Infant SchoolCommunity schoolSpinney Hill Road
7Rushey Mead Primary SchoolCommunity schoolGipsy Lane
8Imperial Avenue Infant SchoolCommunity schoolImperial Avenue
9Inglehurst Infant SchoolCommunity schoolIngle Street
10Inglehurst Junior SchoolCommunity schoolIngle Street
11King Richard III Infant and Nursery SchoolCommunity schoolAndrewes Street
12Mayflower Primary SchoolCommunity schoolEvington Drive
13Merrydale Infant SchoolCommunity schoolClaydon Road
14St Mary’s Fields Primary SchoolCommunity school21 Compton Road
15Shaftesbury Junior SchoolCommunity schoolLatimer Street
16Wyvern Primary SchoolCommunity schoolWyvern Avenue
17Montrose SchoolCommunity schoolWigston Lane
18Braunstone Frith Primary SchoolCommunity schoolCuffling Drive
19Folville Junior SchoolCommunity schoolFolville Rise
20Uplands Infant SchoolCommunity schoolMelbourne Road
21Shenton Primary SchoolCommunity schoolDunlin Road
22Stokes Wood Primary SchoolCommunity schoolBlackett Avenue
23Wolsey House Primary SchoolCommunity schoolBeaumont Leys Lane
24Buswells Lodge Primary SchoolCommunity schoolBeauville Drive
25Sandfield Close Primary SchoolCommunity schoolSandfield Close
26Barley Croft Primary SchoolCommunity schoolMalham Close
27Abbey Primary Community SchoolCommunity school109 Ross Walk
28Taylor Road Primary SchoolCommunity schoolTaylor Road
29Linden Primary SchoolCommunity schoolHeadland Road
30Eyres Monsell Primary SchoolCommunity schoolSimmins Crescent
31Hazel Community Primary SchoolCommunity schoolHazel Street
32Charnwood Primary SchoolCommunity schoolNedham Street
33Mellor Community Primary SchoolCommunity school60 Checketts Road
34Marriott Primary SchoolCommunity schoolBroughton Road
35Whitehall Primary SchoolCommunity schoolWhitehall Road
36Spinney Hill Primary SchoolCommunity schoolVentnor Street
37Scraptoft Valley Primary SchoolCommunity schoolNew Romney Crescent
38Beaumont Lodge Primary SchoolCommunity schoolAstill Lodge Road
39Parks Primary SchoolCommunity schoolNew Parks Crescent
40Fosse Primary SchoolCommunity schoolBalfour Street
41Sparkenhoe Community Primary SchoolCommunity schoolSaxby Street
42Coleman Primary SchoolCommunity schoolGwendolen Road
43Herrick Primary SchoolCommunity schoolLockerbie Avenue
44Slater Primary SchoolCommunity schoolSlater Street
45Kestrels’ Field Primary SchoolCommunity schoolMaidenwell Avenue
46Alderman Richard Hallam Primary SchoolCommunity schoolAvebury Avenue
47Medway Community Primary SchoolCommunity schoolSt Stephens Road
48Belgrave St Peter’s CofE Primary SchoolVoluntary aided schoolThurcaston Road
49St Barnabas CofE Primary SchoolVoluntary controlled schoolSt Barnabas Road
50Saint Patrick’s Catholic Primary SchoolVoluntary aided schoolHarrison Road
51Holy Cross Catholic Primary SchoolVoluntary aided schoolStonesby Avenue
52St John the Baptist CofE Primary SchoolVoluntary aided schoolEast Avenue
53St Crispin’s SchoolOther independent school6 St Mary’s Road
54Leicester Preparatory SchoolOther independent school2 Albert Road
55Leicester Islamic AcademyOther independent school320 London Road
56Nether Hall SchoolFoundation special schoolKeyham Lane West
57Millgate SchoolCommunity special school18a Scott Street
58Highfields Primary SchoolCommunity schoolPluto Close
59Oaklands SchoolCommunity special schoolWhitehall Road
60Ellesmere CollegeCommunity special school40 Braunstone Lane East
61Dovelands Primary SchoolCommunity schoolHinckley Road
62Avenue Primary SchoolCommunity schoolAvenue Road Extension
63West Gate SchoolFoundation special schoolGlenfield Road
64Keyham Lodge SchoolCommunity special schoolKeyham Lane
65Glebelands Primary SchoolCommunity schoolChancel Road
66Caldecote Community Primary SchoolCommunity school164 Hallam Crescent East
67Jameah AcademyOther independent school49 Rolleston Street
68Rolleston Primary SchoolCommunity schoolHillsborough Road
69Al-Aqsa Schools TrustOther independent schoolThe Wayne Way
70Leicester International SchoolOther independent school16-20 Beal Street
71Al-Islamia Institute for EducationOther independent school5-7 Evington Street
72Krishna Avanti Primary SchoolFree schoolsSpencefield Lane
73The Imam Muhammad Adam Institute SchoolOther independent school97 Bridge Road
74Sacred Heart Catholic Voluntary AcademyAcademy converterMere Close
75Ash Field AcademyAcademy special converterBroad Avenue
76St Josephs Catholic AcademyAcademy converterArmadale Drive
77St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary AcademyAcademy converterNewstead Road
78Queensmead Primary AcademyAcademy sponsor ledWinstanley Drive
79Humberstone Junior SchoolAcademy converterMain Street
80Falcons Primary SchoolFree schoolsGeorge Hine House
81Mowmacre Hill Primary SchoolAcademy sponsor ledTedworth Green
82North Mead Primary AcademyAcademy sponsor ledNorthfield Road
83Humberstone Infant AcademyAcademy sponsor ledMain Street
84Uplands Junior L.E.A.D AcademyAcademy sponsor ledMelbourne Road
85Knighton Mead Primary AcademyAcademy converterKnighton Fields Road West
86Willowbrook Mead Primary AcademyAcademy converterRoborough Green
87Thurnby Mead Primary AcademyAcademy converterDudley Avenue
88Merrydale Junior SchoolAcademy converterClaydon Road
89Braunstone Community Primary SchoolAcademy converterCort Crescent
90Woodstock Primary AcademyAcademy converterHattern Avenue
91Heatherbrook Primary AcademyAcademy sponsor ledAstill Lodge Road
92Avanti Fields SchoolFree schools21 Furrow View
93Rowlatts Mead Primary AcademyAcademy converterBalderstone Close
94Tudor Grange Samworth Academy, A church of England SchoolAcademy sponsor ledTudor Grange Samworth Academy, 50 Trenant Road
95Forest Lodge AcademyAcademy converterCharnor Road
96Overdale Infant SchoolAcademy converterEastcourt Road
97Overdale Junior SchoolAcademy converterEastcourt Road
98Hope Hamilton CofE Primary SchoolAcademy converterSandhills Avenue
99Saint Patrick’s Catholic Voluntary AcademyAcademy converterHarrison Road
100Christ the King Catholic Voluntary AcademyAcademy converterGlenfield Road
101Holy Cross Catholic School, a Voluntary AcademyAcademy converterStonesby Avenue
102Highfields Primary SchoolAcademy converterPluto Close
103Green Lane Infant SchoolAcademy converterSpinney Hill Road
104Uplands Infant SchoolAcademy converterMelbourne Road
105Sparkenhoe Community Primary SchoolAcademy converterSaxby Street
106Abbey Mead Primary AcademyAcademy converter109 Ross Walk
107Braunstone Frith Primary AcademyAcademy converterCuffling Drive
108Kestrel Mead Primary AcademyAcademy converterMaidenwell Avenue
109Millgate SchoolAcademy special converter18a Scott Street
110Keyham Lodge SchoolAcademy special converterKeyham Lane
111Fosse Mead Primary AcademyAcademy sponsor ledBalfour Street
112St Peter’s CofE Primary SchoolAcademy converterThurcaston Road
113Charnwood Primary SchoolAcademy converterNedham Street
114The Latimer Primary SchoolCommunity schoolLatimer Street


115Desford Community Primary SchoolCommunity schoolKirkby Road
116Martinshaw Primary SchoolCommunity schoolForest Rise
117Barwell Infant SchoolCommunity schoolTownend Road
118Newbold Verdon Primary SchoolCommunity schoolDragon Lane
119Blaby Thistly Meadow Primary SchoolCommunity schoolHospital Lane
120Elizabeth Woodville Primary SchoolCommunity schoolGlebe Road
121Badgerbrook Primary SchoolCommunity schoolBadger Drive
122Newlands Community Primary SchoolCommunity schoolBelle Vue Road
123The Hall SchoolCommunity schoolGlenfield Frith Drive
124Ravenhurst Primary SchoolCommunity schoolRavenhurst Road
125Arnesby Church of England Primary SchoolVoluntary controlled schoolMill Hill Road
126Billesdon Church of England Primary SchoolVoluntary controlled schoolGaulby Road
127Orchard Church of England Primary School, Broughton AstleyVoluntary controlled schoolBlenheim Crescent
128Cossington Church of England Primary SchoolVoluntary controlled schoolMain Street
129Croft Church of England Primary SchoolVoluntary controlled schoolBrookes Avenue
130Fleckney Church of England Primary SchoolVoluntary controlled schoolBatchelor Road
131Great Glen St Cuthbert’s Church of England Primary SchoolVoluntary controlled schoolThe Chase
132Manorfield Church of England Primary School Stoney StantonVoluntary controlled schoolStation Road
133Thurlaston Church of England Primary SchoolVoluntary aided schoolDesford Road
134St Peter’s Church of England Primary School WhetstoneVoluntary aided schoolWale Road
135Bishop Ellis Catholic Primary SchoolVoluntary aided schoolBarkby Thorpe Lane
136Stoneygate SchoolOther independent school6 London Road
137Leicester Grammar School TrustOther independent schoolLondon Road
138Greenfield Primary SchoolCommunity schoolGwendoline Drive
139Brooke House Day SchoolOther independent schoolCroft Road
140Glen Hills Primary SchoolAcademy converterFeatherby Drive
141Stafford Leys Community Primary SchoolAcademy converterStafford Leys
142Huncote Primary SchoolAcademy converterDenman Lane
143Kibworth Church of England Primary SchoolAcademy converterHillcrest Avenue
144Cosby Primary SchoolAcademy converterPortland Street
145Broomfield Community Primary SchoolAcademy converterPloughmans Lea
146Eastfield Primary SchoolAcademy converterEastfield Road
147Gaddesby Primary SchoolAcademy converterAshby Road
148Lady Jane Grey Primary SchoolAcademy converterWolsey Close
149The Merton Primary SchoolAcademy converterCherry Drive
150The Pochin SchoolAcademy converterSchool Lane
151St Michael & All Angels Church of England Primary SchoolAcademy converterBrookside
152Thrussington Church of England Primary SchoolAcademy converterHoby Road
153Church Hill Infant SchoolAcademy converterChurch Hill Road
154Church Hill Church of England Junior SchoolAcademy converterChurch Hill Road
155Queniborough Church of England Primary SchoolAcademy converterCoppice Lane
156Barwell Church of England AcademyAcademy converterHigh Street
157Millfield L.E.A.D. AcademyAcademy sponsor ledHat Road
158St Simon and St Jude CofE Primary SchoolAcademy sponsor ledAstley Road
159Ratby Primary SchoolAcademy converterMain Street
160Red Hill Field Primary SchoolAcademy converterCopt Oak Road
161St Peter and St Paul Church of England AcademyAcademy converterUpper Church Street
162ALP LeicesterOther independent special schoolStonehill Avenue
163The Pastures Primary SchoolAcademy converterThornhills
164Brocks Hill Primary SchoolAcademy converterHowdon Road
165Launde Primary SchoolAcademy converterNew Street
166Langmoor Primary School OadbyAcademy converterKenilworth Drive
167Rothley Church of England Primary SchoolAcademy converterBurrow Drive
168Kirby Muxloe Primary SchoolAcademy converterBarwell Road
169Enderby Danemill Primary SchoolAcademy converterMill Lane
170Glenfield Primary SchoolAcademy sponsor ledStamford Street
171Highcliffe Primary School and Community CentreAcademy converterGreengate Lane
172Riverside Community Primary School BirstallAcademy converterRiverside Community Primary School Birstall, Wanlip Lane
173Woolden Hill Primary SchoolAcademy sponsor ledNetherfield Road
174Tugby Church of England Primary SchoolAcademy converterMain Street
175Townlands Church of England Primary SchoolAcademy converterMeadow Court Road
176Greystoke Primary SchoolAcademy converterThornton Drive
177Fossebrook Primary SchoolAcademy sponsor ledHolmfield Avenue West
178Fernvale Primary SchoolAcademy converterSomerby Road
179Newtown Linford Primary SchoolAcademy converterMain Street
180Thurnby, St Luke’s Church of England Primary SchoolAcademy converterMain Street
181All Saints Church of England Primary School, SapcoteAcademy converterBassett Lane
182Claybrooke Primary SchoolAcademy converterMain Street
183Kingsway Primary SchoolAcademy converterKingsway North
184Hallam Fields, BirstallFree schoolsLong Meadow Way
185Old Mill Primary SchoolAcademy converterStation Road
186Blaby Stokes Church of England Primary SchoolAcademy sponsor ledQueens Road
187Brookside Primary SchoolAcademy converterCopse Close
188Woodland Grange Primary SchoolAcademy converterBeaufort Way
189Richard Hill Church of England Primary SchoolAcademy converter12 Anstey Lane
190Houghton-on-the-Hill Church of England Primary SchoolAcademy converterMain Street
191Arnesby Church of England Primary SchoolAcademy converterMill Hill Road
192St Peter’s Church of England Primary School WhetstoneAcademy converterWale Road
193Manorfield Church of England Primary SchoolAcademy converterStation Road
194Croft Church of England Primary SchoolAcademy converterBrookes Avenue
195New Lubbesthorpe Primary SchoolFree schoolsTay Road
196The Fusion AcademyFree schools specialMoore Road
197Bishop Ellis Catholic Voluntary AcademyAcademy converterBarkby Thorpe Lane
198Desford Community Primary SchoolAcademy converterKirkby Road
199Ravenhurst Primary SchoolAcademy converterRavenhurst Road
200Oakwood Community SchoolOther independent special schoolHeath Road
201Woodside Lodge Outdoor Learning CentreOther independent special schoolOne Ash House
202Wolfdale SchoolOther independent special schoolCROPSTON ROAD
203The CedarsOther independent special school33 Ashby Road
204Henry David Learning Woodfield SchoolOther independent special schoolThe Dutch Barn


Different types of primary schools in Leicester

Broadly speaking, some of the different types of primary schools in Leicester include – voluntary aided school, academic converter school, independent school, community school, special school etc. In this post, I’ve covered all these types of primary schools in Leicester. The type of the primary school has been provided against the name of each school.


Factors used to rate the quality of each primary school

All the schools mentioned in this list are highly-rated by relevant authorities. These schools are trusted and recognized by relevant organizations and governing bodies. Factors such as – student to teacher ratio, safety, amenities, infrastructure, extra-curricular activities, performance of existing students, quality of the teaching staff etc are generally used to rate and evaluate a primary school.


The primary schools mentioned in this list are known to fare well in the above-mentioned areas. You may visit the school personally and check the above-mentioned factors/parameters and make sure that the school is a good one.

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