School Information

Location and Accommodation

West Tytherley Primary School was founded in 1855 and was extended to add two new classrooms in 2007.  Being a church school, it maintains close links with the local Parish and with the Diocese. 

We aim to create and provide our children with a secure, safe and caring environment in which to grow and develop.  We have close links with the local community and many of our children have parents and grandparents who were also pupils of our school.  The school has a strong PTA which organises events during the school year.  The pupils have special services in church and the village hall and two annual school productions all of which the parents and wider community are invited to attend.

The school has a wide, rural catchment area including West Tytherley, Buckholt and the neighbouring villages of West Dean and East Tytherley.  There is an LEA funded bus service for the children from East Tytherley and West Dean. 


Currently the school has 64 pupils on roll, distributed across three classrooms with mixed Year groups in each class.  The particular class mix can vary according to the numbers in each year.   We admit up to 15 children into the Reception class every year and the school prides itself on providing an inclusive environment.  The percentage of pupils identified as having special educational needs is 14% and those having Free School Meals is 11%. The pupils learn in a happy and calm environment with a well-established behaviour policy.


In addition to the four classrooms, the school has a well-resourced library and a food technology kitchen.  All our classrooms have digital interactive smartboards with visualisers, and also have access to a class set of laptops.  

Our Early Year's children benefit from a large classroom that extends to their own outside courtyard to further enhance the learning and play for our infants. 

The children have lunch in the dining hall, where hot meals are prepared on-site every day.  The outdoor environment includes a playground, a playing field, a school allotment and a learning garden - enabling our children to take their learning outside and make excellent use of our beautiful wooded areas, wildlife habitats and ponds.

All our infant pupils are offered free fruit and milk at breaktime every day.  The school has been awarded Enhanced Healthy School Status. 

Our Local Cluster School and Secondary School

As a village school within the Test Valley, we have established strong links with our local cluster schools and work together well for the benefit of our children.  Our local cluster consists of seven primary schools and one secondary school that we feed into.

These are:  

West Tytherley CE Primary School

Broughton Primary School

Lockerley CE Primary School

Stockbridge Primary School

King's Sombourne CE Primary School

Wallop Primary School

Wherwell Primary School.


Our main feeder Secondary is Test Valley School.  For more information about Test Valley School, please click here.

Purple Mash icon large_120x84.jpg