Do outstanding schools actually skyrocket house prices?

News at Waterfords | 29/08/2018

As the record breaking hot summer holidays come to an end, families are busy preparing for the back to school season. Every day nearly 4.7 million primary school children undertake the school run, with 2.5 million of those walking to their local school.

Across England and Wales properties sold within a 10 minute walk of an outstanding primary school attract a 17.8% price premium, the equivalent of £51,688!

The premium is highest across the East of England and South East, where properties can sell for as much as £70,000 more than the average property price.

Do you live within a 10 minute walk of an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ local primary school? We have created a handy list of all the top primary schools in the area:

Camberley ‘Outstanding’ Primary Schools (GU15)

Crawley Ridge Infant School

Prior Heath Infant School


Chobham ‘Outstanding’ Primary Schools (GU24)

Gordon’s School


Farnham ‘Outstanding’ Primary Schools (GU9, GU10)

Folly Hill Infant School

St Polycarp’s Catholic Primary School, Farnham

South Farnham School


Fleet ‘Outstanding’ Primary Schools (GU51, GU52)

Heatherside Junior School

Heatherside Infant School

Elvetham Heath Primary School

Fleet Infant School

Tweseldown Infant School

Church Crookham Junior School


Yateley ‘Outstanding’ Primary Schools (GU46)

Westfields Junior School

*Data collected via Dataloft and UK statistics authority, correct as of August 2018.


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