Shacklewell Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 2-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Shacklewell Row
Hackney
London
E8 2EA
Phone 02072541415
Reference Number 100241

Description

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Shacklewell Primary School, situated in the heart of Hackney, London, at Shacklewell Row, E8 2EA, is a vibrant and progressive community school serving pupils from ages 2 to 11. The school has a strong local community focus, dedicated to providing high-quality education and fostering diversity, championing the motto 'Excellence for All.'

Established as a primary school maintained by Hackney Local Authority, Shacklewell Primary is part of the New Wave Federation, a triumvirate of schools committed to collaboration and collective growth. The school's executive headteacher is Ms Nicole Reid, while Mr Rory McGrath functions as the headteacher.

Shacklewell Primary offers a stimulating, modern, and creative learning environment, utilizing innovative teaching methods and incorporating the International Primary Curriculum to bolster students' development. The school caters to a diverse range of students, with approximately 470 children from ages 3 to 11, including about 30% who are eligible for free school meals.

The school boasts a Mastery level of achievement in the Apple Distinguished School program, highlighting its technology-infused and distinguished approach. Shacklewell also implements a rigorous assessment framework to inform and guide teachers' strategies and set educational objectives for pupils. A strong commitment to child safety and wellbeing ensures a secure and supportive environment for all learners.

Additionally, Shacklewell Primary offers a full Nursery class program, with a capacity of 60 places for pupils at 3 years of age, though a place in the Nursery does not guarantee admission to the main school. The school maintains a focus on Early Years education, incorporating the fundamental principles of assessment and regulation within its teaching framework.

Shacklewell Primary School invites prospective parents to visit the school and explore its facilities, placing a strong emphasis on understanding the collaborative, creative, and nurturing environment the school provides for its young learners.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 471
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 50.96%
Girls: 49.04%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 60
2 60
3 60
4 60
5 58
6 57

Ofsted Rating Outstanding
Last Inspection Date 2019-05-03
Date Description Report
2019-03-26 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2018-01-16 Short inspection Short inspection
2013-03-19 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-03-16 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-12-11 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2002-11-11 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 77% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 14% Upgrade Upgrade

Average Scaled Score

Results are converted into scaled scores to allow accurate comparisons of performance over time even if the difficulty of the test varies over time. Scaled scores range from 80 to 120.

Subject School Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Reading 107 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 107 Upgrade Upgrade

Progress Scores

A progress score is a way to measure how well a student progressed in comparison to other students of a similar starting ability. A score of zero means would mean that a student made the same progress as others that had a similar starting a ability. A positive score would mean that the student made more progress than other students of similar starting ability. The scores below are for the whole school so is the average progress score across all students.

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Reading -0.3 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 1.2 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths -0.1 Upgrade Upgrade

How many students meet the standards

Average Scaled Score

Results are converted into scaled scores to allow accurate comparisons of performance over time even if the difficulty of the test varies over time. Scaled scores range from 80 to 120.

Progress Scores

A progress score is a way to measure how well a student progressed in comparison to other students of a similar starting ability. A score of zero means would mean that a student made the same progress as others that had a similar starting a ability. A positive score would mean that the student made more progress than other students of similar starting ability. The scores below are for the whole school so is the average progress score across all students.

2023 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Upgrade Upgrade
Second Preference 36 7
Third Preference 32 4
From another Local Authority 4 0

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GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

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

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