Southwold Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Detmold Road
Clapton
Hackney
E5 9NL
Phone 02088065201
Reference Number 100242

Description

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Southwold Primary School is a primary institution located at Detmold Road, London E5 9NL, in the Hackney Local Education Authority. It accommodates students from the age of 3 to 11 in a caring, welcoming atmosphere that promotes equal access to a broad and balanced curriculum. The school is a co-educational, local authority-maintained institution that caters to a student body of 370 with a pupil-teacher ratio of 16:1.

Southwold Primary School has received a prestigious 'Outstanding' rating from Ofsted, acknowledging its exceptionally well-organized teaching of subjects, along with outreach programs to enrich the lives of its students, celebrate their unique talents, and ensure significant academic progress across all subjects. In their most recent assessment, 79% of students achieved the expected standard in reading, writing, and maths, and this percentage increased to 86% for key stage 2 pupils (pupils at the end of their primary education). Furthermore, the school's inclusive environment facilitates social progress, with 23% achieving above the expected standard in key stage 2.

Southwold Primary School is part of the Viridis Schools Federation and has a strong focus on cultural appreciation and enrichment, fostering a diverse and inclusive community.

It should be noted that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some primary school examination results at the national level were not published during certain periods between 2020-2022. However, the school's performance for previous years remains impressive with pupils meeting the expected standard and achieving at higher standards above the national average.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 370
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 52.16%
Girls: 47.84%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 45
2 48
3 54
4 44
5 44
6 46

Ofsted Rating Outstanding
Last Inspection Date 2019-11-28
Date Description Report
2019-10-16 School inspection: School inspection:
2018-09-25 Short inspection Short inspection
2014-02-27 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2010-09-15 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2009-01-21 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2008-02-06 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-06-26 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2006-12-07 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2002-05-20 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 87% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 22% 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 111 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 108 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 4.4 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 1.8 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 2.4 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 20 4
Third Preference 18 1
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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