St John the Baptist Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 2-11
Religion Church of England
Address Crondall Street
London
N1 6JG
Phone 02077394902
Reference Number 100266

Description

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St John the Baptist Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary School N1 6JG is a highly esteemed institution within the Hoxton neighborhood of London. It is a state faith school with strong ties to the Church of England, offering educational and spiritual development within a Christian framework. The school is federated with seven other local primary schools and is part of The Lighthouse Federation. St John the Baptist received an outstanding rating from Ofsted in its most recent (2023) inspection.

The school serves individuals between the ages of 2 and 11, and maintains gender parity with a 50-50 split of boys to girls. With an average class size of 20 students, St John the Baptist seeks to provide a well-rounded education with personalized attention.

The school's curriculum emphasizes Christian social morality while also including PSHE and Spanish. Topic-based teaching is used for foundation subjects, complimented by a variety of extra-curricular activities to stimulate and challenge its pupils.

The school offers educational trips, visiting speakers, and a residential trip for Year 4 students. Although most lessons are taught by the class teacher, some lessons include peripatetic and specialist teaching.

Physical education, as well as participation in 10 seasonal sports, are among the key factors in St John the Baptist's engagement with sports and physical development. The school supports competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.

Additionally, St John the Baptist places great importance on the Arts, with music and art taught as discrete subjects, and drama, dance integrated into other subjects. The school's musical offerings include a choir, and there are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.

Out of school hours care is available from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm to accommodate the needs of working parents.

Confirmed by the information from Schoolsmith, St John the Baptist achieves above average attainment results, with its Year 6 SATS scores ranking in the top 36% of schools. The school is considered one of the best state primary schools in Hoxton and one of the top 8 independent or state primaries within 1 mile.

St John the Baptist Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary School is an educational institution that fosters a sense of community and nurtures well-rounded and successful young people in the Hoxton area.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 307
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 48.53%
Girls: 51.47%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 42
2 31
3 34
4 34
5 47
6 53

Ofsted Rating Outstanding
Last Inspection Date 2023-12-19
Date Description Report
2023-11-08 School inspection School inspection
2017-10-03 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2013-04-25 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-06-08 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2008-03-05 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2003-10-13 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 69% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 12% 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 104 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 103 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 -1.4 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 0.8 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths -1.2 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.

2024 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Upgrade Upgrade
Second Preference 11 1
Third Preference 11 0
From another Local Authority 3 0

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Attainment 8 score percentile

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

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