St Stephen's CofE Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Church of England
Address Uxbridge Road
London
W12 8LH
Phone 02087434483
Reference Number 100353

Description

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St Stephen's CE Primary School, located at W12 8LH Uxbridge Road in Shepherd's Bush, is a distinguished Church of England primary school established in the late 19th century. Offering a holistic learning experience, St Stephen's strives for balanced education through a blend of the Arts and the National Curriculum. The school's philosophy is reflected in its motto, "Through God We Achieve", and its religious affiliations Grounded in the Christian faith, St Stephen's has a two-form entry system, admitting 30 students in each class, and adheres to the local authority of Hammersmith & Fulham.

St Stephen's School has garnered reputable recognition, achieving "good school with outstanding features" status in 2008 and obtaining an "outstanding" rating in June 2011. The school ranked 30th in the Sunday Times list of top 500 State Primary Schools in 2018 and equal 5th in the same listing in 2017. It has also appeared in The Tatler’s list of best state primary schools and featured among the top in the Primary School League Table.

Embracing parent participation, St Stephen's organizes events such as Grandparents' Day. The school offers Special Educational Needs support and offers 40 "Foundation Places" to Christian churchgoers and parishioners, while determining an additional 20 "Open Places" by distance. Priority in admission is given to children with siblings enrolled at the school. The Friends of St Stephen's (FOSS) is an active group that raises funds to support the school's educational endeavors.

As a historically significant institution in its community, St Stephen's has been rooted in Shepherd's Bush for over 150 years, part of the original village, and built around the same time as St Stephen's Church.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 439
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 45.56%
Girls: 54.44%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 60
2 60
3 58
4 61
5 58
6 57

Ofsted Rating Outstanding
Last Inspection Date 2023-12-12
Date Description Report
2023-11-07 School inspection: School inspection:
2011-05-05 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2008-10-09 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2008-01-17 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2003-11-24 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 93% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 46% 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 115 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 111 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 6.8 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 3.4 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 4.2 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.

2023 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Upgrade Upgrade
Second Preference 52 0
Third Preference 16 0
From another Local Authority 16 2

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

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