Ambler Primary School and Children's Centre

Type Primary
Age Range 0-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Blackstock Road
Finsbury Park
London
N4 2DR
Phone 02072264708
Reference Number 100397

Description

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Ambler Primary School and Children's Centre is a co-educational institution located in the Islington borough of London. Its postcode is N4 2DR. The school is an integral part of the local community, fostering a nurturing and inclusive learning environment for children aged 2–11.

Key features of Ambler Primary School include:

  • Outstanding status, with consistently high academic standards and achievements.
  • A diverse student body, bringing together children from various backgrounds and cultural heritages.
  • A Children's Centre that provides additional support services for early-years learning, such as preschool sessions, parental guidance, and health clinics.
  • An enriched curriculum incorporating a wide range of activities, field trips, in-school experiences, and partnerships with neighboring schools.
  • A strong focus on core values, such as respect, responsibility, independence, and quality learning, creating an environment conducive to academic, personal, and social growth.
  • A dedicated team of teaching and support staff committed to providing high-quality education to all students.
  • A modern, well-equipped building with a number of facilities to support the student body, including a large school hall, a library, and well-maintained outdoor spaces.
  • A commitment to sustainable practices and initiatives, with regular campaigns and events promoting eco-friendly behavior and lessons.

The school's inclusive environment, high standards, and various enrichment programs make it an attractive choice for parents seeking educational excellence and personal development for their children.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 505
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 47.33%
Girls: 52.67%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 60
2 60
3 59
4 60
5 55
6 60

Ofsted Rating Outstanding
Last Inspection Date 2023-05-05
Date Description Report
2023-03-08 School inspection School inspection
2017-05-03 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2012-02-28 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2010-09-29 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2009-06-11 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2006-07-04 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2000-02-14 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 80% 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 109 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 110 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 1.6 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing -1.8 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 3.5 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 86 6
Third Preference 59 2
From another Local Authority 109 26

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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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