Pakeman Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 2-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Hornsey Road
Holloway
London
N7 6DU
Phone 02076072575
Reference Number 100418

Description

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Pakeman Primary School is nestled in the London Borough of Islington, at 35 Hornsey Road (N7 6DU), where it provides a high-quality, inclusive education for learners aged 2 to 11. Operating as a community school, it is known for its mixed-gender (co-educational) environment and follows a British curriculum, incorporating the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). The school places great importance on its motto, "Excellence for all, excellence from all," which reflects its aspirations for all students to achieve their full potential.

Established in 2006, Pakeman Primary cares for nearly 331 pupils within a capacity of 349 places, with an eligibility for free school meals rate of 54.7%. Its leadership team is headed by Miss Emma Bonnin, with recognition as "National Primary School of the Year" in 2013.

At Pakeman Primary School, a rich and varied curriculum is emphasized, including strengths in music, art, physical education, and information and communication technology (ICT). The school exudes a supportive and joyful atmosphere where the spiritual, moral, social, and cultural development of the children is valued alongside academic achievement. The school has a number of initiatives to promote excellence, such as weekly achievement assemblies, "Pakeman Oscars," and extends opportunities through theme weeks, educational trips, and visions from experts in various fields.

Pakeman Primary maintains its status as an outstanding school, committed to the development and success of all its young learners, with the goal of preparing them to be capable and engaged citizens in their communities.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 331
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 47.73%
Girls: 52.27%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 42
2 39
3 45
4 41
5 31
6 43

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2022-03-08
Date Description Report
2022-01-12 School inspection School inspection
2016-11-01 Short inspection Short inspection
2011-11-03 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2009-07-02 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-12-05 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2006-05-22 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2000-06-12 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 50% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 2% 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 -1.2 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 0.9 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths -0.8 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 13 0
Third Preference 12 0
From another Local Authority 3 2

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