Thornhill Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Thornhill Road
Islington
London
N1 1HX
Phone 02076074162
Reference Number 100425

Description

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Thornhill Primary School, located at Thornhill Road, Islington, London N1 1HX, is a diverse, inclusive, and highly innovative primary school. With a welcoming atmosphere and a focus on high-quality learning, the school caters to children from ages 3 to 11, offering a creative and challenging curriculum that breaks barriers and stereotypes. Thornhill's pupil capacity is 468, with the current enrollment being 457 students. The religious character of the school does not apply, and it's a mixed-gender community school.

Principal Miss Jenny Lewis leads the staff at Thornhill, and the school has a reputation for actively involving children in all aspects of school life, fostering an inclusive and diverse environment. Contextually, the school resides within the London region, serving the Easting 531173, Northing 184131, and belongs to the Islington local authority. The school has received positive feedback from inspection reports, stating that it is currently a good school with recent inspection results identifying it as 'Good' in overall effectiveness.

Thornhill Primary School encourages its pupils to develop resilience, critical thinking, and creativity, without offering boarding facilities. The school also has a nursery class available for an early years foundation stage experience. The community surrounding Thornhill Primary is known for being supportive, and parents are encouraged to provide their perspectives and insight to the school's quality of education.

Located in the Islington borough, Thornhill Primary belongs to the North-West London and South-Central England Regional Schools Commissioner region and is part of the London government office region.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 457
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 45.3%
Girls: 54.7%

Year Groups

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

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-02-10
Date Description Report
2022-11-23 School inspection School inspection
2017-03-21 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2015-06-02 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2015-01-28 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2013-01-15 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2010-03-22 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2008-09-18 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2007-01-09 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2001-10-08 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 76% 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 107 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 109 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 0 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 1.3 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 2.8 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 51 9
Third Preference 45 2
From another Local Authority 3 0

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

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