St Joan of Arc RC Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Northolme Road
Highbury Park
London
N5 2UX
Phone 02072263920
Reference Number 100449

Description

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St Joan of Arc RC Primary School is a Roman Catholic institution located in the London borough of Islington, at the address N5 2UX. The school holds a Good rating across all criteria from the UK's Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (Ofsted), as of the latest (December 2017) inspection.

Key facts about St Joan of Arc RC Primary School:

  • Governance type: Voluntary aided school.
  • Status: Community and Voluntary Controlled school.
  • Age range: 3 to 11.
  • Number of pupils: 210 (as of 2017).
  • Pupil ethnicity: 86% White British, 4% White Irish, 9% from other White backgrounds, 1% of mixed White and Asian, 4% Black Caribbean, and 2% Other Asian.
  • Pupil disadvantage: 29% are eligible for free school meals (compared to a borough average of 32%).

St Joan of Arc RC Primary School aims to provide high-quality, inclusive, and holistic learning experiences that nurture the spiritual, moral, social, and academic growth of its students. The school has a strong focus on instilling respect, curiosity, and care among its pupils, preparing them for the next stages of their education and to live meaningful lives. The school offers a number of extracurricular activities, including a singing club, House competitions, and daily collective worship. Parent association efforts, such as help with school lunches and Father Christmas visits, contribute to the school's strong sense of support.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 424
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 48.58%
Girls: 51.42%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 57
2 59
3 60
4 50
5 54
6 55

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2018-07-23
Date Description Report
2018-07-03 Short inspection Short inspection
2014-07-02 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2012-01-09 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2009-07-01 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2006-06-26 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2000-11-27 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 78% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 18% 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 108 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 3.7 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 2.1 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 4.4 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 28 5
Third Preference 28 3
From another Local Authority 19 6

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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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