St Barnabas and St Philip's CofE Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 4-11
Religion Church of England
Address 58 Earls Court Road
Kensington
London
W8 6EJ
Phone 02079379599
Reference Number 100493

Description

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St Barnabas and St Philip's Church of England Primary School is a vibrant and inclusive learning community located in the heart of London's Kensington area, with the postal code W8 6EJ. Established as a faith-based school, it offers high-quality education and nurtures children's academic, spiritual, and social development.

Academic highlights include:

  • Delivering the National Curriculum with strong SATs results across all year groups
  • Encouraging strong track records in maths, reading, and writing
  • Engaging children with a wide variety of articles, stories, and blog posts
  • Offering after-school clubs and enrichment activities in reading, maths, and languages

On a pastoral level, the school emphasizes:

  • The principles of Christianity's love, joy, and peace as outlined in the school's mission statement
  • Nurturing the whole child—academically, socially, and spiritually
  • Shaping children to understand the connection between the individual and the wider community

The school campus features:

  • A purpose-built building, completed in late 2016
  • A mix of popular campus-wide events and specialist subject days for enrichment and education
  • Close proximity to churches and local amenities in Holland Park

The school community has a longstanding commitment to serving children's holistic development, partnering with parents, other local schools, and various organizations to support this approach.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 183
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 55.19%
Girls: 44.81%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 23
2 30
3 29
4 28
5 23
6 25

Ofsted Rating Requires Improvement
Last Inspection Date 2022-01-14
Date Description Report
2021-10-19 School inspection: School inspection:
2010-06-30 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2007-02-14 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2001-05-21 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 84% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 4% 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 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 0.5 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing -1.4 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 4.8 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 15 5
Third Preference 16 3
From another Local Authority 17 8

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Students Meeting expected standard

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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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