St Mary Abbots CofE Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 5-11
Religion Church of England
Address 2 Kensington Church Court
Kensington
London
W8 4SP
Phone 02079370740
Reference Number 100497

Description

beta

St Mary Abbots Church of England (C of E) Primary School is a vibrant and welcoming educational institution located in Kensington and Chelsea, London, with the postcode W8 4SP. Noteworthy features of the school include:

  1. A strong Christian ethos, providing an inclusive and nurturing environment for students of all beliefs and backgrounds.
  2. An Ofsted 'Good' rating, confirming the school's commitment to high-quality education.
  3. A diverse and supportive teaching and non-teaching staff team, which includes therapy dogs brought in on Wednesdays to enhance pupil well-being.
  4. A focus on students aged 3-11 across the Early Years (Reception) and Key Stage (KS) 1 and KS2 sections.
  5. An approach to teaching and learning that fosters personal development, independence, and excellence, encouraging children to be curious learners.
  6. Involvement in various initiatives such as Pupil Parliament, Green Ambassadors, and Safety Squad, supporting students in developing skills outside the classroom.
  7. Proactive membership in the London Diocesan Board for Schools association.
  8. Access to modern facilities and resources to enhance learning experiences.
  9. A commitment to maintaining and improving the school's attractive heritage building.

Aspects of the school's history include its origins as part of the Kensington Family of School, dating back over a century, and its significant local history as one of only two schools allowed to operate in the area by the Bishop of London during World War I due to its role in serving evacuated children. Recent expansions and improvements have been implemented to provide a better educational experience for pupils and a more flexible learning environment.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 175
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 48%
Girls: 52%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 25
2 29
3 22
4 24
5 25
6 25

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2024-03-20
Date Description Report
2024-02-07 School inspection School inspection
2018-09-18 Short inspection Short inspection
2014-11-12 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2010-06-30 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2007-03-28 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2001-06-11 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 75% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 29% 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 108 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 1.5 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 4 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 30 8
Third Preference 38 7
From another Local Authority 30 3

Previous Years

Filters

Basics

Age Range

Special Schools

Independent Schools

Faith Schools

Key Stage 2 Attainment

Students Meeting expected standard

Students Meeting higher standard

GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

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

Bootstrap