St Helen's Catholic Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Knowle Close
Brixton
London
SW9 0TQ
Phone 02072744343
Reference Number 100623

Description

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St Helen's Catholic Primary School is a community-centered educational institution located in the Battersea area of London, with the postcode SW9 0TQ. Founded on the values and traditions of the Catholic faith, the school provides a safe, inclusive, and compassionate learning environment for children of Reception through to Year 6. Some key facts about the school include:

  • St Helen's follows the principles set forth by the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales to deliver a faith-based education.
  • The school accommodates 520 pupils between the ages of 4 and 11, ensuring a family-like atmosphere and close teacher-to-student attention.
  • St Helen's prides itself on its highly skilled, dedicated and hardworking teaching staff, committed to providing children with enriching, engaging lessons.
  • The school offers a broad curriculum that meets the expectations of the National Curriculum and celebrates the unique talents of each individual.
  • The school provides opportunities for cultural enrichment experiences as part of its mission to nurture responsible global citizens.
  • St Helen's is part of the Westminster Catholic Education Service (WCES), an organization that supports and promotes the work of Catholic schools across London.
  • The school benefits from spacious facilities, featuring a large playground, modern classrooms, and an ample provision area.
  • St Helen's boasts a supportive, committed governing body and parent community who are actively involved in the school's development.
  • The school prioritizes increased emphasis on pastoral work to support wellbeing, maintaining a sense of community, and enabling all children at the school to succeed and flourish.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 268
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 48.88%
Girls: 51.12%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 37
2 28
3 45
4 30
5 50
6 36

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2018-11-05
Date Description Report
2018-09-26 Short inspection Short inspection
2014-07-15 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2013-01-15 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2010-05-26 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-03-22 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2001-09-10 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 81% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 11% 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 111 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 6.2 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 3.2 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 5.2 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 8 0
Third Preference 8 0
From another Local Authority 6 4

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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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