St Bede's Catholic Infant School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-7
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Thornton Road
Clapham Park
SW12 0LF
Reference Number 100631



St Bede's Catholic Infant School is a welcoming establishment located at Thornton Road, London SW12 0LF. It is part of the Federation of St Bede's and St Bernadette Catholic Schools, bearing a commitment to holistic education based on Catholic values.

A few key facts about St Bede's Catholic Infant School:

  1. Established: It is a long-standing institution that has embraced the challenges and evolution of education over the years.
  2. Faith foundation: The school provides a Catholic ethos, fostering respect, compassion, and the values of the Christian faith.
  3. Age groups: St Bede's serves pupils from infancy through to Year 2 (ages 3-7).
  4. Co-educational: The school accepts boys and girls.
  5. In-house nursery: Alongside the infant classes, there is a provision of a nursery for children ages 3+.
  6. Strong community: St Bede's and St Bernadette's Junior School jointly form the Federation to deliver inclusive and expanded education opportunities.
  7. Adaptation and innovation: In response to the ongoing changes in education due to the pandemic, St Bede's has had to adapt its teaching methods and adapt to new challenges while helping pupils catch up on learning and establish behaviors for academic success.

St Bede's can be reached by phone on 020 8674 7292 or by email at The school continuously shares updates and educational resources through its Twitter handle @stbedessw12.

General Makeup

Number of pupils
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 48.54%
Girls: 51.46%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 28
2 31

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-05-12
Date Description Report
2023-03-01 School inspection School inspection
2017-10-17 Short inspection Short inspection
2013-07-02 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2010-01-11 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2006-11-28 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2000-07-10 Full inspection Full inspection

2023 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Upgrade Upgrade
Second Preference 6 2
Third Preference 7 1
From another Local Authority 6 2

Previous Years



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)