St Andrew's Catholic Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 4-11
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Polworth Road
Streatham
London
SW16 2ET
Phone 02087694980
Reference Number 100632

Description

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St. Andrew's Catholic Primary School is a vibrant institution located at Polworth Road, Streatham, SW16 2ET, known for its commitment to academic, social, and moral excellence within a Catholic ethos. The school has gained a reputation as one of the highest-performing primary schools in the country. At St. Andrew's, learning begins with an emphasis on reading and Phonics, starting from the first week.

The school strives to create a dynamic and nurturing environment, encouraging innovation, stimulating curiosity, and promoting staff development. To support Newly Qualified Teachers, St. Andrew's offers a comprehensive induction program, featuring training, guidance, and mentoring by experienced educators. Additionally, St. Andrew's partners with the Lambeth Teaching School Alliance to provide an accredited NQT Induction program, which has proven successful in producing well-prepared and skilled teachers.

The school offers an array of extracurricular activities and events to enrich the community, such as author book signings, Olympic Gold Medallist visits, trips to World War One battlefields, Sports Days, and educational days like Scientist Day. St. Andrew’s recognizes the importance of respecting and celebrating diverse cultures and faiths, embracing the Catholic values and traditions. Candidates do not have to be Catholic, but must support the Catholic ethos and values.

Applications for Reception class in 2024 can be made through the school website, with virtual tours and additional information available for prospective parents.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 397
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 50.63%
Girls: 49.37%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 59
2 60
3 56
4 54
5 55
6 55

Ofsted Rating Outstanding
Last Inspection Date 2014-03-06
Date Description Report
2014-02-04 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2012-01-09 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2009-02-06 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2006-01-30 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2000-06-26 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 93% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 24% 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 112 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 114 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 6.1 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 3 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 9.1 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 38 5
Third Preference 29 3
From another Local Authority 38 18

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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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