Ashmead Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Ashmead Road
Deptford
London
SE8 4DX
Phone 02086926081
Reference Number 100716

Description

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Ashmead Primary School is a state-funded, co-educational primary school located in the Deptford area of London (SE8 4DX). Founded with a strong commitment to education and community engagement, the school caters to children between the ages of 3 and 11 from various backgrounds. Ashmead is known for its inclusive ethos, encouraging and celebrating the unique strengths and abilities of each student. Some key facts about the school include:

  1. Four-form entry, meaning 240 pupils in the school's Reception year group, expanding to 60 per year group in the remaining years.
  2. 65% of pupils are from minority ethnic backgrounds, reflecting the diverse and multicultural neighborhood of Deptford.
  3. 23% of pupils have special educational needs and/or disabilities, including pupils with autism, social communication difficulties, or speech and language needs.
  4. A strong focus on literacy and numeracy, with clear and consistent objectives designed to empower every child to reach their full potential.
  5. A rigorously planned and sequenced curriculum, enriching learning opportunities across all subject areas and following the National Curriculum for Key Stage 1 and 2.
  6. A talented and dedicated team of staff, including teachers, teaching assistants, and support staff, working together to provide a safe and nurturing environment that fosters the academic, social, and emotional welfare of all students.
  7. A culture of aspiration and high expectations, where all students are encouraged to pursue further education and develop holistically.

Ashmead Primary School places a high value on its relationships with the school and wider community, providing opportunities for children to explore new experiences, feel a sense of belonging, and develop a strong sense of community responsibility.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 349
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 51.58%
Girls: 48.42%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 59
2 45
3 50
4 48
5 36
6 28

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-02-07
Date Description Report
2022-11-23 School inspection School inspection
2017-07-04 Short inspection Short inspection
2012-10-16 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-02-08 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2008-03-04 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2003-11-10 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 57% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 14% 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 106 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 103 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 2.2 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 1.2 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 0.6 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 52 3
Third Preference 30 1
From another Local Authority 15 2

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

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