Tower Bridge Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Fair Street
London
SE1 2AE
Phone 02074072959
Reference Number 100813

Description

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Tower Bridge Primary School, located at SE1 2AE, is a vibrant member of The Bridges Federation, a partnership composed of three distinct schools in central London. The federation includes Tower Bridge Primary, Snowsfields, and Robert Browning, each of which actively promotes a nurturing environment where children are encouraged to develop their individual strengths and thrive academically and personally.

Established in February 2014, Tower Bridge Primary School has been recognized for exceptional results in reading at Key Stage 2, ranking among the top 1% of primary schools in England in this category for the year 2018. Notably, the commendable performance of Tower Bridge Primary was acknowledged in a letter from the Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP and Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP.

The school fosters a culture where pupils are well-behaved, polite, and enjoy their learning, developing an enquiring mind and personal qualities conducive to their success. Tower Bridge Primary also places a strong emphasis on promoting respect for nationalities and cultures, equipping students with the skills and knowledge they need to be successful global citizens.

The school is situated near the Thames and the Tower of London, embracing fascination and diversity in the culturally rich area it calls home. Surrounded by attractions such as the Shard, Bermondsey Street, the historic East Street Market, Tate Modern, and the London Eye, the school's environment reflects the city's lively and diverse character.

Kate Wooder serves as the Executive Headteacher of The Bridges Federation, developing innovative and engaging curriculums that build upon children's interests and foster creativity, while leveraging excellent ICT opportunities to support and extend learning.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 181
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 48.62%
Girls: 51.38%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 18
2 28
3 25
4 26
5 24
6 26

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2019-11-20
Date Description Report
2019-10-09 School inspection School inspection
2016-01-27 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2014-03-03 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2013-11-07 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-11-09 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-01-18 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2009-06-09 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-05-15 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-01-10 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2006-10-04 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2006-05-17 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2006-02-23 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2005-10-05 Full inspection: Full inspection:
1999-09-27 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 58% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 0% 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 104 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 101 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 0.1 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing -1 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths -2.2 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 13 1
Third Preference 16 0
From another Local Authority 4 1

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

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