Phoenix Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Marlborough Grove
London
SE1 5JT
Phone 02072318622
Reference Number 100817

Description

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Phoenix Primary School is a highly regarded institution situated in the London borough of Southwark, with the postcode SE1 5JT. Notable features of the school include:

  1. Educational excellence: Phoenix Primary has received multiple accolades for its academic achievements, including being in the top 10% of primary schools in England for progress in reading, writing, and mathematics.

  2. Diverse and inclusive: The school strives to provide a welcoming environment for all students, with individuals from various cultural backgrounds and abilities learning and growing together.

  3. Dedicated staff: Phoenix Primary prides itself on a highly skilled, experienced, and forward-thinking staff dedicated to the development of students and their families.

  4. Striking social commitment: The school focuses on developing competent, confident, and socially conscious children. It aims to ensure students grow up as positive contributors to their communities.

  5. Engaging curriculum: Phoenix Primary offers an engaging, balanced, and diverse curriculum to students, tailoring it to meet their specific needs.

The school was awarded ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted during its last inspection and currently has 455 students on its roll, drawn from the local area and beyond. Phoenix Primary is a genuine community school, proudly slated as a “truly exceptional school” by local councillors and a shining example of what a great primary school can achieve.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 552
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 47.83%
Girls: 52.17%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 80
2 71
3 82
4 65
5 66
6 85

Ofsted Rating Outstanding
Last Inspection Date 2015-07-09
Date Description Report
2015-06-17 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2013-06-13 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-06-16 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2009-06-10 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2008-11-18 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2008-06-18 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2008-03-12 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2007-11-20 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2007-07-03 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2007-02-21 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2002-01-14 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 80% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 19% 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 108 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 108 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 1.3 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 3 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 35 4
Third Preference 22 1
From another Local Authority 5 2

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Attainment 8 score percentile

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

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