Oliver Goldsmith Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Peckham Road
Camberwell
London
SE5 8UH
Phone 02077034894
Reference Number 100821

Description

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Oliver Goldsmith Primary School is an esteemed community school located at 83 Peckham Road in Camberwell, London, SE5 8UH. Established with a strong emphasis on inclusion, the school aims to cultivate rich and engaging learning experiences that create long-lasting memories for its pupils. The dedicated staff at Oliver Goldsmith prepare students for future education and life in modern Britain through a curriculum designed to develop a diverse cultural perspective and stimulate responsibility and respect.

The school's goals include:

  • Ensuring that the most vulnerable pupils receive enhanced learning opportunities and support, with an emphasis on the use of baseline assessments to identify those at risk.
  • Improving attainment across the school, particularly in core areas, so that children achieve the expected levels or above.
  • Raising the quality of teaching phonics through systematic approaches and precisely matching reading books to pupils' phonic knowledge.
  • Supporting teachers to further strengthen their subject knowledge, adapting to the new curriculum effectively.

Oliver Goldsmith Primary School offers a solvent educational environment and is striving to become a Good or Outstanding school, serving a diverse community with a critical and welcoming headteacher, Lesley Murdoch. The school has a capacity of 480 pupils and caters to children aged from 3 to 11 years. The local authority is Southwark, and the establishment is registered as part of the Government's 'Free Schools Meal' initiative, with 37.7% of the pupil population eligible for this support at the last confirmed data.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 363
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 48.76%
Girls: 51.24%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 45
2 38
3 51
4 46
5 52
6 55

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2022-07-15
Date Description Report
2022-05-24 School inspection: School inspection:
2021-05-18 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2021-01-27 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2019-09-17 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2018-09-25 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2016-11-01 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2012-03-08 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2008-10-09 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2003-12-08 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 48% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 7% 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 101 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 0.5 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 4.3 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 1.7 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 14 1
Third Preference 23 1
From another Local Authority 2 0

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

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