St George's Cathedral Catholic Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Roman Catholic
Address 28 Lambeth Road
London
SE1 6HR
Phone 02075259250
Reference Number 100828

Description

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St George's Cathedral Catholic Primary School, located in London's Southwark borough (SE1 6HR), is a thriving Catholic primary school rooted in the rich traditions of the Roman Catholic faith. The school serves children from preschool to year 6 and aims to nurture the circumstances in which Catholic education can flourish. Key facts about this school include:

  • Founded in 1834, St. George's is the oldest Catholic school in the Southwark Diocese, and one of the oldest Catholic schools in the UK.
  • The school's mission is to offer a rigorous, broad, and balanced curriculum that promotes spiritual growth, moral development, and academic excellence.
  • Located next to London's iconic St. George's Cathedral, the school has strong links to the Cathedral family, which includes a worshipping community active in various local, national, and international causes.
  • St. George's is highly regarded, earning 'Outstanding' status in its last two Ofsted inspections.
  • The school recently invested in new state-of-the-art facilities, ensuring an excellent environment for learning and community cohesion.
  • St. George's offers before and after school care, wrap-around childcare services, and extended activities for pupils, all hosted on the school's premises.
  • The school's governors are committed to retaining St. George's status as a Church of England Voluntary Aided school, and as such they play a crucial role in the school's operations, collaborating with the Headteacher and staff to ensure the religious, educational, physical, emotional, and social needs of every child are met.

St. George's takes pride in its rich heritage and progressive educational practices, cultivating a dynamic learning environment that encourages children to thrive in their development, academically, spiritually, and socially. The school is proudly part of the ever-growing and vibrant St. George's Cathedral school community, Dulwich Schools Trust, and the broader Southwark Diocese family.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 176
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 51.7%
Girls: 48.3%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 19
2 22
3 29
4 25
5 27
6 28

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2019-01-15
Date Description Report
2018-12-12 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2017-05-24 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2016-05-04 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2014-03-28 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2010-10-05 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-09-24 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2005-09-13 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2005-05-05 Inspection Inspection
2004-06-28 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 67% 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 104 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 105 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 1.6 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 2.9 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 3.4 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 9 2
Third Preference 6 0
From another Local Authority 7 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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