St James' Church of England Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 2-11
Religion Church of England
Address Old Jamaica Road
Bermondsey
London
SE16 4SU
Phone 02072373111
Reference Number 100829

Description

beta

St James' Church of England Primary School is a welcoming, nurturing, and academically ambitious institution located in Southwark, London (SE16 4SU). The school is part of the Diocese of Southwark and follows the Church of England Educational Trust ethos. Some notable facts about this primary school include:

  • St James' is a one-form entry school, meaning it typically receives one class of children per year.
  • The school educates children from 4-11 years old.
  • A dedicated team of experienced teachers and support staff, including a professional learning team, supports children's academic and personal development.
  • St James' has a vibrant and diverse community with a rich denominational heritage.
  • An active Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and a Governing Body help guide and support the school's overall mission and strategy.
  • The school promotes collaboration with local churches and organizations to contribute to the flourishing of the wider community.
  • St James' provides a literacy and mathematics catch-up program for pupils to enable them to achieve good progress across all subjects.

In addition to focusing on essential numeracy and literacy skills, the school's curriculum promotes self-confidence, resilience, and independence, preparing pupils for their secondary school journey and beyond. St James' is committed to providing a safe, happy, and stimulating environment, enabling every pupil to achieve their potential in all areas of learning.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 418
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 47.61%
Girls: 52.39%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 45
2 48
3 59
4 53
5 53
6 58

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2019-03-04
Date Description Report
2019-01-22 Short inspection Short inspection
2014-11-19 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2009-11-03 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2009-03-30 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-12-06 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2005-11-10 Full inspection: Full inspection:
1999-12-06 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 70% 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 106 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 106 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 1.3 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 3.2 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 1.9 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 21 2
Third Preference 22 0
From another Local Authority 2 1

Previous Years

Filters

Basics

Age Range

Special Schools

Independent Schools

Faith Schools

Key Stage 2 Attainment

Students Meeting expected standard

Students Meeting higher standard

GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

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

Bootstrap