Columbia Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Columbia Road
Bethnal Green
London
Avon
E2 7RG
Phone 02077393835
Reference Number 100897

Description

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Columbia Primary School is a local educational establishment located at E2 7RG in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, England. The school is highly regarded, providing primary education for children aged 3 to 11, with both nursery and reception classes. Some key facts about Columbia Primary School include:

  • Achievements: The school was noted as "Outstanding" by Ofsted, the educational standards and testing body in the UK, as of its last inspection in November 2018.
  • Curriculum: The school follows the English National Curriculum, focusing on high-quality teaching and learning in a supportive and inclusive environment.
  • Annual intake: The school admits 60 children per year, following the local authority's admissions process.
  • Notable accomplishments: Columbia Primary School's successful implementation of a high-quality, literacy curriculum significantly improved the writing skills of its Year 4 pupils.
  • Community involvement: The school is known for its regular community events, working closely with parents and local organizations to create a vibrant and harmonious atmosphere.
  • Special educational needs (SEN): The school offers experienced professionals and an inclusive, fully accessible environment, providing individual support for children with additional needs, as required.

Columbia Primary School is dedicated to preparing its pupils for their next stages in education while also developing their emotional wellbeing, personal skills, and talents. The school actively fosters respectful, caring, inclusive, and responsible behavior in all of its students as it equips them to thrive and succeed in their academic endeavors and personal growth. The school strives to be a welcoming, ambitious learning community, with high expectations and unwavering support for all.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 433
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 45.96%
Girls: 54.04%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 60
2 56
3 53
4 58
5 60
6 58

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-09-25
Date Description Report
2023-07-03 School inspection: School inspection:
2019-02-05 Short inspection Short inspection
2014-12-02 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2013-01-15 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2011-01-11 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2009-11-24 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-02-21 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2002-06-10 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 86% 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 109 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 107 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 1.5 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 3.4 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 26 2
Third Preference 16 0
From another Local Authority 24 4

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GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

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

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