William Davis Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Wood Close
Cheshire Street
London
E2 6ET
Phone 02077391511
Reference Number 100943

Description

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William Davis Primary School is a small, inclusive, family-oriented institution situated in the vibrant neighborhood of Shoreditch, London. The school emphasizes high aspirations while maintaining a nurturing atmosphere that prioritizes each child's individual well-being. The Headteacher knows every student well and is committed to fostering strong relationships with parents and the local community.

The curriculum at William Davis is built around two key drivers: communication and experiential learning. Teachers are encouraged to be reflective, energized, and excited to guide their students' passion for learning. The academic outcomes at this school are exceptional, ranking among the top 3% of all UK schools for children's progress. The learning program aims to develop students' creativity, critical thinking abilities, and confidence for the challenges of secondary school.

Accolades have been bestowed upon William Davis, including a Pearson Silver Award for one of its teachers in 2019 and the Accord Inclusivity Award in 2021. The school offers wraparound care, operating from 8:00 am-9:00 am and 3:30 pm-5:45 pm, further enhancing its welcoming environment. A recent Ofsted report cited the school as "friendly, happy, and where pupils feel safe, welcome, and included". If interested in learning more or arranging a visit, please contact the school directly for additional information.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 199
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 49.75%
Girls: 50.25%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 28
2 29
3 16
4 26
5 29
6 30

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2020-11-24
Date Description Report
2020-10-22 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2019-11-26 School inspection School inspection
2016-05-18 Short inspection Short inspection
2014-03-28 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2011-07-05 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2009-12-09 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2008-04-28 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2004-06-07 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 77% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 10% 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 105 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 1.8 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 2.3 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 3.2 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 3 0
Third Preference 6 0
From another Local Authority 0 0

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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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