Penwortham Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Penwortham Road
Streatham
London
SW16 6RJ
Phone 02087693949
Reference Number 101016

Description

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Penwortham Primary School, located at SW16 6RJ in London, is a thriving and diverse community school offering high-quality education to children aged 3-11. Established with a commitment to nurturing each child's unique strengths and abilities, the school strives to create a supportive, collaborative, and enjoyable learning environment.

Key features and facts about Penwortham Primary School include:

  • Designation as a National Support School, reflecting significant expertise in educating and supporting students, as well as providing vital assistance to other schools in the region.

  • Recognition among the Top 50 Modern Primary Schools in the UK by TES (Times Educational Supplement).

  • Affiliation with Sport England's 'Sportivate' programme and status as a School Games Gold Mark Award winner, reflecting the school's dedication to physical education and sport.

  • Commitment to charity fundraising activities with a particular focus on Comic Relief and Children in Need.

  • A vibrant school community engaging in extensive music and visual arts programmes.

Penwortham Primary School's consistent success is largely attributed to its dedicated teachers, enthusiastic students, and supportive parents, working together in partnership for the benefit of all children. The school's education philosophy is based on the premise that every child has the potential to flourish when given the chance to discover, learn, and explore in a welcoming, inclusive atmosphere.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 653
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 49.62%
Girls: 50.38%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 86
2 90
3 90
4 73
5 90
6 86

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-05-26
Date Description Report
2023-03-28 School inspection School inspection
2017-10-17 Short inspection Short inspection
2013-07-10 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2012-04-24 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2009-10-15 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-06-12 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2001-09-10 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 74% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 8% 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 107 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 0.3 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 2.1 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths -1.4 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 49 1
Third Preference 24 0
From another Local Authority 56 12

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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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