Our Lady Queen of Heaven RC School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Victoria Drive
Southfields
London
SW19 6AD
Phone 02087887420
Reference Number 101051

Description

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Our Lady Queen of Heaven Roman Catholic (RC) School is a primary institution located in Wimbledon, within the SW19 6AD postcode area. Some key facts about the school include:

  1. Inception: Founded in 1953 as a Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided school, providing education for pupils aged 3 to 11.

  2. Tradition: Affiliated with Our Lady Queen of Heaven Parish, serving the local, predominantly Catholic community.

  3. Awards and Recognition: In 2021, Our Lady Queen of Heaven School was recognized as one of the top 50 Catholic primary schools in the UK based on academic performance.

  4. Facilities: The school boasts a wide array of resources, including a library, ICT suite, interactive whiteboards in all classrooms, and outdoor spaces including a large playing field.

  5. Inclusion: At Our Lady Queen of Heaven School, faith and learning are combined to provide a rich, challenging, and enjoyable education rooted in the Christian tradition. They embrace Britain's rich cultural diversity and welcome all with open hearts.

  6. Achievements: The school has an outstanding reputation, garnering achievements such as being in the top 1% of schools in London for progress made from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 2.

  7. Local Support: The school receives funding and guidance from the local authority, Wandsworth Council, and maintains strong ties with the local community, supporting individuals and hosting various events.

  8. Partnerships: Our Lady Queen of Heaven School collaborates with various institutions, including local secondary schools, such as Ursuline High School.

  9. Leadership: The school is led by a headteacher, Ms. C. McWilliams, and a governing body committed to advancing the interests and welfare of the students.

  10. Aims: The school's mission is to nurture and develop the whole child, focusing on their faith, academic, social, emotional, and physical development.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 224
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 50%
Girls: 50%

Year Groups

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

Ofsted Rating Outstanding
Last Inspection Date 2012-10-18
Date Description Report
2012-09-26 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-01-07 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2007-10-04 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2002-07-01 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 82% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 4% 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 108 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 109 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 2.3 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing -0.2 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 3.8 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 22 4
Third Preference 17 7
From another Local Authority 5 2

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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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