Our Lady of Dolours Catholic Primary

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Roman Catholic
Address 19 Cirencester Street
Paddington
London
W2 5SR
Phone 02072868825
Reference Number 101124

Description

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Our Lady of Dolours Catholic Primary is a elementary school located in London's W2 5SR postcode area. The school is part of the Roman Catholic tradition, offering a faith-based education to pupils from diverse backgrounds. Some important facts about Our Lady of Dolours Catholic Primary are:

  1. Establishment: The school was founded in 1975.
  2. Capacity: With 256 pupil admissions each year, the school has a maximum capacity of 673 pupils.
  3. Achievements: The school has been recognized for its dedication to education, having been crowned the Best Wider Aspect School at UK Athletics' National Schools' Cross Country Championships.
  4. Admission Criteria: Priority is given to Catholic children, followed by children who have siblings at the school, those with a parent staff member, and finally community children.
  5. Ofsted Rating: Our Lady of Dolours Catholic Primary is rated 'Good' by Ofsted, having received their most recent inspection in April 2022.

The school boasts a caring and inclusive environment where children and their families feel valued and encouraged to excel academically, socially, and spiritually. The curriculum aims to develop the whole child, focusing on the holistic development of the individual, while respecting the unique heritage of each student. Extracurricular activities include after-school clubs for sports, music, and drama, as well as acretives like gardening and the Forest School.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 156
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 47.44%
Girls: 52.56%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 22
2 21
3 23
4 11
5 29
6 22

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-06-30
Date Description Report
2023-05-17 School inspection: School inspection:
2018-02-06 Short inspection Short inspection
2013-03-20 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-01-07 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2008-06-06 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2004-10-11 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 61% 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 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 6.2 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing -2.2 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 3 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 5 2
Third Preference 5 1
From another Local Authority 2 1

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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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