Underhill School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Mays Lane
Barnet
Hertfordshire
EN5 2LZ
Phone 02084492423
Reference Number 101301

Description

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Underhill School, located at Mays Lane, Barnet, EN5 2LZ, is maintained by the local authority (Barnet) and serves a diverse community of boys and girls between the ages of 3 and 11. With a pupil-to-teacher ratio of 16:1, the school stands among the top 14% nationally, providing an active learning environment. The school is also recognized as large and mixed-gender, achieving an 'Good' rating from Ofsted inspectors.

Despite the positive pupil ratio and top 14% rank, Underhill School has areas in need of improvement. The school's progress in reading and writing is lower than the national average, along with similar grading levels in grammar. The percentage of students who achieved the English Baccalaureate at a grade 5 or above in English and maths and at a grade C or above in science, languages, history, or geography is reported at 5%.

The school also has a strong link to regional academies; 33% of its pupils attend Queen Elizabeth's Girls' School upon leaving Underhill School, with other destination schools including Friern Barnet School and East Barnet School. Properties in the area near Underhill School can be found on property listing sites, with school performance and data statistics provided on department-of-education-sourced platforms.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 539
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 52.88%
Girls: 47.12%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 78
2 53
3 68
4 88
5 82
6 90

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-03-23
Date Description Report
2023-02-08 School inspection: School inspection:
2019-09-24 School inspection: School inspection:
2016-03-08 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2015-03-18 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2014-01-17 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2013-10-08 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2013-01-15 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2009-10-07 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-05-09 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2001-03-05 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 72% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 13% 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 104 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 1.2 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 3.7 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 1.7 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 15 2
Third Preference 6 0
From another Local Authority 0 0

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

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