Whitings Hill Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Whitings Road
Barnet
Hertfordshire
EN5 2QY
Phone 02083595360
Reference Number 101304

Description

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Whitings Hill Primary School is an outstanding mixed-gender primary school located in Barnet, London, at EN5 2QY on Whitings Road. The school caters to an average-sized cohort, with students ranging from ages 3 to 11. The current total pupil count is 464, and the Ofsted inspection has commended the school with an 'Outstanding' rating.

The learning environment at Whitings Hill Primary School produces consistently good results. In 2017-2019, 77%, 70%, and 75% of its students met the expected standard in reading, writing, and maths, respectively, while 10%, 8%, and 17% exceeded the standard. The combined average reading and maths scores for the same period were 105, 108, and 106, respectively.

Additionally, the school's Progress 8 score for pupils from the end of key stage 2 to the end of key stage 4, compared to pupils across England with similar results, is reported, which helps indicate how well the students progressed during this time.

Whitings Hill Primary School is noted for its dedication to a well-rounded education, prioritizing a wide range of qualifications that go beyond standard English and maths, including sciences, computer science, history, geography, and languages, as well as other approved qualifications. Furthermore, students are challenged to pursue the English Baccalaureate, a qualification that demonstrates excellence in a broad selection of subjects. The grading scale used for these GCSEs has been reformed to the numbered system, where a grade of 5 or higher in GCSE English and maths, and a grade C or higher in the EBacc subjects, shows comparable consistency.

Confident and competitive in the academic sphere, Whitings Hill Primary School strives to provide a lively and safe educational experience for its students.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 459
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 55.77%
Girls: 44.23%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 60
2 60
3 60
4 61
5 60
6 61

Ofsted Rating Outstanding
Last Inspection Date 2024-01-25
Date Description Report
2023-12-13 School inspection: School inspection:
2010-11-10 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2006-10-12 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2001-07-02 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 69% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 7% 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 107 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 2.4 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 0.5 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 2.7 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.

2024 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Upgrade Upgrade
Second Preference 35 2
Third Preference 29 0
From another Local Authority 8 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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