St Stephen's Catholic Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 5-11
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Ruskin Avenue
Welling
Kent
DA16 3QG
Phone 02083039738
Reference Number 101455

Description

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St Stephen's Catholic Primary School is a highly regarded educational establishment in the Northumberland Heath area of Dartford, Kent (United Kingdom), with the postcode DA16 3QG. It is a Catholic school serving children from Early Years Foundation Stage (Reception) to Year 6 (11-year-olds). Key features of St Stephen's include:

  • A welcoming, inclusive community that actively promotes Gospel values and encourages the spiritual growth of its students.
  • High academic standards and a focus on the mental and emotional well-being of its students.
  • A commitment to providing a rich curricular offering, which enhances children's intellectual and personal skills.
  • A positive approach to special educational needs (SEN) and disability (SEND) issues, ensuring that every student achieves their full potential.
  • A dedicated team of staff, including a Special Educational Needs Coordinator who plays a critical role in delivering these services.
  • Ongoing community engagement, investing in playground equipment for local groups and supporting neighborhood projects.
  • Strong links with the Catholic Church, which contributes to the school's warm and caring atmosphere.

St Stephen's Catholic Primary School has a proven track record of educational success by consistently meeting high standards and securing favorable scores on government assessments. The school's website showcases recent achievements and offers an abundance of resources for students, parents, and prospective families.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 420
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 47.14%
Girls: 52.86%

Year Groups

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

Ofsted Rating Outstanding
Last Inspection Date 2022-01-18
Date Description Report
2021-11-17 School inspection School inspection
2015-11-03 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2014-03-28 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2011-01-27 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2008-02-27 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-03-06 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2003-11-24 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 87% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 25% 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 109 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 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 3.1 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 2.1 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 48 2
Third Preference 24 0
From another Local Authority 13 4

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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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