St Mary Magdalen's Catholic Junior School

Type Primary
Age Range 7-11
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Linacre Road
Willesden Green
London
NW2 5BB
Phone 02084593159
Reference Number 101542

Description

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St Mary Magdalen's Catholic Junior School is a faith-based educational institution located in the Cricklewood area of London, UK, with the postal code NW2 5BB. The school offers a high-quality, faith-based education for children aged between seven and eleven. Some pertinent facts about the school include:

  • The welcoming community values strong Catholic tradition and involves children and families in the life of their parish.
  • Established in the mid-1950s by Sister Mary Atherton in response to the Bishop of Willesden's vision of a Catholic primary school for local children.
  • Initially, located within St Mary Magdalen's Parish and later moved to its current location on Paddington Road in 1999.
  • Part of the North West Partnership Trust, consisting of Catholic schools that collaborate to provide excellent education within their community.
  • Around 300 children attend the school, many of whom come from a variety of cultural backgrounds, which the school sees as a strength to be celebrated.
  • St Mary Magdalen's Catholic Junior School has a presence online sharing information about the school's curriculum, staff, Extra-Curricular Activities, school performance, and news updates.
  • The school aims to foster a ‘family’ feel where all children are supported and encouraged to achieve their best academically and personally.

The school's core belief is that providing a secure and sustained education contributes positively to each child's spiritual, moral, social, cultural, and intellectual development. Rated as 'Outstanding' by Ofsted in April 2019, St Mary Magdalen's Catholic Junior School is dedicated to its mission of providing the best possible education to the young people within its network.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 299
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 51.17%
Girls: 48.83%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
3 74
4 68
5 74
6 83

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-11-09
Date Description Report
2023-09-13 School inspection School inspection
2018-06-05 Short inspection Short inspection
2014-07-03 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2012-12-04 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-01-07 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2008-01-24 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2004-03-15 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 67% 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 104 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 -0.2 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 2.1 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 0.9 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.

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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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