St Robert Southwell Catholic Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Slough Lane
Kingsbury
London
NW9 8YD
Phone 02082046148
Reference Number 101543

Description

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St Robert Southwell Catholic Primary School is a faith-based educational institution located in the Cricklewood area of North West London, with the postcode NW9 8YD. The school offers education for pupils from Early Years Foundation Stage (age 3-5) through to Year 6 (ages 7-11). As a Catholic school, it educates children within the framework of Christian values and teachings, endeavoring to provide a supportive and inclusive education for all.

Key facts about St Robert Southwell Catholic Primary School:

  • Established in 1971
  • High-achieving school, with consistently strong results in national tests
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) World School for the Primary Years Programme (PYP), joining the IB community in 2018
  • Offers after-school clubs, including artistic, musical, and sporting programs
  • Takes part in extra-curricular activities such as interschool competitions, choir performances, and mission trips
  • Actively fosters respect and tolerance across all beliefs, helping pupils develop into reflective and responsible global citizens
  • Motivated staff and a warm, friendly, diverse, and vibrant school community.

The school is dedicated to promoting the holistic development of pupils, teaching them to appreciate each other's cultures and faiths as they prepare for their futures. The nursery is called Little Angels, and the school enjoys strong links with St Robert Southwell Church, which provides a vivid expression of the Catholic tradition and the church's social mission. St Robert Southwell Catholic Primary School is part of Bishop Douglas Trust, a multi-academy trust (MAT) that sponsored and established St Robert Southwell Catholic Primary School as an academy. The Trust supports schools in delivering the highest standard of education and guidance to every student.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 453
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 51.21%
Girls: 48.79%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 60
2 58
3 62
4 59
5 59
6 61

Ofsted Rating Outstanding
Last Inspection Date 2019-07-01
Date Description Report
2019-06-04 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2018-01-16 Short inspection Short inspection
2013-01-22 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2010-01-25 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-02-13 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2001-09-17 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 80% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 16% 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 2.2 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 0.7 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 3.1 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 29 1
Third Preference 9 1
From another Local Authority 16 9

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Attainment 8 score percentile

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

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