Priory School

Type Special School
Age Range 11-19
Religion Does not apply
Address Hermitage Road
Upper Norwood
SE19 3QN
Phone 02086538222
Reference Number 101856



The Priory School, located at SE19 3QN, is a dynamic learning community focused on inspiring students to lead "brilliant lives" filled with choice and opportunity. Its core values, instilled daily, include ambition, respect, courage, pride, and happiness.

The school strives to provide an engaging and empowering atmosphere, as stated in its inspection report by Ofsted. The school's vision and mission leave an evident impact on the students, staff, families, and community.

Priory School's headteacher is Julie Evans, and it warmly welcomes visitors, offering open mornings to experience the school's vibrant and inclusive environment in person. The school appreciates that not all prospective parents can attend physically, so it offers a video on its website to provide a taste of life at Priory School.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 139
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 71.94%
Girls: 28.06%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
7 13
8 12
9 15
10 22
11 25
12 16
13 12

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-06-14
Date Description Report
2023-03-28 School inspection School inspection
2017-10-31 Short inspection Short inspection
2013-11-14 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-10-12 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2009-04-27 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2006-06-13 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2003-03-10 Full inspection Full inspection


Age Range

Special Schools

Independent Schools

Faith Schools

Key Stage 2 Attainment

Students Meeting expected standard

Students Meeting higher standard

GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

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