Acton Gardens Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Osborne Road
W3 8SJ
Phone 02089939053
Reference Number 101867



Acton Gardens Primary School is a highly reputable educational institution located at W3 8SJ in Southall, London. The school caters to children between the ages of 3 and 11, offering an engaging and comprehensive primary curriculum to nurture growing minds and build a solid educational foundation.

Some key facts about Acton Gardens Primary School include:

  1. Outstanding Ofsted Rating: In its most recent inspection (February 2020), the school received the highest rating of 'Outstanding' in all grading areas.
  2. Bilingual Education: The school prides itself on an innovative bilingual program, offering pupils the opportunity to learn in English and either Arabic, French, Punjabi, or Urdu, facilitating multi-lingual, multi-cultural, and global perspectives.
  3. Community Engagement: An active participant in the Acton Gardens community, the school collaborates with neighboring demolition sites to provide children the opportunity to explore various construction activities through interactive workshops.
  4. Award Winner: In December of 2022, Acton Gardens Primary School was named the "Primary School of the Year" at the London Education Awards.
  5. Outdoor Learning: The school boasts extensive outdoor space and access to Acton Gardens Park, which it uses to integrate outdoor learning with science, geography, and art lessons.
  6. Wellbeing: The school emphasizes students' physical, social, and emotional wellbeing, encouraging a balanced lifestyle that is foundational for their learning journey and overall development.

Acton Gardens Primary School continually strives for excellence and is strategically designed to provide a holistic education to its students, shaping their futures and empowering them to take their place as global citizens.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 379
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 51.46%
Girls: 48.54%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 67
2 63
3 50
4 42
5 54
6 56

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2021-11-11
Date Description Report
2021-09-15 School inspection School inspection
2016-09-14 Short inspection Short inspection
2011-10-17 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2009-11-10 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2008-10-14 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-03-06 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2004-11-02 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 58% Unlock Unlock
Pupils meeting a higher standard 11% Unlock Unlock

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 Unlock Unlock
Maths 104 Unlock Unlock

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 2.7 Unlock Unlock
Writing 5.9 Unlock Unlock
Maths 2.3 Unlock Unlock

2024 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Unlock Unlock
Second Preference 19 3
Third Preference 24 5
From another Local Authority 6 1

Previous Years



Name Distance
Ark Priory Primary Academy
Acton Lane, London, W3 8NR
0.38 miles
Blooming Tree Pre Prep School
First Floor, Swarn House, 296 High Street, Acton, W3 9BJ
0.46 miles
Derwentwater Primary School
Shakespeare Road, Acton, London, Middlesex, W3 6SA
0.56 miles
Ark Byron Primary Academy
The Vale, Acton, London, W3 7JT
0.63 miles
St Vincent's Catholic Primary School
1 Pierrepoint Road, Acton, London, W3 9JR
0.66 miles
Southfield Primary School
Southfield Road, Bedford Park, London, W4 1BD
0.73 miles
Belmont Primary School
Belmont Road, Chiswick, London, W4 5UL
0.75 miles
Heathfield House School
Turnham Green Church Hall, Heathfield Gardens, Chiswick, London, W4 4JU
0.82 miles
Chiswick and Bedford Park Preparatory School
Priory House, Priory Avenue, Bedford Park, London, W4 1TX
0.89 miles
East Acton Primary School
East Acton Lane, Acton, London, W3 7HA
0.96 miles
Wendell Park Primary School
Cobbold Road, London, W12 9LB
1.02 miles
West Acton Primary School
Noel Road, Acton, London, W3 0JL
1.06 miles
Strand-on-the-Green Junior School
Thames Road, Chiswick, London, W4 3NX
1.08 miles
Strand-on-the-Green Infant and Nursery School
Thames Road, Chiswick, London, W4 3NX
1.1 miles
St Mary's Catholic Primary School ,Chiswick
Duke Road, Chiswick, London, W4 2DF
1.11 miles
Good Shepherd RC Primary School
35 Gayford Road, London, W12 9BY
1.16 miles
Lionel Primary School
Lionel Road North, Brentford, TW8 9QT
1.17 miles
The William Hogarth Primary School
Duke Road, Chiswick, London, W4 2JR
1.19 miles
Grove Park Primary School
Nightingale Close, Chiswick, London, W4 3JN
1.23 miles
Blooming Tree Primary School
37-38 The Mall, Ealing, W5 3TJ
1.33 miles
Name Distance
Ark Soane Academy
Gunnersbury Lane, Ealing, London, W3 8EA
0.37 miles
Ark Acton Academy
Gunnersbury Lane, Acton, London, W3 8EY
0.41 miles
Eagle Park Independent School
Eagle Park Independent School, Chiswick, London Transport Sports Ground, Chiswick, W3 8JY
0.52 miles
Twyford Church of England High School
Twyford Crescent, Acton, London, W3 9PP
0.61 miles
The Japanese School
87 Creffield Road, Acton, London, W3 9PU
0.86 miles
Kew House
6 Capital Interchange Way, Brentford, London, TW8 0EX
1.02 miles
The Ellen Wilkinson School for Girls
Queen's Drive, Acton, London, W3 0HW
1.13 miles
North West London Independent Special School
85 Old Oak Common Lane, East Acton, Ealing, London, Middlesex, W3 7DD
1.3 miles
Queensmill School
1 Askham Road, Shepherds Bush, London, W12 0NW
1.32 miles
The Eden School
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1.34 miles
Ada Lovelace Church of England High School
Park View Road, Ealing, London, W5 2JX
1.46 miles
Chiswick School
Burlington Lane, Chiswick, London, W4 3UN
1.55 miles
Hammersmith Academy
25 Cathnor Road, London, W12 9JD
1.57 miles
West London Free School
241 King Street, London, W6 9LP
1.64 miles
The Swedish School
82 Lonsdale Road, London, SW13 9JS
1.68 miles
Cambridge School
61, Bryony Rd, White City, London, W12 0SP
1.68 miles
Ealing Independent College
83 New Broadway, Ealing, London, W5 5AL
1.69 miles
Phoenix Academy
The Curve, London, W12 0RQ
1.69 miles
St Augustine's Priory
Hillcrest Road, Ealing, London, W5 2JL
1.69 miles
Jack Tizard School
South Africa Road, London, W12 7PA
1.75 miles


Age Range

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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)