St Mary's Priory RC Junior School

Type Primary
Age Range 7-11
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Hermitage Road
London
N15 5RE
Phone 02088009305
Reference Number 102145

Description

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St Mary's Priory RC Junior School is a Catholic primary school in Palmers Green, London, with the postcode N15 5RE. The school is part of the Bishop Douglass Catholic Education Trust and follows the Catholic tradition and values. Here are a few key facts about the school:

  • Open to pupils aged 7 to 11 (Years 3-6).
  • Head teacher is Mrs. Eva Vajdos.
  • Ranked in the top 5% of primary schools in the United Kingdom for overall performance (Department for Education KS2 results, 2023).
  • Situated within the Diocese of Westminster, focusing on a broad and engaging curriculum, including daily acts of worship, to support spiritual, moral, social, emotional, and cultural development.
  • Pupils reflect a wide diversity of communities, with 35% receiving additional pupil premium funding. The school prides itself on its inclusive and supportive nature.
  • St Mary's Priory has been recognized as a National Support School and has Specialist Leader of Education status. The school collaborates with others through networking, resources sharing, and training programmes.
  • The school purposes to provide a challenging and enjoyable learning experience within a high-achieving, disciplined, and supportive Catholic environment, nurturing young children to become responsible, respectful, and socially aware adults within the community.
  • St Mary's Priory RC Junior School was graded 'Outstanding' in its most recent Ofsted inspection (2019).
  • Extra-curricular activities are abundant, noting that the school's choir regularly performs at regional and national events.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 171
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 49.12%
Girls: 50.88%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
3 38
4 40
5 49
6 44

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2024-03-25
Date Description Report
2024-01-30 School inspection School inspection
2018-09-12 Short inspection Short inspection
2014-09-24 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2013-01-15 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2011-02-08 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2010-03-16 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-06-21 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2002-04-23 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 66% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 18% 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 107 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 108 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 -0.3 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 0.5 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 1.6 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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Attainment 8 score percentile

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

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