St Peter-in-Chains RC Infant School

Type Primary
Age Range 4-7
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Elm Grove
3 Elm Grove
N8 9AJ
Reference Number 102148



St Peter-in-Chains Roman Catholic Infant School is a primary educational institution located in the Upper Holloway area of London, United Kingdom, with the postcode N8 9AJ. The school is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Westminster and provides early years education for children aged 3 to 7 years old.

Some facts about St Peter-in-Chains RC Infant School include:

  1. Outstanding performance: The school has an Outstanding rating from the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services, and Skills (Ofsted) during its latest inspection.
  2. Broad curriculum: St. Peter-in-Chains offers a rich curriculum covering literacy, numeracy, and other essential skills combined with topics in science, history, geography, and art.
  3. Swimming: From Reception year, children are encouraged to participate in swimming lessons at Archway Leisure Centre to help ensure their safety in water.
  4. Pastoral care: The school offers professional guidance to support the well-being and academic development of each student.

The school has an established and “very strong” governing body that aims to support and continually improve the school. It collaborates with the local community, including the Catholic parish of St. Peter-in-Chains, to offer spiritual, social, and academic support to its pupils.

St Peter-in-Chains RC Infant School's catchment area includes Upper Holloway, Bounds Green, Finsbury Park, Harringay, and some surrounding London neighborhoods. The school's website provides helpful information for prospective parents and details of extra-curricular activities like music tuition, gardening, and drama clubs.

In recent years, the school has received recognition and awards for their work with local neighborhoods and children's mental health and well-being.

General Makeup

Number of pupils
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 54.69%
Girls: 45.31%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 24
2 22

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2019-03-12
Date Description Report
2019-02-13 Short inspection Short inspection
2015-03-24 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-02-09 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-09-18 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2001-11-05 Full inspection Full inspection

2023 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Upgrade Upgrade
Second Preference 17 0
Third Preference 8 1
From another Local Authority 14 3

Previous Years



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)