St Francis de Sales RC Infant School

Type Primary
Age Range 3-7
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Church Road
N17 8AZ
Reference Number 102149



St Francis de Sales RC Infant School, located at Church Road, Tottenham, London N17 8AZ, is a Voluntary aided primary school with an age range from 3 to 7. The school promotes a value-driven education with an emphasis on nurturing pupils' development in aspiration, respect, resilience, teamwork, and engagement. The school is known for a strong and positive behavioural climate in its pupils.

St Francis de Sales RC Infant School has a school capacity of 270 pupils, with a current pupil roll of 198 students. The percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals is 31.7%, which is slightly higher than the national average. Dr James Lane serves as the school's headteacher. The school is part of the Archdiocese of Westminster and serves the local community of Haringey.

The establishment is known for its representation and admissions strengths, but it faces challenges in terms of the environment and finances. The school enjoys close proximity to St Francis de Sales RC Junior School, which is also situated nearby at Church Road. The school encourages parent participation in school governance, with a governance board consisting of both elected school staff and parent representatives. The school's most recent Ofsted report was conducted in January 2019, with the last inspection outcome being good.

General Makeup

Number of pupils
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 53.54%
Girls: 46.46%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 58
2 60

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2019-02-04
Date Description Report
2019-01-09 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2014-06-04 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2013-01-15 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2010-01-18 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-02-07 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2002-05-21 Full inspection Full inspection

2023 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Upgrade Upgrade
Second Preference 15 1
Third Preference 20 0
From another Local Authority 6 4

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)