Parkgate Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 4-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Brooklands Road
Parkgate
Neston
Cheshire
CH64 6SW
Phone 01513382082
Reference Number 111126

Description

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Parkgate Primary School is a primary educational institution located in the town of Escham, Cheshire, with a postcode of CH64 6SW. Established as a community school, Parkgate Primary offers a supportive learning environment for children aged 3-11, promoting academic excellence and personal development. Notable features and facts include:

  1. Accredited by Ofsted as "Outstanding" in the latest report from June 2014, demonstrating a consistent commitment to providing quality education.
  2. A diverse curriculum including topics such as languages, music, physical education, and an expanding range of extra-curricular activities to cater to the needs and interests of its pupils.
  3. As of 2020, a school roll of approximately 200 children across 7 single-age classes, reflecting a strong engagement with the local community.
  4. Well-appointed facilities, including a dedicated Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) outdoor learning area, a large sports hall, a separate Early Years Unit, and extensive outdoor green spaces.
  5. A positive ethos emphasizing respect, inclusion, perseverance, and a growth mindset, creating a psychologically safe and nurturing learning environment.
  6. A dedicated staff team with a proven track record of achieving exceptional academic results, providing an environment conducive to learning and personal growth.
  7. Regular social interaction opportunities with neighboring schools within the local cluster of primary schools.
  8. Transparent communications with parents and guardians, utilizing various methods and systems such as ParentMail to share information about the daily life of the school and to enhance parental involvement in their children’s education.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 170
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 53.53%
Girls: 46.47%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 24
2 22
3 28
4 20
5 26
6 21

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2024-05-10
Date Description Report
2024-03-20 School inspection School inspection
2018-12-11 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2017-05-03 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2016-06-07 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2014-07-04 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2014-04-23 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2013-01-15 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2010-06-15 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-06-06 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2002-05-08 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 81% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 19% 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 108 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 109 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 3.3 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 1 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 4.3 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.

2024 Admissions

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

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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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