Dorchester St Birinus Church of England School

Type Primary
Age Range 4-11
Religion Church of England
Address Queen Street
Dorchester
Wallingford
Oxfordshire
OX10 7HR
Phone 01865340081
Reference Number 123129

Description

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Dorchester St Birinus Church of England School is a primary institution situated in Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire (OX10 7HR). Some key facts about this school include:

  1. Church of England-affiliated and proudly follows its values and beliefs.
  2. Awards and recognition include the Dubit Digital Leaders Award, a STEAM Mark Gold Award, and a Silver Artsmark award in recognition of its innovative approaches and commitment to creative education.
  3. £4 million renovation fund, providing state-of-the-art facilities for students and staff.
  4. A 2022 Ofsted report graded the school as 'Good'.
  5. A supportive and positive learning environment, encouraged by the school's governors and proactive parent group.
  6. Academy status with the Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust.
  7. Pupils ranging from Early Years to Year 6 (ages 4 to 11).
  8. Offers wraparound care with before and after school clubs.
  9. Part of the Joint Admissions Scheme with other local schools, making it one of the most popular choices for local families.
  10. Commitment to PSHE (Personal, Social, Health, and Economic Education) to help children navigate their world and develop a sense of self-worth and empathy.
  11. Strong ties to the local community, encouraging students to engage in activities such as raising money for charity and participating in local festivals.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 68
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 42.65%
Girls: 57.35%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 7
2 14
3 8
4 8
5 14
6 8

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2019-06-28
Date Description Report
2019-06-11 Short inspection Short inspection
2015-12-02 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2013-11-06 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2013-09-10 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2012-01-09 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-03-29 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2009-06-23 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2008-05-23 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2006-06-26 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2001-01-16 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 57% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 0% 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 102 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 100 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 -3.4 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing -0.1 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths -4.8 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 13 2
Third Preference 7 0
From another Local Authority 0 0

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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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