Thakeham Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 4-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Rock Road
Storrington
Pulborough
West Sussex
RH20 3AA
Phone 01903740176
Reference Number 125856

Description

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Thakeham Primary School is a highly regarded educational institution located in the picturesque village of Thakeham, West Sussex, with the postcode RH20 3AA. This school provides a nurturing learning environment for students from Early Years Foundation Stage to Year 6, catering to children aged 4 to 11.

Key highlights about Thakeham Primary School include:

  • Outstanding Ofsted rating, achieving 'Outstanding' status across all inspection areas
  • Awarded 'First Class' Status in 2021
  • Successfully introduced Forest School sessions within the curriculum, providing children with hands-on learning experiences
  • Dedicated to enhancing children's education through a wide variety of extracurricular activities, such as hovercraft building, gardening, sports, choirs, and music lessons
  • Offers an inclusive and supportive learning environment for students with varied educational needs

Thakeham Primary School values the importance of parental involvement, regularly organizing events such as Maths and Reading Nights, baking competitions, and annual Summer Bazaars, catering to all ages and interests. The school also celebrates diversity, offers community involvement opportunities, and has established strong community ties, making Thakeham Primary School more than just an educational institution for its students but a source of pride and connection for the village as well.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 101
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 54.46%
Girls: 45.54%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 15
2 11
3 14
4 16
5 13
6 17

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2024-04-30
Date Description Report
2024-03-12 School inspection School inspection
2018-07-17 Short inspection Short inspection
2013-10-23 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2010-05-18 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-07-10 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2003-04-07 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 53% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 6% 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 104 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 104 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 -3.5 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing -0.2 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths -2.9 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 42 0
Third Preference 22 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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