Sheddingdean Community Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 4-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Petworth Drive
Burgess Hill
West Sussex
RH15 8JT
Phone 01444246532
Reference Number 125958

Description

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Sheddingdean Community Primary School is located at RH15 8JT in Crawley, West Sussex, England. It is a welcoming and inclusive school committed to providing quality education, nurturing the potential of each child, and creating a positive learning environment. Notable facts about the school include:

  • The school educates pupils from Early Years Foundation Stage (Reception) through to Year 4, caters to children aged 4-9 years old.
  • It is part of a federation between Sheddingdean and Southgate Community Primary School, offering a broader range of resources and opportunities.
  • The school has a strong sense of community, participating in local induction programs, festivals, and other community events.
  • The latest Ofsted report from 2022 provided a rating of 'good' in all areas, recognizing the school's positive working atmosphere and educational benefits for children.
  • The school improves pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development, nurturing each individual's abilities and talents, and developing confidence and self-assurance.
  • It takes pride in maintaining a highly experienced and dedicated staff, ensuring professional growth, and the delivery of an engaging, broad, and balanced curriculum within a safe learning environment.

Sheddingdean School strives to meet the academic needs of all its pupils, offering a wide range of extra-curricular activities and opportunities for personal development, ensuring each child's potential is fully realized. The school aims to foster qualities such as confidence, resilience, independence, creativity, and respect, providing a solid foundation for future success. It places a strong focus on the arts, languages, and physical education, encouraging collaboration and teamwork while developing each child's unique strengths and interests.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 196
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 50.51%
Girls: 49.49%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 30
2 29
3 29
4 28
5 30
6 20

Ofsted Rating Requires Improvement
Last Inspection Date 2024-04-30
Date Description Report
2024-02-27 School inspection: School inspection:
2021-12-08 School inspection: School inspection:
2016-10-11 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2014-12-02 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2014-09-23 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-03-22 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2008-02-12 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2004-02-09 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 25% 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 99 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 98 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 -5 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing -4.6 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths -4.7 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 50 1
Third Preference 32 0
From another Local Authority 1 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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