Gislingham Church of England Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 5-11
Religion Church of England
Address Broadfields Road
Gislingham
Eye
Suffolk
IP23 8HX
Phone 01379783283
Reference Number 143065

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Gislingham Church of England Primary School is a vibrant and nurturing educational institution located in Gislingham, Suffolk, UK (postcode IP23 8HX). An integral part of Gislingham community, the school is in the Diocese of St. Edmundsbury and Ipswich. It offers high-quality education for pupils between the ages of 4 and 11, following the National Curriculum and the Church of England's Vision for Education, which emphasizes the promotion of spiritual, moral, social, cultural, mental, and physical development in all aspects of school life.

The school is a converter academy, meaning it has converted to academy status from a maintained school and is independent of direct local authority control. The comprehensive primary curriculum is supplemented with enriching extra-curricular activities, after-school clubs, and exciting school events.

Pastoral care is a priority, ensuring all pupils feel safe, secure, and valued, while developing a sense of community, compassion, and empathy. As a result, the school achieved a "Good" rating from Ofsted inspection in 2018, with the inspectorators stating it to be a community where everyone shares the responsibility of achieving the highest standards, fostering welcoming relationships and a strong culture of supporting and challenging one another.

Gislingham Church of England Primary School has a close relationship with the village's parish church, St. Margaret's, which plays an important role in school life. With a strong focus on the Christian ethos, the school promotes British values, preparing pupils for their future lives as confident, responsible, and active members of society.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 150
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 45.45%
Girls: 54.55%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 22
2 17
3 23
4 23
5 18
6 24

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2024-06-10
Date Description Report
2024-04-16 School inspection: School inspection:
2016-08-04 Academy conversion letter Academy conversion letter
Previously as Gislingham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School
2012-10-17 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2009-11-10 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-05-15 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2002-12-02 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 83% Unlock Unlock
Pupils meeting a higher standard 8% Unlock Unlock

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 110 Unlock Unlock
Maths 107 Unlock Unlock

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 4 Unlock Unlock
Writing 5.2 Unlock Unlock
Maths 1.9 Unlock Unlock

How many students meet the standards

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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.

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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.

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2024 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
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Second Preference 8 0
Third Preference 3 0
From another Local Authority 0 0

Previous Years

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Name Distance
Mellis Church of England Primary School
Yaxley Road, Mellis, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 8DP
2.73 miles
Bacton Primary School
Taylors Green, Bacton, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 4LL
2.98 miles
St Botolph's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School
Back Hills, Botesdale, Nr Diss, Suffolk, IP22 1DW
3.28 miles
Wortham Primary School
Wortham, Bury Road, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 1PX
3.51 miles
Mendlesham Primary School
Old Station Road, Mendlesham, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 5RT
4.12 miles
Walsham-le-Willows Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School
Wattisfield Road, Walsham-le-Willows, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP31 3BD
4.25 miles
Thorndon Church of England Primary School
The Street, Thorndon, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 7JR
4.35 miles
Wetheringsett Church of England Primary School
Church Street, Wetheringsett, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 5PJ
4.44 miles
St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary School, Eye
Church Street, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 7BD
4.92 miles
Name Distance
Hartismere School
Castleton Way, Eye, Suffolk, IP23 7BL
4.29 miles
Wetheringsett Manor School
Church Street, Wetheringsett – Cum- Brockford, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 5QX
4.46 miles
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