Sherborne Abbey Church of England Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 4-11
Religion Church of England
Address Lenthay Road
Sherborne
Dorset
DT9 6AQ
Phone 01935812318
Reference Number 144414

Description

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Sherborne Abbey Church of England Primary School is a British primary education institution located in Sherborne, Dorset (DT9 6AQ). The school is part of the Church of England's academic system, promoting Christian values in an inclusive and supportive learning environment. A few key facts about Sherborne Abbey CE Primary School include:

  • Founded in the mid-19th century, the school has a long-standing history in the Sherborne community.
  • Encompassing students from nursey to Year 4 (4-9 years old), the school nurtures the holistic development of each pupil.
  • Executes a broad curriculum, incorporating arts and innovation alongside the English National Curriculum.
  • Offers a variety of after-school clubs and activities, such as choir, dance, and music.
  • Benefits from the Historic Town of Sherborne, providing unique learning opportunities with regular visits to historical landmarks and museums.
  • Provides pastoral care and support systems to help each student grow academically, socially, emotionally, and spiritually.

The Sherborne Abbey CE Primary School community consists of dedicated staff, parents, and governors who are committed to fostering pupils' potential and empowering them to reach their full potential. The school's quaint architecture illustrates the blending of tradition and modernity, and its learning environment radiates the warmth and caring nature integral to its mission.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 360
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 47.5%
Girls: 52.5%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 40
2 56
3 48
4 48
5 48
6 66

Ofsted Rating This school has not had a rating yet.
Last Inspection Date 2022-01-14
Date Description Report
2021-11-10 School inspection School inspection
2017-06-06 Academy conversion letter Academy conversion letter
Previously as Sherborne Abbey Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School
2015-03-04 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-06-16 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2008-03-03 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2002-06-24 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 11% 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 103 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 102 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 -1.2 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 3.6 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths -0.7 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 22 1
Third Preference 11 0
From another Local Authority 13 2

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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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