St Andrew's Church of England Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 4-11
Religion Church of England
Address Stonyacres
Yetminster
Sherborne
Dorset
DT9 6LS
Phone 01935872430
Reference Number 144416

Description

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St Andrew's Church of England Primary School is a welcoming and inclusive educational institution located in the Bridport town area, with the postcode DT9 6LS in Dorset, England. The school is part of the Church of England family of schools and shares a strong commitment to educating and nurturing its pupils within a caring Christian community. Some key facts about the school are:

  • It caters to pupils aged 4–11, with its primary focus being their academic and personal growth.
  • St Andrew's has a distinctive Christian ethos, yet it welcomes families from all backgrounds and welcomes children from many different faiths.
  • The latest Ofsted report from September 2022 rates the school as "Good" in all aspects, including pupils' achievements, quality of education, leadership and management, personal development, and behavior and welfare.
  • The school has a current capacity of 210 places with an admission number of 30 per year group.
  • Facilities at St Andrew's include a Children's Centre, a social hub area used for before and after school clubs, and a large playing field.
  • The headteacher is Will Parham.

Overall, St Andrew's Church of England Primary School strives to improve pupils' attitudes towards learning, independent learning skills, and their ability to maintain effort, resilience, and focus during lessons. The school's mission is to prepare children for the next stage of their learning journey, develop their confidence and independence, and inspire them to become lifelong learners.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 118
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 50.85%
Girls: 49.15%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 19
2 15
3 18
4 15
5 12
6 23

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2021-10-18
Date Description Report
2021-09-21 School inspection: School inspection:
2017-06-06 Academy conversion letter Academy conversion letter
Previously as St Andrew's Church of England Primary School, Yetminster
2016-02-04 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2013-12-03 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-05-05 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2009-01-29 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2008-04-30 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2004-03-08 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 26% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 4% 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 97 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 -1.6 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing -1.7 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths -7.1 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 7 0
Third Preference 3 0
From another Local Authority 1 1

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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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