Charlton Horethorne Church of England Primary School

Type Primary
Age Range 4-11
Religion Church of England
Address Charlton Horethorne
Phone 01963220345
Reference Number 146896



Charlton Horethorne Church of England Primary School is a thriving primary institution located in the picturesque village of Charlton Horethorne, with the postcode DT9 4NL. The school has a strong church connection and follows the values of Christian ethos, encouraging personal development while fostering a sense of community and wellbeing.

Some facts about Charlton Horethorne C of E Primary School include:

  • A dedicated, experienced team of professionals focused on delivering excellent teaching and learning opportunities for children aged 4-11 years.
  • Situated on the edge of Charlton Horethorne, with an extensive grounds providing space for sport, a wildlife area, and a Forest School.
  • Offers a rich and comprehensive curriculum, promoting and developing children's creativity, physical and emotional wellbeing.
  • Involved in partnerships with the Local Authority, Somerset Music Education Hub, and Somerset School Games.
  • Consistent in achieving outstanding Ofsted results, and recently being praised for its strong leadership.
  • Community-oriented, with charitable initiatives such as fundraising walks and support for local foodbanks.

Charlton Horethorne Church of England Primary School is widely recognized as a place where children are encouraged to explore and discover, nurturing confidence, self-esteem, and empathy, aiming to nurture citizens of the future.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 54
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 38.89%
Girls: 61.11%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 8
2 8
3 4
4 3
5 12
6 9

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-09-25
Date Description Report
2023-07-11 School inspection: School inspection:
2019-05-08 Academy conversion letter Academy conversion letter
2017-02-28 Short inspection Short inspection
2012-05-09 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2008-10-08 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2004-09-13 Full inspection Full inspection

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 56% 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 101 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 -4.7 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing -2.2 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths -6 Upgrade Upgrade

2024 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Upgrade Upgrade
Second Preference 4 1
Third Preference 2 0
From another Local Authority 0 0

Previous Years



Age Range

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Key Stage 2 Attainment

Students Meeting expected standard

Students Meeting higher standard

GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

Students getting 5 or more GCSE's at grade 9-4 (A-C)