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Curriculum

Here at St John's we offer a broad and balanced curriculum, we provide a large number of extra curricular activities and many educational visits for our children. Staff also ensure that the children are given exciting opportunities to enrich their learning through arranging visitors to come into school, who bring a new aspect to the curriculum.

For more information about our curriculum please click here

Admissions

Our admissions policy for school is available for download at the bottom of this page and on our school policies page. 

School Performance Tables

You can access the School Performance Tables for St John's published by the Secretary of State on the Department for Educations website by clicking here.

Inspection Reports

St John's Ofsted report, RE Report and School Performance Table are all listed on our Inspection Reports page here. 

School Data

The new National curriculum was assessed in 2016 for the first time. New tests with higher expectations were taken by children at the end of year 2 and year 6.

It is no longer possible to compare school results to previous year’s results as children no longer receive a numbered level.

In place of levels children are assessed to check whether they have achieved the expected standard.  Some children may achieve standards above those expected by children of their age and will be judged to be working at greater depth.
 

What does 'expected standard' mean?

The 'expected standard' for Year 6 is met when a pupil achieves at least 100 on a scaled score (which ranges from 80 - 120) in reading; spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG) or mathematics in their SAT tests. 

What are scaled scores? 

The 'scaled score' is the raw score they achieve on their test papers 'scaled' to a score between 80-120.

Children who achieve a scaled score of 110+ on the scaled score are identified as achieving a higher standard.

Outcomes in writing

Outcomes in writing are determined by assessments made by the teaching staff. A child will be assessed by the teacher as meeting the expected standard or working at greater depth within the standard.

Progress Measures

The progress measure for the year group indicates whether the children, collectively, have made progress ‘below’, ‘in line with’ or ‘above’ expectation nationally.

A progress score of approximately 0 means pupils in a school (on average) do about as well at KS2 as those nationally.

positive score means pupils in a school (on average) do better at KS2 than those nationally.

negative score means pupils (on average) do less well at KS2 than those nationally.

 

To view our latest 2019 school data in a downloadable pdf please click here

End of Summer term 2019 final data

EYFS- children reaching a good level of development

 

  2019 2019 National 2018 2017
All Pupils 66% 72% 66% 65%
Phonics screening 2019

Year 1

  Number of Pupils 2019 National 2019 School 2018 School 2017
All Pupils 47 / 55  85% 82% 90% 84%
Year 2 cumulative
  Number of Pupils 2019 National 2019 School 2018
All pupils  55/57 95% 91% 88%
Year 2

 


Working at age related expectations or above


Working at greater depth

 

 

School
2019

 

National
2019

 

School
2018

 

School 2017

 

School
2019

 

National
2019

 

School
2018

 

School 2017


Reading


71%


75%


74%


68%


25%


25%


20%


27%


Writing


61%


69%


65%


63%


18%


15%


16%


16%


Maths


71%


76%


70%


65%


18%


22%


18%


24%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 6

 


Working at the expected standard


Working above the expected standard

 


School 2019


National
2019


School 2018


School
2017


School 2016


School 2019


National
2019


National  2018


School 2018


School 2017


School 2016


Reading


87%


73%


66%


69%


50%


38%


27%


28%


23%


10%


0%


Writing


87%


78%


91%


74%


64%


28%


20%


20%


35%


19%


7%


Maths


83%


79%


80%


86%


57%


36%


27%


24%


14%


21%


7%


GPS


87%


78%


82%


81%


61%


45%


36%


34%


43%


40%


0%


Combined Reading, Writing and Maths


83%


65%


59%


64%


44%


19%


11%


10%


9%


7%


0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Average Scaled Score
Maths 106
Reading 106
Grammar and Punctuation 107
Key stage 2 progress
  2016 2017 2018 2019
Reading -2.9 -3.8 -3.6 1.2
Writing -2.8 - 2.2  +0.9 1.3
Maths -1.7 -1.4 -2.4 0.1

 

To view school data from previous years (2015-2018) please click here.

Parent Courses

We have information about parent courses during the school day.

There has been a Zumba class and beauty courses run throughout the year.

Maths workshops have run for parents,including ways to help you assist your child/children with their maths development. These were a great success and there will be more courses arranged in the future.

Please check out our Parental Involvement & Courses page for the latest course information.

 

Inspection Reports

To view our Ofsted Report, RE Inspection Report, the Fountain's Children Centre Report, and links to the Ofsted Data Dashboard and School Performance tables on our Inspection Reports page, please click here.