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  • Colville Primary School
    Lonsdale Road
    Portobello Road
    London
    W11 2DF
  • Head: Mr Jagdeep Birdi Ba (Hons) With Qts
  • T 020 7229 6540
  • F 020 7243 3193
  • E info@colville.rbkc.sch.uk
  • W www.colville.rbkc.sch.uk
  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Kensington & Chelsea
  • Pupils: 412
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Good 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
    • 1 Full inspection 20th November 2013
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Satisfactory on 23rd November 2011
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

In the last five years, standards of attainment achieved by the school have shot up, with Colville having received two ministerial congratulations in the last two years alone – and the parents, particularly those of the older kids, can’t believe their luck. ‘Every single day, my children look forward to going to school,’ one parent told us. Playtime here does what it says on the tin, with raucous children running around loudly and happily and making…

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Since 2011, Jagdeep Birdi BA QTS (40s). Studied history, English and education at Lancaster, then headed for the Big Smoke, where he has since taught across five different London boroughs. For the 11 years before he joined Colville, he was deputy head at Ronald Ross, Wimbledon, then at Sir John Lillie, Fulham.

Despite the school leaping from its place in the bottom 200 schools in the country to one of the top 200 since he joined, he’s not one to wax lyrical about vision, strategy and grand plans. Not for him the stereotypical headteacher mini-speech packed with well-practised bullet points of what makes the school, and him, great. In fact, this modest, mild-mannered man even struggled to answer our questions about what it is that makes the school stand out, although...

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