St Paul's Catholic Primary School
- St Paul's Catholic Primary School
- Head: Mrs Yvonne Devereux
- T 01992 635060
- F 01992 625 215
- E [email protected]
- W stpauls.herts.dbprimary.com
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Hertfordshire
- Pupils: 202
- Religion: Roman Catholic
- Open days: Please contact the office to arrange a tour of the school.
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- Early years provision Good 1
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 1
- 1 Full inspection 24th January 2017
- Previous Ofsted grade: Requires improvement on 12th February 2015
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
The school was judged 'good' by Ofsted in 2017, with a judgement of 'outstanding' for personal development, behaviour and welfare. Ofsted noted that: 'Staff are extremely vigilant in ensuring that pupils know how to keep themselves safe in and out of school. Parents are very supportive and feel involved in the life of the school. They say that staff are friendly and very approachable. Effective teaching means that most pupils make brisk progress in their learning. This is especially true in English. The school has worked hard to ensure that the quality of teaching is consistent in all classrooms. Pupils’ behaviour in classrooms and around the school is outstanding. They are extremely polite and welcoming and they are highly positive about their learning.' ...Read more
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Special Education Needs
Provision for children with special educational needs is the responsibility of the class teacher, supported by the Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo). Individual provision maps are written, with parents and pupils, in order to identify a pupil's strengths, areas of need and strategies that will be implemented. The SENCo works closely with outside agencies to best support pupils. A strong and positive relationship is built with parents to ensure that the child at the centre of everything.
Interpreting catchment maps
The maps show in colour where the pupils at a school came from*. Red = most pupils to Blue = fewest.
Where the map is not coloured we have no record in the previous three years of any pupils being admitted from that location based on the options chosen.
For help and explanation of our catchment maps see: Catchment maps explained
If there are more applicants to a school than it has places for, who gets in is determined by which applicants best fulfil the admissions criteria.
Admissions criteria are often complicated, and may change from year to year. The best source of information is usually the relevant local authority website, but once you have set your sights on a school it is a good idea to ask them how they see things panning out for the year that you are interested in.
Many schools admit children based on distance from the school or a fixed catchment area. For such schools, the cut-off distance will vary from year to year, especially if the school give priority to siblings, and the pattern will be of a central core with outliers (who will mostly be siblings). Schools that admit on the basis of academic or religious selection will have a much more scattered pattern.
*The coloured areas outlined in black are Census Output Areas. These are made up of a group of neighbouring postcodes, which accounts for their odd shapes. These provide an indication, but not a precise map, of the school’s catchment: always refer to local authority and school websites for precise information.
The 'hotter' the colour the more children have been admitted.
Children get into the school from here:
sometimes, but not in this year