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  • St Paul's Catholic Primary School, Thames Ditton
    Hampton Court Way
    Thames Ditton
    KT7 0LP
  • Head: Mrs M F Johnson
  • T 020 8398 6791
  • F 020 8398 6080
  • E info@stpauls-tham…
  • W www.stpauls-th…
  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 11.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Surrey
  • Pupils: 389
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Open days: July, November
  • 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 17th January 2014
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 18th March 2008
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

She knows all the children by name - and promises to keep this up even when the school has doubled in size. As it is, parents wonder at her grasp of all the smallest details of their lives, and the praise continues - 'she's fantastic - the school is as good as it is because of her.' High praise from parents for an able and effective teaching staff. 'Every time we change classes we say we wish we could have that teacher again – and then the next one is just another delight,' said a mother who has had children at the school for many years....

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Head teacher

Since 1990, Mrs Fionnuala Johnson, BEd (late 40s), married with two children. Garners huge respect from parents, who regard her as the architect of the school's (and their children's) success. Descriptions of her vary along the spectrum from 'strong, impressive leader', through 'powerful personality' to 'formidable' (we'll vouch for that) - but most also mention her caring side. 'The children adore her - tempered by due reverence,' said one mother. 'I've seen children run across the playground to hug her,' said another.

Has plenty to say about the school - of which she is fiercely proud - and is full of plans and ideas for the future. She knows all the children by name - and promises to keep this up even when the school has doubled in size. As...

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