School Performance and Data

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School Performance and Data


Beddington Park Primary is amongst the top ten primary schools in the whole of London, the top sixty primary schools in the whole of the country – and  has once again been placed at the very top of the 2016 Primary League Table for Sutton!

There are approximately 24,500 primary schools in England and Wales.  The Daily Telegraph placed us comfortably within the top sixty primary schools in the whole country!  Take a look at the evidence supporting both of these statements by clicking on the links below:

We are the seventh best school in the whole of London!  Click here and scroll down to the video to see us listed!

The Evening Standard Primary School League Tables 2016 – This lists all schools nationally by Local Authority.  Once you have clicked on this link, simply navigate to the Sutton section and there we are, right at the top!

The Daily Telegraph “Primary League Tables 2016:  Top 1,000 Primary Schools” – Use the search bar at the top of the list to bring us up in this list.

The progress that our children make places us in the top 1% of all schools nationally for both Mathematics and Writing and in the top 6% of all schools nationally for Reading!

Another significant success this year was our school’s performance in the National Phonics Screening Check, which placed us within the top 5% of all schools nationally.  For this, we received a letter of congratulation from the Department for Education.  Ensuring that a child has strong knowledge and fluency within phonics can unlock the key to independent, lifelong learning!

These are just a few of the results and achievements which demonstrate the manner in which the school continues to go from strength to strength!


Looking at School Data:

As you would expect, there are many different ways to look at published school data.  This page intends to outline the key aspects to consider, and provide a straightforward guide to looking at and comparing key data.  In doing so, we will also give you all the ‘headline’ statistics for us here at Beddington Park Primary.

Firstly, we need to consider what type of data we are looking at.  ‘Attainment’ relates to the national ‘scaled score’ reached by our children – i.e. how highly they scored compared to children nationally.

However, attainment is only part of the picture.  Often considered even more important is the rapidity of ‘Progress’ across a school. This is important as it allows for a measure of impact whatever the initial and end attainment points might be.  For example, a child who began with scores very much lower than the national average, and leaves with scores above the national average, can arguably be said to have had a very successful school career.


The Department for Education congratulates us on our performance in the Phonics Screening Check.

The other thing to consider is the ‘groups’ that children are deemed to fall into. These allow the government, parents and carers to compare performance on a more like-for-like basis.  In addition to an ‘All Children’ group, a range of other categories also exist.  The government requires schools to compare, for example, the performances of children from different economic backgrounds, those who speak English as an additional language, those on the Special Educational Needs Register and many other aspects.

We are delighted to confirm that Beddington Park Primary School consistently scores very highly, across a whole range of subjects and groups,  in terms of both attainment and progress!

For the purposes of clarity and simplicity, we will present here the ‘Overall’ statistics from the most recent full academic year (2015/16).  Please rest assured that children in our school have very successful outcomes whatever ‘groups’ they might come from!  Should you want to look at the performances of any of these groups in more details, we would be delighted to demonstrate to you how!

For now though – the headline figures can be seen be clicking this link.

These are just a few of the results and achievements which, together go to help demonstrate the manner in which the school continues to go from strength to strength, building on our (already very positive!) OFSTED inspection report of 2013.  In fact, Beddington Park Primary continues to build, consolidate and develop significant and substantial successes year in, year out!

Comments From Our Community…

  • My child is making excellent progress. Very happy with ethos of school. Very dedicated staff – excellent leadership team.

  • Very happy with my son’s development at the school. Great staff, lovely school with a lovely atmosphere.

  • Best decision I made.

  • Very pleased with my son’s progression in his speech, as this was my biggest concern coming into a new school.

  • He loves coming in each day.

  • ISA marks 2015-2018 420X420
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