Gillespie Primary School

General Info

Education Phase
Primary
Ofsted rating
Outstanding
Nov 8 2023 Ofsted report
Gender
Mixed
Age range
3 - 11 y.o.
Type
Local authority maintained schools
Funding
State-funded primary
Admissions policy
Not applicable
Religious Character
Does not apply
Sixth Form
Does not have a sixth form
Local authority
Islington
Unique reference
100405
Address
Gillespie Road, N5 1LH

Pupils

Number of Pupils
225 (98% of total capacity)
Boys
47.6%
Girls
52.4%
First language not English
38.7%
Free school meals (FSM)
19.1%
Persistent absence
6.6%
Special education needs (SEN)
16.4%
Pupil ethnicities
White British 38.7%
Other White 24%
Mixed 19.1%
African 7.1%
Other 5.3%
Bangladeshi 3.1%
Indian 1.3%
Caribbean 0.9%
Other Asian 0.4%
Capacity %, Persistent absence and other Pupils data: Year 2022-2023

Exam Results

Primary Results

Progress score in reading, writing and maths

ReadingAverage1.3
WritingAverage0.6
MathsWell above average3.2
Year 2022-2023

Pupils meeting EXPECTED standard in reading, writing and maths

School 83%
Local authority average 65%
England average 60%

Pupils achieving at a HIGHER standard in reading, writing and maths

School 7%
Local authority average 11%
England average 8%

Average score in reading

School 109
Local authority average 106
England average 105

Average score in maths

School 110
Local authority average 105
England average 104
Year 2022-2023

Admissions

Gillespie Primary School

Admission Policy
n/a
Total available places
29
Status
Oversubscribed
This school is Oversubscribed because there were more 1st preference applications than available places.

Applications

1st preference
56
2nd preference
80
3rd preference
49
From another Local Authority
54
Breakdown of applications made to this school within the deadline (in-year applications are excluded)

Offers

1st preference
29
2nd preference
0
3rd preference
0
To another Local Authority
2
Breakdown of offers made on National Offer Day (in-year applications are excluded)
Year 2023-2024

Class sizes

Class typeClass size
Average size of one-teacher classes28.1
Average size of key stage 1 classes taught by one teacher30
Average size of key stage 2 classes taught by one teacher29.3
Year 2022-2023

Cohort sizes

Class type
Total
Boys
Girls
Nursery Year 2, Part-time
8
4
4
Nursery Year 2, Full-time
10
6
4
Reception, Full-time
30
16
14
Year 1
30
13
17
Year 2
30
14
16
Year 3
29
14
15
Year 4
30
15
15
Year 5
28
10
18
Year 6
30
15
15
Year 2022-2023
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