Hampden Gurney CofE Primary School


Name Hampden Gurney CofE Primary School
Website http://www.hampdengurneyschool.org.uk/
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 08 May 2009
Address 13 Nutford Place, London, W1H 5HA
Phone Number 02076414195
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Church of England
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 226 (49% boys 51% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 18.3
Local Authority Westminster
Percentage Free School Meals 4.9%
Percentage English is Not First Language 54.4%

Description of the school

This average-sized school serves a culturally and socially diverse community. Approximately six out of ten pupils are from minority ethnic backgrounds and this is well above that found in most schools. A small number are at an early stage of learning English. The largest ethnic groups are of European backgrounds, Black Caribbean, Chinese and mixed backgrounds. The school has gained a substantial number of national awards including the Challenge Award from the National Association for Able Children in Education for its work with able, gifted and talented pupils and the Activemark for its good physical activity provision. There is Early Years Foundation provision for pupils in the Nursery and Reception classes. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate