St John’s Cathedral Catholic Primary School

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St John’s Cathedral Catholic Primary School


Name St John’s Cathedral Catholic Primary School
Website http://www.stjohnscathedralschool.org.uk/
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Address Cottage View, Landport, Portsmouth, PO1 1PX
Phone Number 02392821055
Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Roman Catholic
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 231 (44.6% boys 55.4% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 19.0
Local Authority Portsmouth
Percentage Free School Meals 17.4%
Percentage English is Not First Language 61.4%
Persistent Absence 2.7%
Pupils with SEN Support 10.2%
Catchment Area Indicator Available Yes
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (12 March 2008)
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Description of the school

St John’s Cathedral Catholic Primary School is located in the heart of the city of Portsmouth. Its pupils come from a range of backgrounds but there are significant levels of disadvantage in the communities from which it draws most of its intake. The school is similar in size to the average for primary schools nationally. The proportion of its pupils who speak English as an additional language is higher than average, as is the percentage from minority ethnic groups. Overall, the school has a higher than average percentage of pupils who have learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Most of these pupils have either moderate learning difficulties or behavioural, emotional or social difficulties. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate