St Louis Catholic Middle School Bury St Edmunds

St Louis Catholic Middle School is a Voluntary Aided School located in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, teaching Middle deemed Secondary students aged between 9 and 13 years of age.

The school operates under the Suffolk local authority.

St Louis Catholic Middle School was inspected by Ofsted on 13 June 2013.

School Location

School Information

School nameSt Louis Catholic Middle School
Acting HeadteacherMrs Rose Heap
Number of pupils565
Type of schoolVoluntary Aided School
Phase of educationMiddle deemed Secondary
Ages9 - 13
Local authoritySuffolk
Parliamentary constituencyBury St. Edmunds

Ofsted Report

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OVERALL EFFECTIVENESS

How good is this school?


Outstanding - St Louis Catholic Middle School is an outstanding school, highly effective in delivering outcomes that provide exceptionally well for pupils' needs. This school ensures that their pupils are very well equipped for the next stage of their education, training or employment.


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BEHAVIOUR

Behaviour and safety of pupils:


Outstanding - St Louis Catholic Middle School is an outstanding school, highly effective in delivering outcomes that provide exceptionally well for pupils' needs. This school ensures that their pupils are very well equipped for the next stage of their education, training or employment.


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LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT

Overall leadership and management grade:


Outstanding - St Louis Catholic Middle School is an outstanding school, highly effective in delivering outcomes that provide exceptionally well for pupils' needs. This school ensures that their pupils are very well equipped for the next stage of their education, training or employment.


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QUALITY OF TEACHING

Overall quality of the teaching provided:


Outstanding - St Louis Catholic Middle School is an outstanding school, highly effective in delivering outcomes that provide exceptionally well for pupils' needs. This school ensures that their pupils are very well equipped for the next stage of their education, training or employment.


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St Louis Catholic Middle SchoolOfsted Report
Inspection Start Date13 June 2013
Inspection End Date14 June 2013
Inspection TypeS5 Inspection
Overall1 - Outstanding
Achievement1 - Outstanding
Behaviour & Safety1 - Outstanding
Quality of Teaching1 - Outstanding
Leadership & Management1 - Outstanding
Category of Concern
Warning Notice0

Full Ofsted Report
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http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/inspection-reports/find-inspection-report/provider/ELS/114884.

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Ofsted carry out full regulatory inspections of schools and educational institutions throughout England. Reporting to the UK government, Ofsted are both impartial and independent, and inspect institutions that care for young people and children, as well as organisations that provide education or skills for people of all ages.

Ofsted inspects education providers, children's services and organisations that provide education or skills. One or more Ofsted inspectors visit a provider to inspect the quality of teaching, the levels of achievement that pupils achieve, the behaviour of those who are in attendance, and the effectiveness of teaching that schools provide to their pupils.

A typical Ofsted report will contain information about how well their inspectors think that a school is performing, as well as ways that it can improve certain areas. It also includes data on how well students are performing, both in their general education and their well-being. In addition, Ofsted inspectors will include feedback from parents and carers about their views and opinions of the school.

In order to produce a useful tool for improvement, inspectors will give a school an overall grade for how good they think a school is:

  • Grade 1 - Outstanding
  • Grade 2 - Good
  • Grade 3 - Requires improvement
  • Grade 4 - Inadequate


Should a school be judged as 'requires improvement' or 'inadequate', then the Ofsted report will explain why the grade was given, as well as ways how the school can improve their grade.

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KS2 Test Results & Progress

  All pupils Low attainers Middle attainers High attainers
Pupils eligible for KS2 assessment 107   
Percentage achieving level 3 or below in reading, writing and maths 3%SUPP 2% 0%
Percentage achieving level 4 or above in reading, writing and maths 70%SUPP 59% 98%
Percentage achieving level 4B or above in reading and maths and level 4 or above in writing 59%SUPP 39% 95%
Percentage achieving level 5 or above in reading, writing and maths 19%SUPP 0% 46%
Percentage making expected progress in reading 88%SUPP 89% 93%
Percentage making expected progress in writing 91%SUPP 91% 90%
Percentage making expected progress in maths 76%SUPP 65% 90%
Average point score 28.3