Worple Street, Mortlake, London SW14 8HE
10 reasons to choose St Mary Magdalen's Catholic Primary School, Mortlake
Main point of differentiation
St Mary Magdalen’s Catholic Primary School, Mortlake is one of the best state primary schools in the Barnes and Mortlake area, ranking in the top 50 schools in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 74. One-form entry, it also has smaller class sizes than most state primary schools. (read the area review here)
St Mary Magdalen’s Catholic Primary School, Mortlake is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Roman Catholic voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2013) inspection.
Average class size
St Mary Magdalen’s Catholic Primary School, Mortlake usually has one class per year from Reception, and an average class size of 25 pupils.
Exam results and leavers' destinations
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that St Mary Magdalen’s Catholic Primary School, Mortlake ranks in the top 2% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 12% of schools. Pupils go on to one of 15 secondary schools including some academically selective private & state schools.
The St Mary Magdalen's Catholic Primary School, Mortlake curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Catholic social morality and also includes PSHE, French, Italian. It is a subject based curriculum with topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for art/DT, languages, music and sport.
Sport at St Mary Magdalen's Catholic Primary School, Mortlake
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at St Mary Magdalen's Catholic Primary School, Mortlake
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and orchestra. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 8.00am.
Find another school near St Mary Magdalen's Catholic Primary School, Mortlake
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