St Francis C.E. Primary School

St Francis C.E. Primary School

  • “Governors share the passion of senior leaders to secure the best possible outcomes for pupils.”OFSTED June 2016
  • “Relationships between teachers and pupils are excellent.”OFSTED June 2016
  • “Teachers make activities fun and relevant, which captures pupils' interests and ensures their good learning.”OFSTED June 2016
  • “There is a strong and positive ethos in the school.”OFSTED June 2016
  • “Pupils make good progress across the school, particularly in writing and mathematics.”OFSTED June 2016
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parish links and church inspection

Our school is inspected by the Diocese of Oxford to evaluate the distinctiveness and effectiveness of the school as a church school. This is known as SIAMS (Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools).

The The distinctiveness and effectiveness of St Francis as a Church of England school are good. The strategic leadership of the governors and senior staff is effective in promoting the Christian vision and values of the school ensuring that it is continually improving. The school has a well embedded Christian ethos stemming from a sound understanding and application of its distinctive Christian values to all areas of school life. The school’s relationships with parents, St Francis church and the community are strong, stemming from the school’s Christian vision to promote the God-given potential of each child to the full. The school’s distinctive Christian character, understood and valued by all key stakeholders, results in high standards of behaviour and good quality relationships across the school.

 

SIAMS Report - May 2017

Please click here for a full copy of the SIAMS report.

Our parish links


St Francis Church, Holloway                                                          

We have strong links with St Francis Church which is part of the parish of Cowley Churches of St James and St Francis. We regularly welcome members of the parish community to lead 'Open the Book' assemblies and we visit St Francis church as part of our collective worship programme each term. To find out more about the parish please click here.