Welcome to Divine Saviour School
Welcome to Divine Saviour School's Website
Divine Saviour School has introduced a brand new and exciting curriculum! We launched our new curriculum on 4th September 2014. Please download information about our new curriculum here.
We use 'Letters and Sounds' to teach phonics at Divine Saviour School
Progression Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6 (to follow)
Divine Saviour School achieved a 'good' grade in its recent Ofsted Inspection. Please see report attached.
Poppy Display on Remembrance Day
Divine Saviour School has spaces in Nursery Class
Welcome to the Divine Saviour Primary School website. Thank you for your interest. We hope that you find your visit informative and useful, and that by the end of your visit you will have gained an insight into the hopes and aspirations of our school community.
We are very proud of our happy and successful school, made possible only with the support of our dedicated team of hardworking staff, Governing Body and School Association (PTA). Please take a moment to read our Ofsted reports.
We are a Catholic Primary School where our values, beliefs and practice permeate every aspect of school in line with our mission statement 'Learning to live like Jesus, through love, truth and understanding'. Our aim is to promote the best interests of the children so that they are able to meet their full potential by working in partnership with parents as a community that follows Christ.
Divine Saviour School is a one form entry school which has close links with the parishes of St. Saviour's in Abbots Langley and Our Lady Mother of the Saviour, Chipperfield. The school is a Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary school within the Arch-Diocese of Westminster, for boys and girls aged four and half to eleven, and in the Nursery from rising four year olds.
It is always a pleasure to welcome prospective parents to our school; you are warmly invited to visit us during the day.We do hope that you will enjoy browsing through our website and be encouraged to visit us soon.
July 2014 Results
Key Stage 1 Results (Year 2)
(Level 2 = Expected level, Level 3 = Exceeding expected level)
Speaking and listening 87% Level 2+ 27% Level 3
Reading 90% Level 2+ 37% level 3
Writing 87% Level 2+ 7% Level 3
Mathematics 93% Level 2+ 40% level 3
Science 93% level 2+ 27% Level 3
This represents an improvement in level 3 maths, science and reading. The children have made good progress in Key Stage 1.
Key Stage 1 results for the last ten years at Divine Saviour School.
Key Stage 2 Results (Year 6)
(Level 4 = Expected level, Level 5 or 6 = Exceeding expected level)
Reading (Teacher Assessment) 87% Level 4+ 53% Level 5+
Reading (Test) 87% Level 4+ 53% Level 5
Writing (Moderated) 97% Level 4+ 17% level 5
Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Test 67% Level 4+ 47% Level 5 7% Level 6
Mathematics (Teacher Assessment) 93% Level 4+ 45% Level 5 7% Level 6
Mathematics (Test) 83% level 4+ 33% Level 5+ 13% Level 6
Science (Teacher Assessment) 87% Level 4+ 50% Level 5
Percentage achieving level 4 or above in reading, writing and maths:
School 80%, Hertfordshire 83%, National TO ADD %
Percentage making expected progress in:
Percentage achieving level 5 or above:
Link to national Performance Tables http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/performance
Early Years Foundation Stage Profile Results (Reception Class)
Divine Saviour School's results improved in all areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile this year with the school exceeding the Hertfordshire and National averages in all areas. This is a result of the focus on developing child initiated learning, independent learning, and the teaching of phonics, reading, maths and emergent writing. This represents a Good Level of Development.
Areas of Learning:
(Percentages achiving or excceding Age Related Expectations (ARE))
- Communication and language 88%
- Physical development 92%
- Personal, social and emotional development 92%
- Literacy 96%
- Mathematics 96%
- Understanding the world 100%
- Expressive arts and design 93%
- Prime learning goals 84%
- Specific learning goals 96%
- All learning goals 84%
Divine Saviour School is a safeguarding school where the safety and security of all children is paramount. We aim to discuss any matters of concern with parents directly, but in some circumstances it may be necessary for the school to share information with other agencies before contacting parents. A copy of our Child Protection policy can be downloaded here.
Parents of children at Divine Saviour School are invited to give feedback on the school using the questionnaire on http://parentview.ofsted.gov.uk
Children are able to access learning resources through our Learning Platform:
Parents of children at the school will also be able to log on to our Learning Platform soon to access information.