Central Primary School (Watford) data

Central Primary School is located in Watford and falls under the local authority of Hertfordshire. This mixed-sex primary school has 433 pupils, with a capacity of 470, aged from three up to eleven, and the type of establishment is community school. The school has 24 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £31,817. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 8th November 2017 resulting in an good rating.

Central Primary School contact details

AddressCentral Primary School
Derby Road
WD17 2LX
HeadteacherMs Katie Bentham

About Central Primary School

Phase of EducationPrimary
Type of EstablishmentCommunity school
Admissions PolicyNot applicable
Statutory Low Age3
Statutory High Age11
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormDoes not have a sixth form
Religious CharacterDoes not apply
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesHas Special Classes


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity470
Number of Pupils43392% capacity
Number of Boys22151%
Number of Girls21249%
Free School Meals (%)18%

Where is Central Primary School?

Street AddressDerby Road
PostcodeWD17 2LX
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Central Primary School on a map

Central Primary School map (WD17 2LX) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted RegionEast of England

Central Primary School Ofsted Report

This table compares the Central Primary School Ofsted reports from 7th November 2017 (10031456) and 20th June 2013 (ITS405689).

Inspection number10031456ITS405689
Inspection typeMaintained Academy and School Short inspection
Inspection type groupingSection 8 conversion
Inspection start date7th November 201720th June 2013
Inspection end date8th November 201721st June 2013
Publication date4th December 201712th July 2013
Overall effectiveness
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection8th November 2017
Ofsted RatingGood
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Central Primary School

Total Number of Teachers24
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)23.4
Total Number of Teaching Assistants22
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)15.8
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff7
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)6
Pupil:Teacher Ratio15.5
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£31,817

Central Primary School administrative data

Establishment NameCentral Primary School
Establishment Number2116
Unique Reference Number117156
Local AuthorityHertfordshire
Local Authority Code919
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE10000015
Government Office RegionEast of England
District CodeE07000103
Parliamentary ConstituencyWatford
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaWatford 009
Lower Super Output AreaWatford 009B

Central Primary School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date18th January 2022
Reason Establishment OpenedNot applicable
Reason Establishment ClosedNot applicable

Pupil Referral Unit

Teenage MothersNot applicable
Child Care FacilitiesNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Provision in Primary Care UnitNot applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Provides for Educational and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)Not applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Offers Tuition by Another ProviderNot applicable

Special Educational Needs

Section 41 ApprovedNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Priority 1SLCN - Speech, language and Communication


Trust flagNot applicable
School Sponsor flagNot applicable


Federation flagNot under a federation

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10077244
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Central Primary School geodata


Nearest schools to Central Primary School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Watford St John's Church of England Primary School
32 Clarendon Road, Watford, WD17 1JJ
Watford Grammar School for Girls
Lady's Close, Watford, WD18 0AE
Field Junior School
Watford Field Road, Watford, WD18 0AZ
Watford Field School (Infant & Nursery)
Neal Street, Watford, WD18 0WF
Chater Junior School
Addiscombe Road, Watford, WD18 0WN
Chater Infant School
Chater Infant School, Southsea Avenue, Watford, WD18 7RD
Longwood School
Bushey Hall Drive, Bushey, WD23 2QG
Not applicable1.2km
Lanchester Primary School
Hempstead Road, Watford, WD17 3HD
West Herts College
Watford Campus, Hempstead Road, Watford, WD17 3EZ
16 plus1.2km
Bushey and Oxhey Infant School
Aldenham Road, Bushey, WD23 2QH