Columbia Primary School (Bethnal Green) data

Columbia Primary School is located in Bethnal Green, London and falls under the local authority of Tower Hamlets. This mixed-sex primary school has 433 pupils, with a capacity of 450, aged from three up to eleven, and the type of establishment is community school. The school has 29 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £42,456. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 4th July 2023 resulting in an good rating.

Columbia Primary School contact details

AddressColumbia Primary School
Columbia Road
Bethnal Green
E2 7RG
HeadteacherMr Oliver Woodward

About Columbia 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 ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date19th January 2023
School Capacity450
Number of Pupils43396% capacity
Number of Boys19946%
Number of Girls23454%
Free School Meals (%)24.10%

Where is Columbia Primary School?

Street AddressColumbia Road
LocalityBethnal Green
PostcodeE2 7RG
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Columbia Primary School on a map

Columbia Primary School map (E2 7RG) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted Last Inspection4th July 2023
Ofsted RatingGood
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Columbia Primary School

Total Number of Teachers29
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)24.9
Total Number of Teaching Assistants31
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)19.2
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff9
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)7.4
Pupil:Teacher Ratio17.9
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£42,456

Columbia Primary School administrative data

Establishment NameColumbia Primary School
Establishment Number2118
Unique Reference Number100897
Local AuthorityTower Hamlets
Local Authority Code211
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE09000030
Government Office RegionLondon
DistrictTower Hamlets
District CodeE09000030
Parliamentary ConstituencyBethnal Green and Bow
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaTower Hamlets 006
Lower Super Output AreaTower Hamlets 006E

Columbia Primary School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date20th December 2023
Reason Establishment OpenedNot 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


Trust flagNot applicable
School Sponsor flagNot applicable


Federation flagNot under a federation

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10074596
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Columbia Primary School geodata


Nearest schools to Columbia Primary School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Mulberry Academy Shoreditch
Gosset Street, Bethnal Green, London, E2 6NW
Columbia Market Nursery School
Columbia Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 7PG
Haggerston School
Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London, E2 8LS
Elizabeth Selby Infants' School
Old Bethnal Green Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 6PP
Virginia Primary School
Virginia Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 7NQ
City of London Academy, Shoreditch Park
Hyde Road, London, N1 5JU
Lawdale Junior School
Mansford Street, Bethnal Green, London, E2 6LS
Randal Cremer Primary School
Ormsby Street, Shoreditch, Randal Cremer Primary School, Ormsby Street, London, E2 8JG
Oaklands School
Old Bethnal Green Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 6PR
Sebright School
Audrey Street, Goldsmiths Row, London, E2 8QH