The Priory Church of England Primary School (Christchurch) data

The Priory Church of England Primary School is located in Christchurch and falls under the local authority of Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. The school's religious denomination is Church of England. This mixed-sex primary school has 210 pupils, with a capacity of 210, aged from four up to eleven, and the type of establishment is voluntary aided school. The school has 9 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £39,158. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 21st March 2018 resulting in a satisfactory rating.


The Priory Church of England Primary School contact details

AddressThe Priory Church of England Primary School
Wick Lane
BH23 1HX
HeadteacherMr Paul Ruffle

About The Priory Church of England Primary School

Phase of EducationPrimary
Type of EstablishmentVoluntary aided school
Admissions PolicyNot applicable
Statutory Low Age4
Statutory High Age11
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormDoes not have a sixth form
Religious CharacterChurch of England
DioceseDiocese of Winchester
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity210
Number of Pupils210100% capacity
Number of Boys10048%
Number of Girls11052%
Free School Meals (%)7.6%

Where is The Priory Church of England Primary School?

Street AddressWick Lane
PostcodeBH23 1HX
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The Priory Church of England Primary School on a map

The Priory Church of England Primary School map (BH23 1HX) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Organisation ID1124701
Ofsted RegionSouth West
Deprivation Index3

The Priory Church of England Primary School Ofsted Report

This table compares the The Priory Church of England Primary School Ofsted reports from 21st March 2018 (10047861) and 5th February 2015 (ITS453698).

Inspection number10047861ITS453698
Inspection typeS5 Inspection
Inspection type groupingS5 Inspection
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date21st March 20185th February 2015
Inspection end date22nd March 20186th February 2015
Publication date30th April 20182nd March 2015
Overall effectiveness
Requires Improvement
Outcomes for pupils
Requires Improvement
Quality of teaching, learning and assessment
Requires Improvement
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Requires Improvement
Personal development, behaviour and welfare
Requires Improvement
No Judgement
Early years provision (where applicable)
16 - 19 study programmes
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection22nd March 2018
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at The Priory Church of England Primary School

Total Number of Teachers9
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)8.4
Total Number of Teaching Assistants15
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)8.2
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff6
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)3.1
Pupil:Teacher Ratio25.8
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£39,158

The Priory Church of England Primary School administrative data

Establishment NameThe Priory Church of England Primary School
Establishment Number3690
Unique Reference Number113847
Local AuthorityBournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
Local Authority Code839
Previous Local AuthorityPre-LGR 2019 Dorset
Previous Local Authority Code835
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeX999999
Government Office RegionSouth West
DistrictBournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
District CodeE06000058
WardChristchurch Town
Parliamentary ConstituencyChristchurch
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Middle Super Output AreaChristchurch 006
Lower Super Output AreaChristchurch 006D

The Priory Church of England Primary School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date17th November 2021
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


Trust flagNot applicable
School Sponsor flagNot applicable


Federation flagNot under a federation

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10073794
Further Education TypeNot applicable

The Priory Church of England Primary School geodata


Nearest schools to The Priory Church of England Primary School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Twynham School
Sopers Lane, Christchurch, BH23 1JF
Christchurch Learning Centre
29 Stour Road, Christchurch, BH23 1PJ
Not applicable705m
St Katharine's Church of England Primary School
Rolls Drive, Southbourne, Bournemouth, BH6 4NA
Christchurch Infant School
Addiscombe Road, Christchurch, BH23 2AE
Christchurch Junior School
Clarendon Road, Christchurch, BH23 2AA
St Peter's Catholic Comprehensive School
St Catherine's Road, Bournemouth, BH6 4AH
Mudeford Community Infants' School
Queen's Road, Mudeford, Christchurch, BH23 3HH
Somerford Primary School
Draper Road, Christchurch, BH23 3AS
The Grange School
Redvers Road, Christchurch, BH23 3AU
Connie Rothman Learning Centre
107/109 Belle Vue Road, Southbourne, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH6 3DJ
Not applicable1.9km