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Kensington Primary School

Kensington Primary School

Why Kensington?


  • Top three schools in Newham for children’s achievement at the end of Reception.
  • Top 1% of schools in the country for progress from end of Reception to Y2.
  • Top 5% of schools in the country for progress from end of Y2 to end of Y6.

Parent feedback

  • 99% of parents (150 responses – October ‘16) would recommend the school to another parent.
  • 100% of parents say their child is happy at the school – 75% strongly agree; 25% agree.
  • 100% of parents say the school makes sure its pupils are well behaved.
  • 100% of parents say their child makes good progress at the school.


  • Outstanding in all areas – July ‘16
  • “Kensington Primary is an exciting place for pupils to learn. It inspires them to work hard and reach their potential.”
  • “Parents are extremely positive about the school and say that their children are happy, safe and taught very well.”
  • “The leadership of the early years is very strong. As a result, children make rapid progress especially with their reading and writing skills.”

Over and above

  • Over 35 free extra-curricular clubs running every week including: art, music, reading, sport, homework, cooking and many more.
  • Debate Mate champions; Spelling Bee champions; London Special Leaders winners; Festival of Oracy winners.
  • All children taught Mandarin.
  • Strong links with UEL and UCL; Plashet and Little Ilford.
  • Part of Every Child a Musician.
  • Growing focus on sport and sports teams - Newham Tri-Golf Champions.
  • Growth Mindset school, supporting all children to grow and improve to become positive, confident, ambitious, resilient individuals.
  • Developing all aspects of your child. Follow the links to find out more about our unique, cutting-edge initiatives: Kensington Leads; Kensington Cares; Kensington Achieves, and Kensington Futures.
  • Tapscott Learning Trust
  • Ofsted Outstanding Logo
  • Music Mark
  • Sainsburys School Games 14/15
  • RE Quality Bronze
  • Bronze Star 2016
  • Eco-Schools Silver Award
  • TES School Award
  • Primary Geography Quality Mark
  • Primary Science Quality Mark
  • SSAT Educational Outcomes 2016
  • Autism Education Trust
  • Inclusive Quality Mark
  • Artsmark