Winton Primary School, Islington
Address: Killick Street
Phone: 020 78376096
Fax: 020 7837 0945
Website: Winton Primary School
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Winton Primary School is a larger than average primary school. Pupils come from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds, the largest groups being those of Bangladeshi, Turkish and Somalian heritage.
There are 20 different languages spoken by pupils attending the school. Most pupils speak english as an additional language with many being at early stages of English acquisition. The school serves an area of significant deprivation and the percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals is well above the national average. The proportion of pupils with learning difficulties and disabilities is high for a school of this size. High proportions of pupils join or leave the school during the course of each year.
Ofsted reported in 2007,
"Winton is a satisfactory and improving school. The headteacher has worked hard to create a harmonious and inclusive school with a strong and cohesive staff team, enabling the school to go forward and improve standards. Her vision for improvement has remained resolute in spite of staffing difficulties and the repercussions from events of national significance in the immediate locality. Most parents are pleased with the progress their children make and support the school and headteacher."