St. Winefride’s Catholic Primary School Church Road, Manor Park
London E12 6HB

T: 020 8478 0510
F: 020 8470 1937


“We celebrate God's love for everyone.

We enjoy learning and growing together, in our caring and welcoming family.”

Jesus said,
"Let the children come to me."


St. Winefride’s Catholic Primary School is a small 1.5 form entry school in the London Borough of Newham in the Catholic parishes of St. Stephen and St. Nicholas in the Brentwood Diocese of London. The proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals is well above average. The majority of pupils are of Black African and Caribbean background and the remainder are mostly of Eastern European background, or of Asian minority ethnic heritage.

Pupils at St. Winefride’s make outstanding progress and there is outstanding provision for pupil welfare, support and guidance throughout the school.
There is an emphasis on the continued development in not just the core academic subjects but also in the foundation curriculum. Children develop and foster good social, moral and personal skills through positive peer and staff role models.

The school aims to create a wonderful home-school partnership built on a foundation of our love of Jesus that will result in success for the children. The school has a recently upgraded playground, astro-turfed sports area and the opportunity to use the local park for additional sports. The dining hall doubles up as the indoor PE area and gymnasium. There is also a quiet reflection area and garden in the playground to further enhance the children’s break time experience.

Our 2009 Ofsted Inspection
Our latest Ofsted inspection in June 2009 graded St. Winefride’s as an ‘Outstanding’ school. The inspectors’ judgements were as follow:

  • How effective are leadership and management in raising achievement and supporting all learners: OUTSTANDING
  • How effective are teaching and learning in meeting the full range of learners' needs: OUTSTANDING
  • How good is the overall personal development and well-being of the learners: OUTSTANDING
  • How well learners make progress, taking account of any significant variations between groups of learners: OUTSTANDING
  • The behaviour of learners: OUTSTANDING

The inspectors wrote:

“Pupils are learning at a rapid pace, because of the outstanding quality of the teaching and the curriculum.”

“Pupils' personal development is outstanding, as is their spiritual, moral, social and cultural understanding.”

“An outstanding Headteacher and skilled team of senior managers provide excellent clarity in guiding and developing the school.”

“Pupils make excellent progress and attain above average standards by Year 6 from low starting points in the Nursery.”

“The school is a very effective organisation, and its strong focus on Catholic principles and shared commitment to raise standards demonstrate that it has excellent capacity to improve further.”

“Staff work hard to ensure that, in this diverse school community, all pupils have equal access to learning.”

The inspectors said that St. Winefride’s is a ‘Outstanding’ school because: Pupils make excellent progress and attain above average standards by Year 6 from low starting points in the Nursery and the children’s outstanding attitudes to learning which are reflected in excellent attendance.