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Christ the King

Catholic Primary School

Thornbury, bristol



Inspection Reports

As a Catholic School we are inspected by two different bodies: the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (OFSTED) and we have a Diocesan Inspection which is carried out on behalf of the Clifton Diocese under section 48 of the Education Act 2005.  The Ofsted School Inspection Guide for Parents can be found by clicking here.  For further information regarding our Diocesan Inspection, please click here.

Ofsted Report

Christ the King was last inspected by Ofsted in December 2016 when we were judged to be Good with some Outstanding features.  The inspectors reported that "the school is a purposeful environment where learning drives everything" To view a copy of this report, please click here.


"Pupils enjoy their school experience.  This is because they feel valued and encouraged to succeed" (Ofsted Dec 2016)   "Pupils have the maturity and insight to understand what safe behaviour is, so that they are orderly and respsectful of each other around the school" (Ofsted Dec 2016)


Ofsted Data Dashboard

The Data Dashboard provides a snapshot of performance in a school.  The dashboard can be used by governors and members of the public to check the performace of the school or provider in which they are interested.  The Data Dashboard compliments the Ofsted Inspection report by providing an analysis of performance over a three year period.  Click here to view our Data Dashboard.


Diocesan Inspection

Christ the King was last inspected by the Diocese in March 2017 and was judged to be Good.  The inspectors reported that "It is a fully inclusive school where pupils from all faiths and none are made welcome"  and that "pupils behaviour, cheerfulness and concerned care for others are a strength of the school".  To view the full report please click here.


"Pupils demonstrate real care and respect for each other, and their willingness to learn contributes much to their good progress" (Diocesan Inspection Mar 2017)

  "Pupils are proud of their achievements and demonstrate a positive interest in learning new ideas" (Diocesan Inspection Mar 2017)


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