Ofsted

Ofsted

As a local-authority-maintained school we must publish specific information on our website to comply with The School Information (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2016.

School contact details

Samuel Lucas JMI School
Gaping Lane,
Hitchin,
Hertfordshire.
SG5 2JQ

School Office Administrator: Lisa Ferridge (please contact Lisa for any queries you have about the school as she is the member of staff who deals with queries from parents and other members of the public)

Tel: 01462 456737
Fax: 01462 457360

Email: admin@samlucas.herts.sch.uk

Admission arrangements

We are an inclusive school and invite parents to speak to us about any aspects of your child’s special educational needs or disability.

We are always willing to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate your child’s individual needs.

Please read our SEN information report and accessibility plan for more details on how we can be of assistance.

For all other admissions enquiries please contact :

Local Authority Customer Service Centre on 0300 123 4043

Ofsted reports

If you would like to download or view a pdf of our last ofsted report please select the following: Ofsted Report Samuel Lucas JMI – April 2009.pdf. Or you can visit the Ofsted page for our school here.

Exam and assessment results

Key stage 2 (end of primary school) results

We must publish the following details from your school’s most recent key stage 2 results:

  • average progress scores in reading, writing and maths
  • average ‘scaled scores’ in reading and maths
  • percentage of pupils who achieved the expected standard or above in reading, writing and maths
  • percentage of pupils who achieved a high level of attainment in reading, writing and maths

You can see our latest results by viewing the following pdf:

KS2 Results and Teacher Assessments – July 2016.pdf

Performance tables

A link to the Department for Education’s website for Samuel Lucas JMI School www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/117337

Curriculum

You can view the Samuel Lucas JMI School’s curriculm page by visiting the Our Learning section of our website samlucas.herts.sch.uk/our-learning/curriculum-overview/

Behaviour policy

Behaviour Policy – Samuel Lucas JMI School

School complaints procedure

Complaints Procedures – Samuel Lucas JMI School

Pupil premium

Planned spending for the academic year 2016–17

Pupil premium strategy statement 2016.pdf

PE and sport premium for primary schools

The government is spending over £450 million on improving physical Education (PE) and sport in primary schools. The funding must be used to fund improvements to the provision of PE and sport, so they develop healthy lifestyles.

Samuel Lucas expects to receive £9,056 for the academic year 2016-2017. Read the following pdf (link below) to see how the Sports Premium Grant will be spent:
Sports Premium Funding 2016-17.pdf

Special educational needs (SEN) and disability information

The School Offer (SEN Information Report)

SEN Policy

Quality SEND Offer

Governors’ information and duties

Please visit our Governors’ page for more information.

Charging and remissions policies

Charging policy – Samuel Lucas JMI Primary School

Values and ethos

Our Aim

Our aim for happy, confident, caring children is encouraged through our 3Cs of Care, Co-operate and Contribute. These are represented by the circles of the school logo. Our 5Rs enable children to be Resilient, Risk Takers, Reflective, Resourceful and to build positive Relationships as they become independent, lifelong learners.

Our shared vision

Samuel Lucas is a community dedicated to excellence where we work together to provide opportunities for successful learning and personal development in an environment where anything is possible.

We do this through:

  • a creative curriculum that motivates and inspires
  • promoting positive attitudes for lifelong learning
  • developing independent, confident citizens by embedding the 5 Rs in all that we do:
    (Reflective, Relationships, Resilience, Resourceful, Risk taking)
  • respecting, valuing and celebrating everyone’s contributions and achievements.

Requests for paper copies


If you are a parent and request a paper copy of the information on our website, we can provide this to you free of charge. Please contact our office for more details on 01462 456737 or come to reception and ask a member of staff there who would be willing to help you.