Harris Academy South Norwood

Secondary
Post 16

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Cumberlow Avenue
London
SE25 6AE
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Pupils
1749
Cake
Ages
11 - 19
Gender
Gender
Mixed
Building
Type
Academy Sponsor Led Mainstream
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 1.98
Ofsted Report
(20/1/10)
View Report - All Reports
72%
NATIONAL AVG. 39%
5 A*-C GCSEs (or equivalent) inc. English and maths
76%
NATIONAL AVG. 44%
GCSE grade C or better in
English and maths
Absence
54.8
Attainment 8 score
Results in 8 core subjects
NATIONAL AVERAGE 37.7
Value added
+0.43
Progress 8 score
SATs to GCSE
NATIONAL AVERAGE -0.2
Absence
DATA
GUIDE

Secondary Data 2016
Information for parents
89%
NATIONAL AVG. 88%
Happiness Rating

Ofsted Parent View

Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil Pupil
Teacher 16.3:1
NATIONAL AVG. 13.5:1
Pupil/Teacher Ratio
Absence
9.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 13.1%
Persistent Absence
School language
24%
NATIONAL AVG. 13%
Pupils first language
not English
Meals
13.9%
NATIONAL AVG. 13.46%
Pupils registered for free school meals

Catchment information

020 8726 6400

This School Guide heat map has been plotted using official pupil data taken from the last School Census collected by the Department for Education. It is a visualisation of where pupils lived at the time of the last School Census (released annually in July).

Our heat maps use groups of postcodes, not individual postcodes, and have naturally soft edges. All pupils are included in the mapping (i.e. children with siblings already at the school, high priority pupils and selective and/or religious admissions) but we may have removed statistical ‘outliers’ with more remote postcodes that do not reflect majority admissions.

For some schools, the heat map may be a useful indicator of the catchment area but our heat maps are not the same as catchment area maps. Catchment area maps, published by the school or local authority, are based on geographical admissions criteria and show actual cut-off distances and pre-defined catchment areas for a single admission year.

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  1. Look at our heat maps. They give a useful indicator of the general areas that admit pupils to the school. This visualisation is based on all attending pupils present at the time of the last School Census.
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  3. On each school page, use the link to visit the school website and find information on individual school admissions criteria. Geographical criteria are only applied after pupils have been admitted on higher priority criteria such as Looked After Children, SEN, siblings, etc.

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Parent reviews

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BY PARENTS, FOR PARENTS

“Harris Academy South Norwood - highly recommended”
AUTHOR:
Very good. I would recommend it. My child is very happy there, although the classes are sometimes chatty. She receives regular homework using the excellent 'Show My Homework' online facility, which I can also view at any time. There are many well-behaved children there and their academic achievement is sound.
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