Kingsford Community School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
PUPILS
1518
AGES
11 - 16
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community school
SCHOOL GUIDE RATING
Not Rated

Can I Get My Child Into This School?

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This pupil heat map shows where pupils currently attending the school live.
The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

Source: All attending pupils National School Census Data 2021, ONS
020 8430 2000

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 annual School Census.

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.

This information is provided as a guide only. The criteria in which schools use to allocate places in the event that they are oversubscribed can and do vary between schools and over time. These criteria can include distance from the school and sometimes specific catchment areas but can also include, amongst others, priority for siblings, children of a particular faith or specific feeder schools. Living in an area where children have previously attended a school does not guarantee admission to the school in future years. Always check with the school’s own admission authority for the current admission arrangements.

3 steps to help parents gather catchment information for a school:

  1. Look at our school catchment area guide for more information on 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 annual School Census.
  2. Use the link to the Local Authority Contact (above) to find catchment area information based on a single admission year. This is very important if you are considering applying to a school.
  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.

How Does The School Perform?

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NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(8/2/17)
Full Report - All Reports
63%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths



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Progress Compared With All Other Schools

UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 12% of schools in England) Below Average (About 20% of schools in England) Average (About 37% of schools in England) Above Average (About 17% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 14% of schools in England)

School Results Over Time

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% of pupils who achieved 5+ GCSEs grade 9-4
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% of pupils who achieved GCSE grade 5 or above in both English and maths

These results over time show historic performance for key exam results. We show pre-pandemic results as the fairest indicator of whether performance is up, down or stable

Kingsford Way
Beckton
London
E6 5JG
02074764700

School Description

The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school since the last inspection. This is because the team has a consistently positive impact on pupils’ achievement and well-being. A strong feature of your leadership, and that of your senior team, is the way the needs of pupils are dealt with in the school. Information about pupils’ academic and personal development is used sensitively to identify those who need help and define the interventions that suit them best. As a result, pupils are supported effectively and make good progress from their different starting points. Effective leadership has ensured that the areas identified for improvement in the last inspection have been tackled successfully. For example, pupils’ achievement in mathematics has improved. You agree that the most able could do even better and have well-founded strategies to raise achievement further. You have established a very clear vision for the school that focuses on helping every pupil reach their potential. This is evidenced by the number of pupils who, after leaving Kingsford, achieve very well in their A levels and go on to top universities. It also shows in the high proportion of pupils who move on to sustained education, employment or training after they leave the school. This is the result of leaders’ work to provide a wide range of opportunities for pupils to find out about the world of work and of further and higher education. Trips to local businesses and universities, careers events and links with other schools and educational bodies in countries across the world expands pupils’ horizons.

Kingsford Community School Parent Reviews



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Strongly Agree 36% Agree 63% Disagree 0% Strongly Disagree 0% Don't Know 1% {"strongly_agree"=>36, "agree"=>63, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>1} Figures based on 233 responses up to 03-07-2018
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Figures based on 233 responses up to 03-07-2018

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Figures based on 233 responses up to 03-07-2018

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Figures based on 233 responses up to 03-07-2018

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Figures based on 233 responses up to 03-07-2018

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Figures based on 233 responses up to 03-07-2018

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Figures based on 233 responses up to 03-07-2018

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Figures based on 233 responses up to 03-07-2018

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Figures based on 233 responses up to 03-07-2018

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Figures based on 233 responses up to 03-07-2018

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Figures based on 233 responses up to 03-07-2018

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Figures based on 233 responses up to 03-07-2018

Responses taken from Ofsted Parent View

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