Lathom Junior School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
576
AGES
7 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community school
SCHOOL GUIDE RATING
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How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(19/11/20)
Full Report - All Reports
62%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics



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UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 8% of schools in England) Average (About 67% of schools in England) Above Average (About 5% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 10% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 7% of schools in England) Average (About 64% of schools in England) Above Average (About 9% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 10% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 11% of schools in England) Average (About 58% of schools in England) Above Average (About 10% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 10% of schools in England)
Lathom Road
East Ham
London
E6 2DU
02084720386

School Description

Lathom Junior School is larger than the average-sized primary school. The school is part of a hard federation with Altmore Infant School. All leaders except the head of school work across both sites. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils who are eligible for pupil premium funding is well above average. The majority of pupils come from a Pakistani background. The next largest groups are Sri Lankan Tamil and Indian pupils. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is below average. The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. Inspection report: Lathom Junior School, 7–8 March 2017 Page 8 of 10 Information about this inspection Inspectors observed learning in all year groups at least twice. Observations were undertaken with the head of school, the deputy headteacher, the English coordinator, the mathematics coordinator and the inclusion manager. Year 5 pupils were away on a school trip during the second day of the inspection. Inspectors met with members of the governing body and spoke with a representative of the local authority. Meetings were held with pupils to discuss their learning and their views on the school. Leaders met with inspectors to discuss their roles and the impact of their work. The subject leaders for mathematics and for English carried out a book scrutiny with inspectors to identify the progress pupils are making. Books from all year groups were scrutinised. Inspectors heard pupils read and talked to pupils in the lunch hall, in lessons, in the playground and as they moved around the building. Inspectors examined a range of school documents, including information on pupils’ progress across the school, improvement plans and checks on the quality of teaching. They also examined school records relating to safety, behaviour and attendance. Inspectors took account of the 28 responses to the online questionnaire, Parent View, and of information gathered from discussions with parents during the inspection. Inspection team Ruth Dollner, lead inspector Her Majesty’s Inspector David Lloyd Ofsted Inspector Alison Martin Ofsted Inspector Rekha Bhakoo Ofsted Inspector Raj Mehta Ofsted Inspector Inspection report: Lathom Junior School, 7–8 March 2017 Page 9 of 10 Any complaints about the inspection or the report should be made following the procedures set out in the guidance ‘Raising concerns and making a complaint about Ofsted’, which is available from Ofsted’s website: www.gov.uk/government/publications/complaints-about-ofsted. If you would like Ofsted to send you a copy of the guidance, please telephone 0300 123 4234, or email [email protected]

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The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

Source: All attending pupils National School Census Data 2020, ONS
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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 areas from which pupils are admitted to a school can change from year to year to reflect the number of siblings and pupils admitted under high priority admissions criteria.

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  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.

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