London Academy
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
PUPILS
1603
AGES
4 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy sponsor led
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How Does The School Perform?

4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(1/5/18)
Full Report - All Reports
72%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths



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Spur Road
Edgware
HA8 8DE
02082381100

School Description

London Academy is an all-through school serving a culturally diverse community. The primary section of the school opened in September 2015. Currently, there are 29 children in the early years foundation stage and 77 pupils in key stage 1. The school formed a multi-academy trust (AIM Academies Trust) with Deansbrook Junior School in April 2013. The school is governed by a local governing body, with strategic oversight by a trust board. The chair of the trust board and the local governing body are one and the Inspection report: London Academy, 1–2 May 2018 Page 10 of 13 same. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils is well above the national average. An above-average proportion of pupils have SEN and/or disabilities. The school has specially resourced provision for a few pupils who have speech and communication difficulties. Over two thirds of the pupils are of minority ethnic heritage. This proportion is much higher than average. The main groups are of Asian and Black African heritage. Almost half of the pupils speak English as an additional language. Pupils of White British heritage comprise a small but significant minority. The school meets the current floor standards, which set minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress by the end of Year 11. One pupil is currently studying full-time at a local education provider, the Alternative Centre for Education. The current executive principal was the principal of the school at the time of the previous inspection.

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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 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.

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.

London Academy Reviews


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“My Son doing extremely well here”
"> My Son arrived at London Academy in April 2014. He settled in extremely well and thanks to the continued encouragement from his teachers has continued to make excellent progress academically. My wife and I are both extremely pleased with his progress.
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