Rutlish School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Post 16
PUPILS
1400
AGES
11 - 19
GENDER
Boys
TYPE
Voluntary controlled 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
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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 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
(26/4/22)
Full Report - All Reports
74%
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) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 5% of schools in England) Below Average (About 25% of schools in England) Average (About 48% of schools in England) Above Average (About 17% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 5% 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
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% of pupils who achieved 3 A levels at AAB or higher

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

Watery Lane
Merton Park
London
SW20 9AD
02085421212

School Description

This is a larger than average-size secondary comprehensive school for boys. The sixth form is a shared provision with a local girls’ school, Ricards Lodge High School. The proportion of pupils who are known to be eligible for the pupil premium is slightly below average. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is broadly average. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic groups is well above average. Around half of all pupils speak English as an additional language.

Rutlish School Parent Reviews



Average Parent Rating

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“Rutlish should have recognition”

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"> An amazing school that is so much better than your average grammar school. This is because the brilliant teachers can shape boys into well mannered confident young men. Students can rely on the teachers; the teachers don't rely on the students being clever. In my experience as a parent, this school doesn't have massive funds but they are able to supply everything needed for students while giving them a great time and teaching them so the students are smart and respected.
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Strongly Agree 54% Agree 40% Disagree 5% Strongly Disagree 2% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>54, "agree"=>40, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 186 responses up to 23-05-2022
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Figures based on 186 responses up to 23-05-2022

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Figures based on 186 responses up to 23-05-2022

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Figures based on 186 responses up to 23-05-2022

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Figures based on 186 responses up to 23-05-2022

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Figures based on 186 responses up to 23-05-2022

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Figures based on 40 responses up to 23-05-2022

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Figures based on 186 responses up to 23-05-2022

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Figures based on 186 responses up to 23-05-2022

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Figures based on 186 responses up to 23-05-2022

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Figures based on 186 responses up to 23-05-2022

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Figures based on 186 responses up to 23-05-2022

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Figures based on 186 responses up to 23-05-2022

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Figures based on 186 responses up to 23-05-2022

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