St John the Divine Church of England Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
172
AGES
3 - 11
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Voluntary aided 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
(14/9/16)
Full Report - All Reports
85%
NATIONAL AVG. 65%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics



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Progress Compared With All Other Schools

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)

School Results Over Time

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% pupils meeting the expected standard in Key Stage 2 tests (age 11)
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% pupils meeting the higher standard in Key Stage 2 tests (age 11)

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

Warham Street
Camberwell New Road
London
SE5 0SX
020 77354898

School Description

The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. The school is a little smaller than the average-sized primary school. The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for free school meals is very high. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is very high. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is above average. There have been changes to the senior leadership team since the last inspection. The school meets the current government floor standards.

St John the Divine Church of England Primary School Parent Reviews



Average Parent Rating

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“A great school”

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"> St John the Devine school is a wonderful place. I've been invited on several occasions to talk to the children and get them involved with sowing seeds and planting plants and learning about growing plants, looking after plants and about how plants will and in general affect their lives now and in the future. The children are all inquisitive, engaging, charming and very welcoming, and chant my name every time I visit! Everyone, teachers, children, dinner ladies and other members of staff are a credit to the school. A welcoming and a happy place to learn.
“A Great place to learn and have fun”

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"> I have two boys attending St John the Divine - one in KS1 and the other in KS2. Both boys greatly enjoy school and they have made excellent progress since joining the school. Having moved to the UK from Spain, we were concerned that the boys would struggle with learning English and loose their Spanish, but the school have not only helped both boys to acquire English but have protected their Spanish heritage and language development. The staff are friendly and welcoming, being a one form entry church school there is a real family feeling and as a parent I am assured that my children matter and are cared for. I would recommend St John the Divine whole heartedly to all parents.
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