St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary
PUPILS
226
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, 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?

Outstanding
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(12/03/2024)
Full Report - All Reports
73%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
% 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 9% of schools in England) Below Average (About 9% of schools in England) Average (About 67% of schools in England) Above Average (About 6% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 9% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 9% of schools in England) Average (About 67% of schools in England) Above Average (About 6% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 8% of schools in England) UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 10% of schools in England) Below Average (About 11% of schools in England) Average (About 59% of schools in England) Above Average (About 11% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 9% of schools in England)
Gomm Road
Lower Road
Rotherhithe
London
SE16 2TY
02072374036

School Description

Pupils are proud of their achievements at this aspirational primary school, and rightly so. Across subjects, they excel in their learning. The youngest children in early years know about the school’s values of ‘love, kindness and respect: the St Joseph’s Way’. As they move up through the school, pupils use this as their moral compass to guide their behaviour and relationships. The school has a very strong community feel. Older pupils support their younger peers as reading buddies. Pupils trained as ‘peacemakers’ help to resolve any difficulties which may arise at playtimes. The school places a strong emphasis on teamwork and collaboration. Pupils talk confidently about the values that they hold in common, as well as their pride in the school’s diversity. They listen and build on each other’s ideas and debate big issues in a respectful way. They are bursting to tell visitors about their love of learning. The school provides a safe and harmonious environment. Pupils’ behaviour in lessons and around the school is exemplary. Parents and carers are greatly appreciative of the school’s work. Reflecting the views of many, one parent commented that: ‘The school doesn’t only care about the children’s welfare. It also cares about us as parents and gives us as much support as it can.’

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>83, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 54 responses up to 25-03-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>83, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 54 responses up to 25-03-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>81, "agree"=>19, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 54 responses up to 25-03-2024
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>83, "strongly_agree"=>2, "agree"=>7, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 54 responses up to 25-03-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>85, "agree"=>11, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 54 responses up to 25-03-2024
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>44, "strongly_agree"=>33, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>6, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 54 responses up to 25-03-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>33, "agree"=>33, "disagree"=>0, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>33} UNLOCK Figures based on 10 responses up to 25-03-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>74, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 54 responses up to 25-03-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>74, "agree"=>22, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 54 responses up to 25-03-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>76, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 54 responses up to 25-03-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>80, "agree"=>17, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 54 responses up to 25-03-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>80, "agree"=>13, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 54 responses up to 25-03-2024
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>78, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>0, "dont_know"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 54 responses up to 25-03-2024
Yes No {"yes"=>96, "no"=>4} UNLOCK Figures based on 54 responses up to 25-03-2024

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