St Mary Magdalene Academy
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
PUPILS
1536
AGES
4 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Academy sponsor led
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Can I Get My Child Into This 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
020 7527 5515.

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
(03/07/2023)
Full Report - All Reports
70%
NATIONAL AVG. 38%
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 15% of schools in England) Below Average (About 18% of schools in England) Average (About 35% of schools in England) Above Average (About 16% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 16% 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
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Liverpool Road
Islington
London
N7 8PG
02076970123

School Description

Pupils are very proud of their school. They describe it as a kind and welcoming place that promotes a keen sense of family, community and inclusion. Pupils and adults share a mutual respect. Pupils report that there is always an adult on hand to help. They say prejudice of any kind is not tolerated. They feel and are kept safe. Staff have consistently high standards for pupils’ learning and conduct. Pupils rise to these expectations. Around the school pupils behave respectfully to one another, adults and visitors. Lessons are industrious and purposeful. This is because learning proceeds without disruption. The curriculum is ambitious. Pupils, and students in the sixth form, work hard and produce work of high quality. Pupils are encouraged to follow their talents and interests as well as achieve highly academically. Pupils enjoy representing their house when participating in wholeschool events, such as sports day, basketball competitions and the spelling bee. They value the visitors who come to talk to them about their careers in different industries including television and theatre. As a result, pupils and students are very well prepared for the next stage of their education, employment or training.

St Mary Magdalene Academy Parent Reviews



unlock % Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>71, "agree"=>19, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 221 responses up to 10-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>70, "agree"=>22, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 221 responses up to 10-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>71, "agree"=>21, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 221 responses up to 10-07-2023
My Child Has Not Been Bullied Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>67, "strongly_agree"=>9, "agree"=>6, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>6, "dont_know"=>8} UNLOCK Figures based on 221 responses up to 10-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>50, "agree"=>38, "disagree"=>10, "strongly_disagree"=>2, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 221 responses up to 10-07-2023
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>24, "strongly_agree"=>52, "agree"=>14, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 221 responses up to 10-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>40, "agree"=>25, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>25, "dont_know"=>5} UNLOCK Figures based on 40 responses up to 10-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>72, "agree"=>20, "disagree"=>3, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>2} UNLOCK Figures based on 221 responses up to 10-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>67, "agree"=>25, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 221 responses up to 10-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>55, "agree"=>38, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>3, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 221 responses up to 10-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>60, "agree"=>32, "disagree"=>4, "strongly_disagree"=>5, "dont_know"=>0} UNLOCK Figures based on 221 responses up to 10-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>68, "agree"=>25, "disagree"=>2, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>1} UNLOCK Figures based on 221 responses up to 10-07-2023
Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know {"strongly_agree"=>57, "agree"=>32, "disagree"=>5, "strongly_disagree"=>4, "dont_know"=>3} UNLOCK Figures based on 221 responses up to 10-07-2023
Yes No {"yes"=>91, "no"=>9} UNLOCK Figures based on 221 responses up to 10-07-2023

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