St Mary's Catholic High School

Secondary
Post 16

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Woburn Road
Croydon
CR9 2EE
02086863837
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Pupils
530
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Ages
11 - 19
Gender
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Mixed
Building
Type
Voluntary aided school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Ofsted Report
(2/2/17)
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35%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths
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This is a small secondary school, located in central Croydon. It serves a diverse area. The largest ethnic group is Black African. There are more boys than girls. The school had a sixth form until the summer of 2016. This has now been suspended. A larger than average proportion of pupils do not speak English as their first language. More than two out of five pupils are entitled to the support of pupil premium funding. This is above the national average. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is above average. Some pupils attend provision off-site. The three providers used are Phil Edwards Pupil Referral Unit, the Saffron Valley Collegiate and Educational Excellence and Wellbeing. These are all within the local borough. The school meets the floor standards, which are the government’s minimum Inspection report: St Mary’s Catholic High School, 1–2 February 2017 Page 9 of 12 expectation for pupils’ progress. The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website.

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