Vanguard School
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
Post 16
Special school
PUPILS
59
AGES
11 - 19
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Free schools special

How Does The School Perform?

Requires Improvement
NATIONAL AVG. 2.09
Ofsted Inspection
(06/12/2022)
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48%
NATIONAL AVG. 87%
Happiness Rating
29.3%
NATIONAL AVG. 27.7%
Persistent Absence
6.8%
NATIONAL AVG. 18.1%
Pupils first language
not English
59.6%
NATIONAL AVG. 27.1%
Free school meals
Lollard Street
Kennington
London
SE11 6QH
02080596310

School Description

This school opened just before the COVID-19 pandemic began. This meant that school life was disrupted just as it was starting to become established. High levels of staff turnover, including at a senior level, have stunted the school’s development. As a result, some parents and carers have lost confidence in the school’s leadership. Pupils sometimes struggle to maintain a high standard of behaviour, and this is not helped by the constant staffing changes. Some pupils are regularly out of class. At these times, staff supervise pupils appropriately. Any reports of bullying are followed up thoroughly by leaders. Leaders also work to make sure that pupils have a secure understanding of what bullying is. Leaders have high ambitions for what pupils can achieve in recognised qualifications. However, these ambitions have not been realised. This is because the curriculum lacks structure in some subjects. Enrichment opportunities, such as visits to local cafés and shops, have been limited by the lack of familiar staff to accompany pupils. Pupils are kept safe in school. Staff have been trained in autism awareness, so they understand pupils’ needs. However, high levels of staff turnover mean that a few pupils are not sure whom they can speak to if they are worried.

Vanguard School Parent Reviews



19% Parents Recommend This School
Strongly Agree 15% Agree 33% Disagree 15% Strongly Disagree 37% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>15, "agree"=>33, "disagree"=>15, "strongly_disagree"=>37, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 27 responses up to 11-07-2023
Strongly Agree 0% Agree 41% Disagree 22% Strongly Disagree 33% Don't Know 4% {"strongly_agree"=>0, "agree"=>41, "disagree"=>22, "strongly_disagree"=>33, "dont_know"=>4} Figures based on 27 responses up to 11-07-2023
Strongly Agree 0% Agree 22% Disagree 22% Strongly Disagree 37% Don't Know 19% {"strongly_agree"=>0, "agree"=>22, "disagree"=>22, "strongly_disagree"=>37, "dont_know"=>19} Figures based on 27 responses up to 11-07-2023
My Child Has Not Been Bullied 33% Strongly Agree 4% Agree 15% Disagree 11% Strongly Disagree 30% Don't Know 7% {"my_child_has_not_been_bullied"=>33, "strongly_agree"=>4, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>11, "strongly_disagree"=>30, "dont_know"=>7} Figures based on 27 responses up to 11-07-2023
Strongly Agree 0% Agree 19% Disagree 30% Strongly Disagree 48% Don't Know 4% {"strongly_agree"=>0, "agree"=>19, "disagree"=>30, "strongly_disagree"=>48, "dont_know"=>4} Figures based on 27 responses up to 11-07-2023
I Have Not Raised Any Concerns 4% Strongly Agree 4% Agree 7% Disagree 37% Strongly Disagree 48% Don't Know 0% {"i_have_not_raised_any_concerns"=>4, "strongly_agree"=>4, "agree"=>7, "disagree"=>37, "strongly_disagree"=>48, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 27 responses up to 11-07-2023
Strongly Agree 7% Agree 15% Disagree 30% Strongly Disagree 41% Don't Know 7% {"strongly_agree"=>7, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>30, "strongly_disagree"=>41, "dont_know"=>7} Figures based on 27 responses up to 11-07-2023
Strongly Agree 4% Agree 4% Disagree 37% Strongly Disagree 44% Don't Know 11% {"strongly_agree"=>4, "agree"=>4, "disagree"=>37, "strongly_disagree"=>44, "dont_know"=>11} Figures based on 27 responses up to 11-07-2023
Strongly Agree 7% Agree 26% Disagree 30% Strongly Disagree 26% Don't Know 11% {"strongly_agree"=>7, "agree"=>26, "disagree"=>30, "strongly_disagree"=>26, "dont_know"=>11} Figures based on 27 responses up to 11-07-2023
Strongly Agree 4% Agree 26% Disagree 30% Strongly Disagree 41% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>4, "agree"=>26, "disagree"=>30, "strongly_disagree"=>41, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 27 responses up to 11-07-2023
Strongly Agree 0% Agree 44% Disagree 26% Strongly Disagree 30% Don't Know 0% {"strongly_agree"=>0, "agree"=>44, "disagree"=>26, "strongly_disagree"=>30, "dont_know"=>0} Figures based on 27 responses up to 11-07-2023
Strongly Agree 7% Agree 19% Disagree 7% Strongly Disagree 63% Don't Know 4% {"strongly_agree"=>7, "agree"=>19, "disagree"=>7, "strongly_disagree"=>63, "dont_know"=>4} Figures based on 27 responses up to 11-07-2023
Strongly Agree 7% Agree 15% Disagree 33% Strongly Disagree 37% Don't Know 7% {"strongly_agree"=>7, "agree"=>15, "disagree"=>33, "strongly_disagree"=>37, "dont_know"=>7} Figures based on 27 responses up to 11-07-2023
Yes 19% No 81% {"yes"=>19, "no"=>81} Figures based on 27 responses up to 11-07-2023

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