Michael Faraday School

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Portland Street
Walworth
London
SE17 2HR
02077035806
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Pupils
427
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Ages
3 - 11
Gender
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Mixed
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Type
Community school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.04
Ofsted Report
(25/9/18)
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56%
NATIONAL AVG. 64%
% pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
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The school is larger than the average-sized primary school. Children start school part time and progress to full time when they reach compulsory school age. The proportion of pupils eligible to receive support from the pupil premium (extra money provided by the government for disadvantaged pupils who are eligible for free school meals and for looked after children) is above the national average. About four in ten pupils are supported by this additional funding. The largest groups are pupils of African, White British and Other White heritages. There are also sizeable groups of pupils of Bangladeshi and Caribbean heritages. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is also above the national average. The proportion of disabled pupils and those who have special educational needs supported at school action is well above average, with almost one in five pupils in the school receiving support. The proportion supported at school action plus or with a statement of special educational needs is also above the national average, with about one in ten pupils receiving this support. The school meets the government’s floor standards, which set the minimum standards for attainment in reading, writing and mathematics. Since its last inspection new leaders of literacy and early years have joined the school leadership team.

Michael Faraday School Catchment Area Map

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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 last School Census (released annually in July).

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 areas from which pupils are admitted to a school can change from year to year to reflect the number of siblings and pupils admitted under high priority admissions criteria.

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  1. Look at our 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 last 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.

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