Swanlea School

Secondary
Post 16

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31 Brady Street
Whitechapel
London
E1 5DJ
02073753267
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Pupils
1207
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Ages
11 - 18
Gender
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Mixed
Building
Type
Community school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
NATIONAL AVG. 2.04
Ofsted Report
(3/7/13)
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64%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) or A*-C including English and maths
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This is an average-sized secondary school. Pupils come from mainly one ethnic group. Bangladeshi pupils are the overwhelming majority. The proportion of pupils eligible for the pupil premium is well above average. This includes pupils eligible for free school meals and those looked after by the local authority. There are no pupils from service families in the school. The proportion of disabled pupils and those with special educational needs supported through school action is above average. The proportion of pupils supported at school action plus or with a statement of special education needs is also above average. A well-above average proportion of pupils speak English as an additional language. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which set the minimum expectations for students’ progress and attainment. The school is part of a sixth form consortium with two other neighbouring secondary schools. The school provides a daily breakfast club and a range of morning, lunchtime and afterschool clubs including support with homework, literacy, individual subjects and a range of sporting activities. There is also very comprehensive provision for music.

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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.

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