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A dedicated team of teaching assistants – with a mix of profiles: some are career TAs who bring a wealth of experience, others are graduates who are thinking about a career in teaching but nonetheless, says Mr Kipps, ‘are very hands on’. Music and the performing arts are a big part of the day and an important part of the curriculum, avers Mr Kipps. Free tuition is offered on keyboard, guitar, drumming (especially popular) and violin. In years 8 to 10, 25 children go away for a week to Leiston Abbey in Suffolk to put on a play...

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Excellent performance by Boys taking Computer Appreciation at an English Comprehensive School (Functional Skill at Entry Level)

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Headteacher

Since 2006, John Kipps BSc PCGE NPQH (early 50s). A local man, he grew up in Hounslow and was educated at Latymer Upper before studying for a degree in geography and biological sciences at Exeter University. He started his teaching career at St Mary’s and St Peter’s C of E Primary school in Teddington where he coordinated, at various times during his four years there, the music, art, science and technology curriculum. In his fourth year his class did an inclusion project with a group from Clarendon and, he says, he knew from that moment that this was the school he wanted to work in. He has been here ever since and his wholehearted commitment to the place seeps from every pore.

He has taught at the school for more...

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Interpreting catchment maps

The maps show in colour where the pupils at a school came from*. Red = most pupils to Blue = fewest.

Where the map is not coloured we have no record in the previous three years of any pupils being admitted from that location based on the options chosen.

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If there are more applicants to a school than it has places for, who gets in is determined by which applicants best fulfil the admissions criteria.

Admissions criteria are often complicated, and may change from year to year. The best source of information is usually the relevant local authority website, but once you have set your sights on a school it is a good idea to ask them how they see things panning out for the year that you are interested in.

Many schools admit children based on distance from the school or a fixed catchment area. For such schools, the cut-off distance will vary from year to year, especially if the school give priority to siblings, and the pattern will be of a central core with outliers (who will mostly be siblings). Schools that admit on the basis of academic or religious selection will have a much more scattered pattern.

*The coloured areas outlined in black are Census Output Areas. These are made up of a group of neighbouring postcodes, which accounts for their odd shapes. These provide an indication, but not a precise map, of the school’s catchment: always refer to local authority and school websites for precise information.

The 'hotter' the colour the more children have been admitted.

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