La Sainte Union A GSG School
- La Sainte Union
- Head: Mrs Maureen Williams
- T 020 7428 4600
- F 020 7267 7647
- E email@example.com
- W www.lasainteunion.org.uk
- A mainstream state school for girls aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Camden
- Pupils: 1137
- Religion: Roman Catholic
- Open days: September
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- 16-19 study programmes Good 2
- Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 2
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 2
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 2
- 1 Short inspection 25th February 2016
- 2 Full inspection 5th November 2010
Short inspection reports only give an overall grade; you have to read the report itself to gauge whether the detailed grading from the earlier full inspection still stands.
- Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 18th October 2007
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
- Linked schools: LaSWAP Sixth Form Consortium
What The Good Schools Guide says..
A calm and orderly universe, demanding (and getting) high standards of achievement from girls who might not always be expected to reach this high. 'This is an inner-city comp,' insists the head, though anyone dropping in from outside might be excused for thinking the term doesn't match the orderly space within. Behaviour is generally exemplary...
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2008, Mrs Maureen Williams (40s). Educated at a convent school in Hampshire, read English and medieval literature at Exeter University before taking her PGCE at Digby Stuart College, Roehampton. Taught English at St Joseph's College, Croydon and La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls' School in Lambeth, before taking over from long-serving head Sister Teresa and becoming the school's first lay principal, charged with a mission to gently modernise while maintaining the traditions of La Sainte Union. A calm and competent presence; no doubt the school's illustrious tradition remains in safe hands. Married to a senior probation officer, she enjoys running, walking and good food in her spare time.
Retiring in July 2017.
One of Camden’s top-performing comprehensive schools. In 2016, 75 per cent of pupils achieved 5+ A*-C grades at...
Special Education Needs
School's description of their SEN provision:
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|Delicate Medical Problems [archived]|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class||Y|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|