Skip to main content
  • Lambeth Academy
    Elms Road
    Clapham
    London
    SW4 9ET
  • Head: Ms Carol Shepherd Ba Npqh
  • T 020 7819 4700
  • F 020 7819 4701
  • E [email protected]
  • W www.lambeth-academy.org
  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Lambeth
  • Pupils: 940
  • Religion: Christian
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Requires improvement 1
      • 16-19 study programmes Requires improvement 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Requires improvement 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Requires improvement 1
      • Personal development, behaviour and welfare Good 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Requires improvement 1
    • 1 Full inspection 5th October 2017
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 14th February 2013
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

Lambeth Academy is a diverse inner London comprehensive school which forms part of the United Learning family of schools. We are situated in Clapham but close to the border with Wandsworth. We select up to 10% of our cohort on their potential to be bilingual in French and English. Our bilingual programme is rapidly expanding and we work closely with the bilingual primary schools in our area.

Lambeth Academy recognises the uniqueness of each and every one of its' students. We value high standards of academic attainment and are in the top 10% of schools nationally in terms of the progress our students make. Our 6th form results are consistently amongst the best in the borough. We believe in achieving these standards through high expectations, great teaching and a strong focus on the development of character. We work closely with a number of HE providers and world class businesses to provide significant opportunites for our students to gain wider experiences and develop new skills which serve them well as adults. This is delivered through the day and also in an extensive co-curricular acitivites. We are seeking to develop the leadership potential of our young people.

Our curriculum is broad and balanced. We value the creative subjects and all students have opportunities to take part in Dance, Drama, PE, Music and Art from year 7, alongside the more traditional subjects of Maths, English, Science and Humanities.

Our students go on to achieve great things. We are proud to support them to be responsible, active citizens who can express their individuality.
...Read more

What the parents say...

No comments received for Lambeth Academy

Please login to post a comment.

Independent schools frequently offer IGCSEs or other qualifications alongside or as an alternative to GCSE. The DfE does not record performance data for these exams so independent school GCSE data is frequently misleading; parents should check the results with the schools.

Who came from where

Who goes where

  Zoopla sale properties   Zoopla rent properties   Hide Zoopla markers

Powered by Zoopla

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.

For help and explanation of our catchment maps see: Catchment maps explained

Further reading

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.

Children get into the school from here:

regularly
most years
quite often
infrequently
sometimes, but not in this year


Subscribe for instant access to in-depth reviews:

30,000 Independent, state and special schools in our parent-friendly interactive directory
 Instant access to in-depth UK school reviews
 Honest, opinionated and fearless independent reviews of over 1,000 schools
 Independent tutor company reviews

Try before you buy - The Charter School Southwark

The Good Schools Guide subscription

GSG Blog >    In the news >

The Good Schools Guide newsletter

The Good Schools Guide Newsletter

Educational insight in your inbox. Sign up for our popular newsletters.

Tired of London schools? There’s plenty of life elsewhere…

 
 

For a limited time get one month's Good Schools Guide subscription free with any purchase of The Good Schools Guide London North and London South