St John's Roman Catholic Primary School
- St John's Roman Catholic Primary School
St Elmo's Road
- Head: Ms Janice Babb
- T 020 7252 1859
- F 020 7237 3877
- E [email protected]
- W www.stjohnsrotherhithe.co.uk
- A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Southwark
- Pupils: 234
- Religion: Roman Catholic
- Open days: By appointment through the school office.
- Latest Overall effectiveness Good 1
- Early years provision Good 2
- Outcomes for children and learners Good 2
- Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good 2
- Effectiveness of leadership and management Good 2
- 1 Short inspection 13th April 2016
- 2 Full inspection 11th February 2011
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: Satisfactory on 25th June 2008
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the school says...
St. John's Catholic School is committed to providing a warm and welcome environment where its pupils can receive an excellent Catholic education which both reflects the Gospel values of Jesus Christ and supports parents in their role of first educators of their children in the ways of faith, attitudes and values. ...Read more
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Special Education Needs
St. John's Catholic Primary School is committed to the inclusion of pupils with special educational needs and disabilities. We currently have a number of children with a wide spectrum of special needs, including children with a hearing impairment, autism, Down's syndrome, dyslexia, behaviour and learning difficulties. Our fully trained specialist teaching assistants support the children alongside the teaching staff to enable them to access the school curriculum at a differentiated level. Our last OFSTED inspection highlighted the special needs provision at St. John's as a strength of the school.
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
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:
sometimes, but not in this year