St Thomas Becket Catholic Primary School

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St Thomas Becket Catholic Primary School


Name St Thomas Becket Catholic Primary School
Website http://www.thomasbecket.croydon.sch.uk
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
This inspection rating relates to a predecessor school. When a school, converts to an academy, is taken over or closes and reopens as a new school a formal link is created between the new school and the old school, by the Department for Education. Where the new school has not yet been inspected, we show the inspection history of the predecessor school, as we believe it still has significance.
Address Becket Close, Birchanger Road, London, SE25 5BN
Phone Number 02086543006
Type Academy
Age Range 4-11
Religious Character Roman Catholic
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 427 (49.4% boys 50.6% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 24.9
Academy Sponsor St Thomas Becket Catholic Primary School
Local Authority Croydon
Percentage Free School Meals 10.8%
Percentage English is Not First Language 20.8%
Persisitent Absence 4.7%
Pupils with SEN Support 10.2%
Catchment Area Indicator Available Yes
Last Distance Offered Available No
Highlights from Latest Full Inspection (12 September 2007)
There may have been more recent inspections such as monitoring visits or short inspections. For details of all inspections, please view this provider on our map here.
This inspection rating relates to a predecessor school. When a school, converts to an academy, is taken over or closes and reopens as a new school a formal link is created between the new school and the old school, by the Department for Education. Where the new school has not yet been inspected, we show the inspection history of the predecessor school, as we believe it still has significance.

Description of the school

St Thomas Becket is a larger than average primary school which serves a wide and very diverse area of South London. The children come from a variety of backgrounds but the proportion of children who are entitled to free school meals is below average. The proportion of children with learning difficulties and disabilities is also below average. The school has a higher than average proportion of children from black and ethnic minorities, though most are completely fluent in English. The school has achieved the Sportsmark Gold Award, Healthy Schools Award, Investors in People and the ICT Mark. Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate