The Camden School for Girls

Name The Camden School for Girls
Ofsted Inspections
Address Sandall Road, London, NW5 2DB
Phone Number 02074853414
Type Secondary
Age Range 11-18
Religious Character None
Gender Girls
Number of Pupils 1045 (14.8% boys 85.2% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 16.1
Local Authority Camden
Percentage Free School Meals 25.1%
Percentage English is Not First Language 30.4%
Persistent Absence 3.2%
Pupils with SEN Support 12.5%%
Highlights from Latest Inspection

Description of the school

The Camden School for Girls is an over-subscribed comprehensive school with a larger than average mixed sixth form. The school serves an area where the proportion of those eligible for free school meals is well above average. It also attracts a wide range of students from across London.

Students are drawn from diverse ethnic backgrounds with over half from minority ethnic heritages. A small percentage of students are refugee and asylum seekers. Almost half of the students speak a home language other than English, and a small percentage are at an early stage of fluency.

The proportion of students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities is slightly below average while the pro...portion of those in receipt of a statement of special educational needs is broadly average. Students' attainment on entry varies widely but is broadly average. The school has specialist status for music.

Key for inspection grades Grade 1 Outstanding Grade 2 Good Grade 3 Satisfactory Grade 4 Inadequate