St Saviour's and St Olave's Church of England School

Type Secondary
Age Range 11-18
Religion Church of England
Address New Kent Road
London
SE1 4AN
Phone 02074071843
Reference Number 100849

Description

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St Saviour's and St Olave's Church of England School, located in London's Borough of Southwark at SE1 4AN, is a secondary school and sixth form for girls with a rich heritage dating back to its establishment in 1903. It operates as a voluntary aided Church of England school, affiliated with the Anglican Diocese of Southwark and the Woodard Schools group. The school is associated with the Charity Commissioners' decision to provide education equality for girls in the area, following requests by the joint foundation's governors to utilize their endowment for this purpose. The educational institution offers specialist science education and serves pupils aged 11 to 18. It has been recognized by the Department for Education with the Urn code 100849.

St Saviour's and St Olave's Church of England School is a semi-independent establishment with a strength of 786 students as of April 2016. Catherine May serves as the headteacher, and the school is under the local authority of Southwark. Notable alumnae include actresses such as Liz Fraser, Kathleen Harrison, and Marianne Jean-Baptiste. The school holds an annual Commemoration Service at Southwark Cathedral, now known as the ancient parish church. Former Prime Minister Tony Blair once visited the school during the celebration of its centenary.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 754

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
7 116
8 117
9 126
10 120
11 119
12 88
13 68

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-01-17
Date Description Report
2022-11-16 School inspection: School inspection:
2009-02-25 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2005-06-08 Inspection Inspection

Attainment 8 Score

Attaimenment 8 is a measure of a pupil's average grade across a set of 8 subjects. The 8 subjects which make up Attainment 8 are:

  • English
  • Maths
  • 3 subjects from qualifications that count towards the English Baccalaureate (EBacc), like sciences, language and history
  • 3 more GCSE qualifications (including EBacc subjects) or technical awards from a list approved by the Department for Education
Each grade a pupil gets is assigned a point score from 9 (the highest) to 1 (the lowest). These scores are added up, with English and maths counted twice.

School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
55.4 Upgrade Upgrade

GCSE Results

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Grade 5 or above in English and maths 60% Upgrade Upgrade
5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 (or A-C) 76% Upgrade Upgrade

Progress 8 Score

A progress score is a way to measure how well a student progressed in comparison to other students of a similar starting ability. A score of zero means would mean that a student made the same progress as others that had a similar starting a ability. A positive score would mean that the student made more progress than other students of similar starting ability. The scores below are for the whole school so is the average progress score across all students.

School Score Percentile (loc) Percentile (nationwide)
0.75 Upgrade Upgrade

Attainment 8 Score

Attaimenment 8 is a measure of a pupil's average grade across a set of 8 subjects. The 8 subjects which make up Attainment 8 are:

GCSE Results

Progress 8 Score

A progress score is a way to measure how well a student progressed in comparison to other students of a similar starting ability. A score of zero means would mean that a student made the same progress as others that had a similar starting a ability. A positive score would mean that the student made more progress than other students of similar starting ability. The scores below are for the whole school so is the average progress score across all students.

2023 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Upgrade Upgrade
Second Preference 76 34
Third Preference 65 15
From another Local Authority 43 16

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Students getting 5 or more GCSE's at grade 9-4 (A-C)

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