Langdon Park Community School

Type Secondary
Age Range 11-18
Religion Does not apply
Address Bright Street
Poplar
London
E14 0RZ
Phone 02079874811
Reference Number 100966

Description

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Langdon Park Community School is a co-educational comprehensive secondary institution and sixth form, situated in Poplar within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Its address is Byron Street, E14 0RZ. Established in the early twentieth century with the older part built in 1907, the school has since undergone various name changes, which include Byron Street School and Hay Currie School. It adopted its current name, Langdon Park School, in 1965, in honor of Charles Langdon, a former vicar of St Michael and All Angels Church in Bromley-by-Bow.

Langdon Park School is a community institution managed by Tower Hamlets London Borough Council and serves students aged 11 to 18, with an enrollment number of 928 as of April 2016. The school boasts specialist Sports College status and operates a sixth form in consortium with Bow School, St Paul's Way Trust School, and Mulberry Stepney Green Maths, Computing and Science College. The consortium is known as Sixth Form East.

Notable alumni include Teddy Baldock, a professional boxer, Lee Bowyer, a footballer and manager, Dizzee Rascal, a rapper and musician, and Alex Scott, a professional footballer and broadcaster.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 1074
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 56.24%
Girls: 43.76%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
7 181
8 178
9 175
10 171
11 177
12 108
13 84

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-06-16
Date Description Report
2023-04-19 School inspection: School inspection:
2020-02-13 School inspection School inspection
2016-06-29 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2014-06-05 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2014-01-16 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-05-12 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2009-10-12 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2008-01-30 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2006-09-28 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2003-05-19 Full inspection Full 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)
49.2 Upgrade Upgrade

GCSE Results

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Grade 5 or above in English and maths 46% Upgrade Upgrade
5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 (or A-C) 66% 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)
-0.12 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.

2024 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Upgrade Upgrade
Second Preference 99 45
Third Preference 67 16
From another Local Authority 2 0

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