Angel Oak Academy


Name Angel Oak Academy
Website http://www.angeloakacademy.org
Ofsted Inspection Rating Outstanding
Inspection Date 11 October 2017
Address Burcher Gale Grove, Peckham, London, SE15 6FL
Phone Number 02077033125
Type Academy
Age Range 3-11
Religious Character Does not apply
Gender Mixed
Number of Pupils 411 (54% boys 46% girls)
Number of Pupils per Teacher 13.4
Academy Sponsor Step Academy Trust
Local Authority Southwark
Percentage Free School Meals 34.1%
Percentage English is Not First Language 55%
Persisitent Absence 14%
Pupils with SEN Support 9.5%
Catchment Area Information Available Yes, our catchment area data is FREE
Last Distance Offered Information Available No

Information about this school

The school is well above average in size. Almost all pupils are from a wide range of minority ethnic backgrounds. The majority of pupils speak English as an additional language. This figure is well above average. Many pupils enter the school at an early stage of learning English. The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities is average. The large majority of pupils are supported by additional government funding. This figure is well above average. Children in the early years provision attend the Nursery part time and the two Reception classes full time. The school provides childcare before and after school. The predecessor school became an academy within the STEP (Striving together for excellence in partnership) Trust in February 2015. The governing body was reconstituted at this time. The executive headteacher and head of school were appointed from September 2014. The considerable staffing instability at the time has fallen very considerably. The school meets the government’s current floor standards. These set the minimum expectations for pupils’ attainment and progress in reading, writing and mathematics. The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. The school complies with Department for Education guidance on what academies should publish.

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

This is an outstanding school The progress of pupils and their attainment are rising at an impressively rapid and sustained rate. Pupils build very strong foundations for success in secondary school. Inspirational leadership continually searches for ways to improve outcomes for the pupils. Leaders ensure that sustaining high-quality teaching is kept firmly under the spotlight. Leaders at all levels base actions to improve learning and outcomes for all pupils on an