Sir Francis Drake Primary School (London) data

Sir Francis Drake Primary School is located in London and falls under the local authority of Lewisham. This mixed-sex primary school has 242 pupils, with a capacity of 300, aged from five up to eleven, and the type of establishment is community school. The school has 17 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £46,050. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 13th March 2018 resulting in a satisfactory rating.


Sir Francis Drake Primary School contact details

AddressSir Francis Drake Primary School
Scawen Road
HeadteacherMiss Karen Cartwright

About Sir Francis Drake Primary School

Phase of EducationPrimary
Type of EstablishmentCommunity school
Admissions PolicyNot applicable
Statutory Low Age5
Statutory High Age11
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormDoes not have a sixth form
Religious CharacterDoes not apply
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity300
Number of Pupils24281% capacity
Number of Boys12451%
Number of Girls11849%
Free School Meals (%)37.2%

Where is Sir Francis Drake Primary School?

Street AddressScawen Road
PostcodeSE8 5AE
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Sir Francis Drake Primary School on a map

Sir Francis Drake Primary School map (SE8 5AE) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Organisation ID1115967
Ofsted RegionLondon
Deprivation Index5

Sir Francis Drake Primary School Ofsted Report

This table compares the Sir Francis Drake Primary School Ofsted reports from 13th March 2018 (10045443) and 15th October 2013 (ITS427407).

Inspection number10045443ITS427407
Inspection typeS5 Inspection
Inspection type groupingS5 Inspection
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date13th March 201815th October 2013
Inspection end date14th March 201816th October 2013
Publication date17th April 201811th November 2013
Overall effectiveness
Requires Improvement
Outcomes for pupils
Requires Improvement
Quality of teaching, learning and assessment
Requires Improvement
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Requires Improvement
Personal development, behaviour and welfare
No Judgement
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
16 - 19 study programmes
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection14th March 2018
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Sir Francis Drake Primary School

Total Number of Teachers17
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)12.6
Total Number of Teaching Assistants14
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)10.7
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff4
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)3
Pupil:Teacher Ratio15.8
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£46,050

Sir Francis Drake Primary School administrative data

Establishment NameSir Francis Drake Primary School
Establishment Number2818
Unique Reference Number100712
Local AuthorityLewisham
Local Authority Code209
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE09000023
Government Office RegionLondon
District CodeE09000023
Parliamentary ConstituencyLewisham, Deptford
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaLewisham 001
Lower Super Output AreaLewisham 001C

Sir Francis Drake Primary School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date15th November 2021
Reason Establishment OpenedNot applicable
Reason Establishment ClosedNot applicable

Pupil Referral Unit

Teenage MothersNot applicable
Child Care FacilitiesNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Provision in Primary Care UnitNot applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Provides for Educational and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)Not applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Offers Tuition by Another ProviderNot applicable

Special Educational Needs

Section 41 ApprovedNot applicable


Trust flagNot applicable
School Sponsor flagNot applicable


Federation flagNot under a federation

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10070040
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Sir Francis Drake Primary School geodata


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