St John's Catholic Comprehensive (Gravesend) data

St John's Catholic Comprehensive is located in Gravesend and falls under the local authority of Kent. The school's religious denomination is Roman Catholic. This mixed-sex secondary school has 1,237 pupils, with a capacity of 1,184, aged from eleven up to eighteen, and the type of establishment is voluntary aided school. The school has 87 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £38,198. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 12th November 2014 resulting in a good rating.


St John's Catholic Comprehensive contact details

AddressSt John's Catholic Comprehensive
Rochester Road
DA12 2JW
HeadteacherMr Matthew Barron

About St John's Catholic Comprehensive

Phase of EducationSecondary
Type of EstablishmentVoluntary aided school
Admissions PolicyNon-selective
Statutory Low Age11
Statutory High Age18
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormHas a sixth form
Religious CharacterRoman Catholic
DioceseArchdiocese of Southwark
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity1,184
Number of Pupils1,237104% capacity
Number of Boys63051%
Number of Girls60749%
Free School Meals (%)17.7%

Where is St John's Catholic Comprehensive?

Street AddressRochester Road
PostcodeDA12 2JW
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St John's Catholic Comprehensive on a map

St John's Catholic Comprehensive map (DA12 2JW) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Organisation ID1122968
Ofsted RegionSouth East
Deprivation Index4

St John's Catholic Comprehensive Ofsted Report

This table compares the St John's Catholic Comprehensive Ofsted reports from 12th November 2014 (ITS448950) and 5th December 2012 (ITS405826).

Inspection numberITS448950ITS405826
Inspection typeRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 1
Inspection type groupingRequires Improvement S5 Reinspection Visit 1
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date12th November 20145th December 2012
Inspection end date13th November 20146th December 2012
Publication date4th December 20149th January 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
No Judgement
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
16 - 19 study programmes
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection15th May 2018
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at St John's Catholic Comprehensive

Total Number of Teachers87
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)81.6
Total Number of Teaching Assistants17
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)14.2
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff26
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)24.3
Pupil:Teacher Ratio13.9
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£38,198

St John's Catholic Comprehensive administrative data

Establishment NameSt John's Catholic Comprehensive
Establishment Number5461
Previous Establishment Number5461
Unique Reference Number118933
Local AuthorityKent
Local Authority Code886
Previous Local AuthorityPre LGR (1998) Kent
Previous Local Authority Code922
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE10000016
Government Office RegionSouth East
District CodeE07000109
Parliamentary ConstituencyGravesham
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaGravesham 003
Lower Super Output AreaGravesham 003C

St John's Catholic Comprehensive history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date18th 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
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Priority 1SLCN - Speech, language and Communication


Trust flagNot applicable
School Sponsor flagNot applicable


Federation flagNot under a federation

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10006200
Further Education TypeNot applicable

St John's Catholic Comprehensive geodata


Nearest schools to St John's Catholic Comprehensive

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
St John's Catholic Primary School, Gravesend
Rochester Road, Gravesend, DA12 2SY
Gravesend Grammar School
Church Walk, Gravesend, DA12 2PR
Westcourt Primary School
Silver Road, Gravesend, DA12 4JG
LINK19 College
Lower Higham Road, Based at North Kent College, Gravesend, DA12 2JJ
Not applicable744m
North West Kent Alternative Provision Service
Richmond Drive, Gravesend, DA12 4DJ
Not applicable804m
Holy Trinity Church of England Primary School
Trinity Road, Gravesend, DA12 1LU
Chantry Community Academy
Ordnance Road, Gravesend, DA12 2RL
Whitehill Primary School
Sun Lane, Gravesend, DA12 5HN
Pier View Academy
42-44 Harmer Street, Gravesend, DA12 2AX
Not applicable1.2km
Wrotham Road Primary School
Wrotham Road, Gravesend, DA11 0QF