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St Matthew Academy (London) data

St Matthew Academy is located in London and falls under the local authority of Lewisham. The school's religious denomination is Roman Catholic. This mixed-sex all-through school has 945 pupils, with a capacity of 1,650, aged from three up to sixteen, and the type of establishment is academy sponsor led. The school has 78 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £48,007. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 19th June 2017 resulting in a satisfactory rating.

St Matthew Academy contact details

AddressSt Matthew Academy
St Joseph's Vale
PrincipalMs Miranda Baldwin

About St Matthew Academy

Phase of EducationAll-through
Type of EstablishmentAcademy sponsor led
Admissions PolicyNon-selective
Statutory Low Age3
Statutory High Age16
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormDoes not have a sixth form
Religious CharacterRoman Catholic
DioceseArchdiocese of Southwark
Special ClassesNot applicable


Census Date17th January 2019
School Capacity1,650
Number of Pupils94557% capacity
Number of Boys48251%
Number of Girls46349%
Free School Meals (%)22.3%

Where is St Matthew Academy?

Street AddressSt Joseph's Vale
Address 3Blackheath
PostcodeSE3 0XX
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St Matthew Academy on a map

St Matthew Academy map (SE3 0XX) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Organisation ID1140483
Ofsted RegionLondon
Deprivation Index5

St Matthew Academy Ofsted Report

This table compares the St Matthew Academy Ofsted reports from 19th June 2017 (10033632) and 7th June 2016 (10017487).

Inspection number1003363210017487
Inspection typeSchools with Serious Weaknesses Visit 1
Inspection type groupingSection 8 deemed section 5 (excluding short inspections)
Event type groupingSchools - S8 deemed S5
Inspection start date19th June 20177th June 2016
Inspection end date20th June 20178th June 2016
Publication date20th July 201718th October 2016
Overall effectiveness
Requires Improvement
Category of concernSerious Weakness
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
Early years provision (where applicable)
Requires Improvement
16 - 19 study programmes
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection20th June 2017
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at St Matthew Academy

Total Number of Teachers78
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)73.6
Total Number of Teaching Assistants39
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)33.6
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff39
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)34.4
Pupil:Teacher Ratio16.4
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£48,007

St Matthew Academy administrative data

Establishment NameSt Matthew Academy
Establishment Number6907
Unique Reference Number135264
Local AuthorityLewisham
Local Authority Code209
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE09000023
Government Office RegionLondon
District CodeE09000023
Parliamentary ConstituencyLewisham East
Urban/Rural DescriptionUrban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaLewisham 007
Lower Super Output AreaLewisham 007A

St Matthew Academy history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date31st October 2019
Reason Establishment OpenedNew Provision
Open Date1st September 2007
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 flagSupported by a single-academy trust
School Sponsor flagLinked to a sponsor
School SponsorArchdiocese of Southwark


Federation flagNot applicable

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10021091
Further Education TypeNot applicable

St Matthew Academy geodata


Nearest schools to St Matthew Academy

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Christ The King Sixth Form College
Belmont Grove, Lewisham, London, SE13 5GE
16 plus197m
John Ball Primary School
Southvale Road, Blackheath, London, SE3 0TP
St Margaret's Lee CofE Primary School
Lee Church Street, London, SE13 5SG
All Saints' Church of England Primary School Blackheath
2 Blackheath Vale, Blackheath, London, SE3 0TX
Heath House Preparatory School
37 Wemyss Road, Blackheath, London, SE3 0TG
Not applicable726m
St Saviour's Catholic Primary School
10 Bonfield Road, Lewisham, London, SE13 6AL
TLG Lewisham
1 Cornmill Lane, London, SE13 7FY
Not applicable1km
Trinity Church of England School, Lewisham
Taunton Road, Lee, London, SE12 8PD
Prendergast Vale School
Elmira Street, Lewisham, London, SE13 7BN
International Academy of Greenwich
21 Meadowcourt Road, 1st Floor King's Church, London, SE3 9DU