Swanlea School (Whitechapel) data

Swanlea School is located in Whitechapel, London and falls under the local authority of Tower Hamlets. This mixed-sex secondary school has 1,291 pupils, with a capacity of 1,260, aged from eleven up to eighteen, and the type of establishment is community school. The school has 104 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £44,957. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 4th July 2013 resulting in an outstanding rating.

Swanlea School contact details

AddressSwanlea School
31 Brady Street
E1 5DJ
HeadteacherMs Brenda Landers

About Swanlea School

Phase of EducationSecondary
Type of EstablishmentCommunity school
Admissions PolicyNon-selective
Statutory Low Age11
Statutory High Age18
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormHas a sixth form
Religious CharacterDoes not apply
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date19th January 2023
School Capacity1,260
Number of Pupils1,291102% capacity
Number of Boys83064%
Number of Girls46136%
Free School Meals (%)44.40%

Where is Swanlea School?

Street Address31 Brady Street
PostcodeE1 5DJ
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Swanlea School on a map

Swanlea School map (E1 5DJ) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted RegionLondon

Swanlea School Ofsted Report

This table compares the Swanlea School Ofsted reports from 3rd July 2013 (ITS413325) and 18th November 2008 (ITS307547).

Inspection numberITS413325ITS307547
Inspection typeS5 Inspection
Inspection type groupingS5 Inspection
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date3rd July 201318th November 2008
Inspection end date4th July 201319th November 2008
Publication date3rd September 20139th December 2008
Overall effectiveness
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection4th July 2013
Ofsted RatingOutstanding
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Swanlea School

Total Number of Teachers104
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)97.7
Total Number of Teaching Assistants57
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)48.5
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff36
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)29.7
Pupil:Teacher Ratio13
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£44,957

Swanlea School administrative data

Establishment NameSwanlea School
Establishment Number4297
Unique Reference Number100973
Local AuthorityTower Hamlets
Local Authority Code211
Previous Local Authority Code999
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE09000030
Government Office RegionLondon
DistrictTower Hamlets
District CodeE09000030
WardSpitalfields & Banglatown
Parliamentary ConstituencyBethnal Green and Bow
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban major conurbation
Middle Super Output AreaTower Hamlets 013
Lower Super Output AreaTower Hamlets 013A

Swanlea School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date16th January 2024
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 Number10017775
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Swanlea School geodata


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SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
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Thomas Buxton Primary School
Buxton Street, Bethnal Green, Thomas Buxton Primary School, London, E1 5AR
Hague Primary School
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St Anne's and Guardian Angels Catholic Primary School
Underwood Road, Whitechapel, London, E1 5AW
John Scurr Primary School
Cephas Street, Stepney Green, London, E1 4AX
Al-Mizan School
46 Whitechapel Road, London, E1 1JX
Not applicable558m
London East Academy
46 Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel, London, E1 1JX
Not applicable558m
London Islamic School
18-22 Damien Street, London, E1 2HX
Not applicable565m
Date Palm Primary
80-82 Greenfield Road, London, London, E1 1EJ
Not applicable598m