Deptford Green School

Lewisham, United Kingdom

Location: Lewisham, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 16 years

About Deptford Green School

Deptford Green School is a mixed, mainstream, non-denominational secondary school. This community state school in Lewisham, south-east London, caters for pupils aged 11-16 and aims to provide local children with an excellent education. 

Deptford Green is a smaller-than-average secondary school, hosting up to 1,100 pupils at full capacity. The school was previously part of the former Crossways Federation, alongside Addey and Shanhope School, Catford Business and Enterprise College and Crofton College. Bill Gates visited in January 2012 and praised the social consciousness of the students.


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Values and vision 

Deptford Green School strives to provide a learning environment that is both engaging and enjoyable. With a variety of extracurricular activities to choose from, pupils are encouraged to try new things and get involved. The school has a school leadership programme to prepare students to take a leading role in society later in life.  

The school’s specialist subjects are the humanities, with English, citizenship and drama some of the top-rated. Deptford Green successfully instils into its pupils an acceptance of different cultures, which is aided by its very diverse student population.    

Ofsted report 

“Pupils’ personal development and welfare is seen as a high priority by all staff. Pupils are known very well and there are strong links with parents and the community. Consequently, many pupils feel safe and well cared for and thrive.”  

View Deptford Green School’s latest Ofsted report 

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Address: Edward Street, New Cross, London, SE14 6AN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8691 3236
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