The worst schools in England: make sure that your child does not go there

In the official government statement, data was published that show that 365 educational institutions do not meet the government's minimum standards. This means that 260 783 pupils attend inadequate schools, this is about one in every twelfth schoolchild.

The Department of Education reported that the increase in the number of such schools happens because of technical changes in the scoring system used by state statisticians to calculate the effectiveness of the school. School principals said that the new classification system, affecting subjects such as English and mathematics, complicates the process of calculating school productivity, as it needs to be developed using a combination of old and new classification systems.

Geoff Barton, general secretary of the Association of Schools and Colleges (ASCL), said: "These changes are the main reason for the increase in the number of schools that are below the established standards. Some schools are unfairly assessed because of complex changes in the way of calculation."

The school's grade is assessed by the "Progress 8" program, which examines the progress made by the student between the end of the primary school and the end of the secondary school, as well as his results for the eight GCSE exams.

Some of London inadequate secondary schools:

Bexleyheath Academy, Bexleyheath

London South East Colleges, Bromley

Haverstock School, Camden

Stanley Park High School, Carshalton

St Andrew's CofE Voluntary Aided High School, Croydon

Elutec, Dagenham

Erith School, Erith

Acton High School, Ealing

Chace Community School, Enfield

Erith School, Erith

The John Roan School, Greenwich

Phoenix Academy, Hammersmith and Fulham

Parkside Studio College, Hayes

Hewens College, Hayes

Caterham High School, Ilford

Durand Academy, Lambeth

Archbishop Tenison's School, Lambeth

Saint Gabriel's College, Lambeth

Sedgehill School, Lewisham

Forest Hill School, Lewisham

Prendergast Ladywell School, Lewisham

Addey and Stanhope School, Lewisham

The Royal Docks Community School, Newham

The Cumberland School, Newham

The Brittons Academy Trust, Rainham

Kemnal Technology College, Sidcup

Gaynes School, Upminster

The Harefield Academy, Uxbridge

Welling School, Welling

The full list can be found here.

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