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St John the Divine - Church of England Primary School

Warham Street, Kennington, London, SE5 0SX

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Introduction

  • St John the Divine is a Church of England primary school which links with the surrounding communities in both Lambeth and Southwark. .
  • As a school they aim to enable all pupils to progress to their highest level of achievement, so that they are equipped with appropriate skills, maturity and knowledge.

Opening Times (School Term-Time)

  • Monday 08:45 - 15:15.
  • Tuesday 08:45 - 15:15.
  • Wednesday 08:45 - 15:15.
  • Thursday 08:45 - 15:15.
  • Friday 08:45 - 15:15.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Vauxhall.
  • The nearest underground station is Oval.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 190cm x 570cm (6ft 3in x 18ft 8in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located on Warham Street.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Pay and display parking is available on Watham Street.
    • The small school car park is for staff only.

Outside Access (Main Entrance - Warham Street)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 122cm (4ft).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 107cm (3ft 6in).
  • Comments View
    • When the leaf is open on the second set of doors, the door width is 142cm.

Level Change (Main Entrance - Warham Street)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Camberwell New Road Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the school.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • The width of the door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • This gate is only open between 08:45 and 09:00 in the morning, and 15:00 and 15:30 in the afternoon.

Outside Access (Office / Reception Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the right past the main entrance.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open both ways.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in) wide.

Outside Access (Year 1 and Year 3 School Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are single (with a locked extension leaf).
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).

Level Change (Year 1 and Year 3 School Entrance)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Year 1 & Year 2 School Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The width of the door opening is 45cm (1ft 6in).

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • There is not level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Level Change (Office / Reception Entrance)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Level Changes

  • There are many level changes throughout the school on the ground floor corridors.
  • Most of the steps are shallow to moderate.

Other Floors (Main School)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Other View
    • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are additional classrooms.
  • Comments View
    • There are three sets of stairs leading to the first floor.

Other Floors (Years 1 & 3 - Art Block)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3-4.
    • There are 14 steps between floors.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Other View
    • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are additional classrooms & standard toilets.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s) (Office / Reception)

Standard Toilet(s) (Children's)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • Home visits / services are available.