Work in Brent
There are over 70 schools in Brent , and nearly 95% are rated as Good or Outstanding by Ofsted. There are nursery, infants, juniors, primary, secondary, and an all through (4-19) school. There are also 3 special schools. We have LA maintained and Faith schools (Cof E, RC, Jewish, Islamic), and Academies (standalone, local Multi Academy and national MAT’s). This makes Brent a great place to find the right type of school for you.
Where is Brent?
Everyone has heard of Wembley Stadium which lies in the middle of Brent and next door is the recently opened is London Designer Outlet (50 outlet shops, 20 restaurants & 9 screen cinema). Brent is fairly triangular with bottom corner in Kilburn (approx. 3 miles from Marble Arch). Top of the triangle(left hand side of Edgware Road from Marble Arch) is Queensbury, and to the western boundary is Northwick Park Hospital which practically touches another well known location Harrow on the Hill. See map below. Excellent underground (Jubilee & Metropolitan), London Overground and National Rail provide fast access to heart of London, typically approx. 30 mins to Piccadilly Circus.
What is Brent like?
Brent is a very diverse London Borough with the second highest BAME in the country at 64%. We are made up of:
- Asian / Asian British – 33%,
- Black or Black British – 19%,
- Chinese or Other Ethic group – 6.8%
- Mixed – 5%.
Brent has lowest proportion of residents born in UK at 45%. Overall a third have been resident in UK for more than 10 years, the highest in UK! Nearly 25% of population is under 19, and 10% over 65.
(source Census 2011).