OfSTED recently graded LBTS as ‘outstanding in all aspects’. The report details how LBTS is outstanding for achievement, teaching, behaviour and leadership. In addition the Chief Inspector of OfSTED stated LBTS was ‘exceptional with significant elements that are exemplary’. LBTS is the first secondary school in Lambeth to be graded as outstanding in all aspects since OfSTED started in 1992 and is now part of the elite 10% of secondary schools in England to be graded outstanding in all aspects.

Watch the video of the visit of Sir Michael Wilshaw, the Chief Inspector of OfSTED, to LBTS here
Read the letter from the Chief Inspector of OfSTED here
View the OfSTED outstanding certificate here
Watch the BBC report about LBTS here
Read the full report here


  • Author Samira Osman visits LBTS

    date posted: 22/04/14

    Author Samira Osman recently visited LBTS to introduce Year 8 and 9 students to the secrets of crime writing.

  • Fourth Plinth Schools Competition

    date posted: 04/04/14

    Congratulations to Martina (Y8) who won the Fourth Plinth Schools Competition for Lambeth. Her work will be displayed in a special exhibition at City Hall.

  • Debate Competition

    date posted: 04/04/14

    LBTS6 students recently wowed the judges at a recent one day debate competition ran by Thomson Reuters. Nine LBTS6 students took part in the competition and won. Prizes included work experience at a leading law company.

  • National Portrait Gallery

    date posted: 03/04/14

    Y11 history students recently visited the National Portrait Gallery to study the key figures they are studying. Students were expertly guided around the gallery by staff and were able to photograph the people they are studying and answer questions from the guides.

  • ART @ LBTS

    date posted: 31/03/14
  • BBC School Report

    date posted: 26/03/14

    A group of LBTS students recently spent a day at the House of Commons as guests of the BBC and as part of the day interviewed David Laws MP. See the link for photos:

  • Sport Relief 6 Mile Run

    date posted: 24/03/14

    Well done to Team LBTS for raising money for Sport Relief by running 6 Miles around the Olympic Park yesterday!


    date posted: 24/03/14

    Congratulations to our students from Y7, 8 and 9 who recently attended the Lambeth Children’s University Graduation. The event was a highlight for the students involved and their parents, who proudly watched on as our graduands robed up at London South Bank University. Our students were awarded Undergraduate Awards at Bronze, Silver and Gold level in recognition of the many hours they have invested in extra-curricular activities at LBTS.

  • Ken Olisa

    date posted: 21/03/14

    Ken Olisa who is an entrepreneur and philanthropist recently gave an insightful and inspiring talk to LBTS6 students on the progress of Black men and women and the issues that still exist in today.

  • Option evening for Y8 and Y9

    date posted: 20/03/14

    LBTS recently held a successful options evening for Y8 and Y9 students.

  • Y8 writers impress at Arvon

    date posted: 18/03/14

    Sixteen Y8 students recently spent a week working on their creative writing at the Arvon residential centre in Devon. The students worked with poets Caroline Bird and Nicholas Makoha and poet / singer Gemma Weekes and their work is currently being published in an anthology.

  • Trip to France

    date posted: 10/03/14

    Year 9 students recently enjoyed a fantastic cultural experience visiting a sweet factory, an aquarium and local shops in wonderful sunny weather in Boulogne-Sur-Mer, France. A très bientôt!


    date posted: 06/03/14

    Y7 recently visited a bookshop to receive their World Book Day book.

  • Year 8 visit to Cambridge University

    date posted: 03/03/14

    Year 8 students recently visited St John’s College at Cambridge University . LBTS students enjoyed a tour of the College from Undergraduates studying at Cambridge University followed by a question and answer session in which our students learnt about the requirements and rewards of attending university. We are very proud that staff at Cambridge University specifically complimented our students on their behaviour, conduct and questions. The visit was inspirational and has helped our students consider their forthcoming options.


    date posted: 12/02/14

    Throughout National Storytelling Week staff students have the opportunity to listen to old favourites as well as new tales.

  • Lambeth Achievement Awards 2014

    date posted: 10/02/14

    On Thursday 7 February the Lambeth Achievement Awards were held at the South Bank Centre. This annual event recognises outstanding academic achievement by Lambeth students and a number of LBTS students received an award. As part of the event two of our students, Nicole (Y12) and Abdi (Year 13) gave the key note speech on how they had achieved their outstanding GCSE grades. Pictured above are Abdi and Nicole with some of the other winners from LBTS.

  • Computer Science Day @ Wyvil primary school

    date posted: 07/02/14

    A group of Y9 students recently spent the day at Wyvil Primary taught Y5. The LBTS students led several sessions on how to design and program mobile apps for Android devices using the online software 'App Inventor.'

  • Year 10 Engineers on site!

    date posted: 05/02/14

    Y10 engineering students recently visited a construction site on the Albert Embankment as part of their coursework. The students visited the St James' project which includes flats, shops and an art gallery. As part of their visit the students undertook a risk assessment of the demolition.

  • LBTS mathematicians enjoy lecture on maths and juggling!

    date posted: 03/02/14

    At the end of January, mathematicians from LBTS6 attended a lecture at the Museum of London. The lecture on juggling and mathematical notation contained elements on gravity, time travel and lots of examples of amazing juggling! Students enjoyed the lecture and came back with a deeper understanding of the importance of notation and the different areas of life that mathematics can help to explain. More free lectures are available through Gresham College: www.gresham.ac.uk

  • Library Assistants at Forbidden Planet

    date posted: 30/01/14

    As part of their responsibilities a group of library Student Assistants recently visited the Forbidden Planet Megastore to purchase a selection of new titles for the Library.

  • National Maritime Museum Trip

    date posted: 29/01/14

    Year 7 recently went to the London Docklands Museum and National Maritime Museum to learn about the Atlantic Slave Trade.

  • LBTS Rugby

    date posted: 27/01/14

    It is not too late to join the Lilian Baylis Panthers Rugby team! Permission slip can be obtained from Mr Jardine and you too could be playing full contact rugby from next Thursday at the Old Lilian Baylis Site from 3:00pm to 4:30pm.

  • V&A Trip

    date posted: 24/01/14

    Year 8 recently went to V and A and Science museum to extend their learning about the Industrial Revolution.


    date posted: 23/01/14

    On Tuesday 21 January a group of Y13 students attended a reception at 11 Downing Street, home of the the Chancellor, for those students who had taken part in a summer work placement project with a leading business. Our students were able to meet a wide range of businesses interested in offering further summer placements and were the only students to meet and talk to the Prime Minister!

  • Singology Christmas Concert

    date posted: 13/01/14

    The LBTS choir recently took part in the 2013 Singology Christmas Concert. The concert was organised by Singology, a company that run choirs for adults and children throughout London, and the event raised money for the Philippines typhoon victims. The LBTS choir joined in with a large adult and youth choir as well as performing their own pieces to a spellbound audience.

  • Music Instrumental Exams

    date posted: 06/01/14

    Number of our students recently sat their national instrumental grade examinations. The photo shows a some of the students receiving their certificates for passing in drums and guitar at grades 1 and 2.

  • Berkley Group Visit

    date posted: 03/01/14

    Year 10 Engineers recently had a visit from the Berkley Group who are leading builders. The students found out about risk assessments and potential hazards on a building site as part of their coursework and will be visiting the site to produce their own on site risk assessments to add to their coursework.


    date posted: 17/12/13

    A group of Year 10 and 11 students recently performed their poetry at the Royal Society of Arts. This was part of a ten-week poetry project under the tutelage of two spoken word artists. The students' poems addressed a number of current social issues and engaged the audience with flair and wit.

  • STEM Club

    date posted: 16/12/13

    LBTS is proud to announce that our STEM club were awarded 2nd place and won a trophy as part of the Bechtel Safety Award. In addition Samuel Gensin won the individual award for demonstrating the best core values throughout the day.

  • Rudi Oppenheimer

    date posted: 13/12/13

    Year 9 students were fortunate to recently hear a first hand account from Rudi Oppenheimer who is a Holocaust survivor. Rudi talked about how his family fled Berlin in 1936 from the Nazis, his life in a concentration camp and his life afterwards. It truly was a unique opportunity for students to learn about this tragic and unique event from a survivor of the time.

  • Fundraising for House Charities

    date posted: 11/12/13

    On Tuesday 10 December a group of students attended St Anselm's Christmas Market to sing Christmas Carols in order to fundraise for the House Charities.

  • Winter concert

    date posted: 10/12/13

    Our annual winter concert was a huge success with a wide variety of performers and ensembles showcasing their hard work and talent on the stage.

  • Skills London

    date posted: 28/11/13

    On 22 November Y12 visited Skills London 2013 at London’s ExCel Centre. This event provided students with the opportunity to think about life beyond LBTS6, finding out more about career opportunities and possible apprenticeships.

    In particular the event showcased career opportunities for young people including apprenticeships, education, training, employment, internships and other options. Students came away with a much better understanding of the opportunities available to them on leaving school and it was the perfect springboard for them to start thinking about their futures!