Top 20 Schools Suffering Highest Pollution Levels in London

Meeting: 
MQT on 2018-11-22
Session date: 
November 22, 2018
Reference: 
2018/3151
Question By: 
Jennette Arnold OBE
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Please could you provide details of the 20 schools suffering the highest levels of air pollution in London?

Answer

Top 20 Schools Suffering Highest Pollution Levels in London

Top 20 Schools Suffering Highest Pollution Levels in London

Answered By: 
The Mayor

We estimate there are 360 primary schools and 78 secondary schools located in areas exceeding legal pollution limits (for nitrogen dioxide). This is based on analysis using the London Atmospheric Emissions Inventory 2013. The 20 primary and secondary schools with the highest pollution concentrations are below:

Westminster

St Mary's Bryanston Square Church of England School

Westminster

St Clement Danes Church of England Primary School

Westminster

St Peter's Eaton Square Church of England Primary School

Southwark

St George's Cathedral Catholic Primary School

Westminster

The St Marylebone Church of England School

Hammersmith and Fulham

St Paul's P Church of England primary School

Westminster

Christ Church Bentinck Church of England Primary School

Westminster

The Minerva Academy

City of London

Sir John Cass's Foundation Primary School

Tower Hamlets

Woolmore Primary School

Islington

Central Foundation Boys' School

Lambeth

Oasis Academy South Bank

Hammersmith and Fulham

Sacred Heart High School

Westminster

Hampden Gurney Church of England Primary School

Camden

Argyle Primary School

Camden

Christopher Hatton Primary School

Camden

St Joseph’s Primary School

Lambeth

St Anne's Catholic Primary School

Tower Hamlets

Canon Barnett Primary School

Westminster

St Vincent de Paul RC Primary School

 

Note: This analysis has been undertaken using the Ofsted list of all Local Authority funded schools. These schools all exceed the annual legal nitrogen dioxide limit of 40ug/m3.