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About Us Performance and OFSTED

We are an OFSTED rated  GOOD school

  • Effectiveness of leadership and management Good
  • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good
  • Personal development, behaviour and welfare Good
  • Outcomes for pupils Good
  • 16 to 19 study programmes Good

Summary of key findings for parents and pupils

  • Leaders are passionate about improving all aspects of the school for the benefit of every pupil. They have successfully driven improvement over the last three years, including boosting the academic performance of pupils
  • The headteacher provides inspirational leadership and is well respected by the school community
  •  Teaching, learning and assessment are now securely good overall.
  • Governors and leaders hold staff to account and provide high-quality training so teachers continually hone their skills.
  •  The sixth form is good. Sixth form programmes provide well for students, resulting in increased numbers with successful applications to top universities

Please click here for the full OFSTED report 

 

School performance and results

Please click here to view the school performance from the department for education 

2019 Key Stage 5 results

Results day for our A Level students was the usual manic affair with all students who had made a UCAS application securing their place at university. A*-A grades at A Level went up slightly this year to 15.1%. 32.8% of grades were A* to B with an average point score per entry of 29.37. Overall the average Grade per entry was a C. The BTEC courses showed a significant improvement on last year with over half the students achieving Distinction/Distinction* grades. The overall average was Distinction.

 

 

Pupil Premium 2018-9

The school received £140,795 in Pupil Premium payments 

Pupil Premium 2019-20

The school is budgeted to receive £144,195 in Pupil Premium payments 

Year 7 Catch Up funding 

The school received £18,211 in funding for the year 2018-9

The school is budgeted to receive £18,211 for the year 2019-20

For a detailed breadown of how the school has used this funding to improve the outcomes for students see the pupil premium and catch up funding plan in important documents on the right hand side of this page