Ofsted & Results

 Ofsted - Letter to parents January 2017

Glossopdale Community College - Ofsted

Our latest Ofsted Report is available to download below:

Ofsted Report March 2016

Letter to Parents April 2016

Statutory requirements for the website

 

Previous Ofstead Reports:

Ofsted Report November 2013

 

For parent comments, feedback and consultations, please click here parentview

 

2017 Results Statement

Key Stage 4

 Overall the School achieved a good and improving set of exam results in 2017 achieving its best results  for 5 GCSEs inc English and Mathematics 59%. 100% of all students achieved at least one qualification. 41% of students gained both English and Mathematics at the new GCSE grade 5 or above.  61% of students gained both English and Mathematics at GCSE grade 9-4, up 8% on last year. 69% of all GCSE only entries were graded at C or above (Not Eng or Maths). 22% of all GCSE grades were A*/A. Progress 8 was -0.02 and attainment 8 was 47. The table below shows the % of pupils achieving the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) subjects (grade 5 or above for reformed subjects and grade C and above for unreformed subjects)

5+ 4+ C+
English Language 59 73 MFL French 61.5
English Literature 60 79 MFL German 100
Maths 45 64 Geography 67.6
History 60.9
Computer Science 78.9
Sci Biology 97
Sci Chemistry 90.9
Sci Physics 97
Science Additional 51.3
Science Core 44.8

Further details can be found on the DfE site (here).

Key Stage 5

Our Sixth Form judged as “good” by OfSTED also achieved 40% A*/A grades. 100% of our students achieved A*-E Grades, for four years in a row. Against national benchmarks this places Glossopdale Sixth-form in the top 25% for progress.

 

Published Academic

Published Applied General

Leavers Cohort

 

Academic

Leavers Cohort

 

Applied General

Progress

+0.04 Top 47% of providers

+0.45 top 15% of providers

+0.08

 

+0.8

 

Average Grade/Average Points per Entry

C- APE 28.18

(Nat C+ 32.72)

D*- 44.73

(Nat D 35.72)

C 31.51

 

(Derbyshire

29.72)

D*-   44.31

 

(Derbyshire

31.97)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Published English

Published Maths

2017 Leavers

English

2017 Leavers

Maths

Progress in English and Maths

-0.17

6 students

(Nat -0.02)

+0.42

12 students

+1.14

7 students

+0.6

5 students

 

 

 

 

 

 

Published

Academic

Published

Applied

General

2015-17 Overall

 

Student Retention

Published March 2018

Published March 2018

79%

 

(16 Leavers - 50% to do apprenticeship or change of course

12% due to serious ill health)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Published

Internal data 2017 leavers

 

 

Destinations

 

 

84%

(Nat 89%)

97%

 

52% University

11% Apprenticeships

14% returned to college to complete one or more courses

8% Gap year with secure uni place 2018

12% in full time employment

3% unknown

 

 

 

 

To view the DfE performance tables please click here.

Student destinations (the percentage of students who continue in education or training, or move on to employment at the end of 16 to 19 study)

Students finishing 16 to 18 study who either stayed in education or went into employment from October to March the following year. The data published in January 2017 is for students who finished 16 to 18 study in 2014, which is the most recent data currently available. For further details, see the 16 to 18 Accountability Technical Guide.

Students continuing in education

GS

Derbyshire average

England average

Students staying in education for at least 2 terms after 16 to 18 study

58%

69%

65%

UK higher education institution

46%

52%

48%

Top third of higher education institutions

9%

19%

17%

Of which Russell Group

9%

14%

11%

Of which Oxford or Cambridge

1%

1%

Other higher education institutions or providers

38%

34%

31%

Further education college or other further education provider

9%

15%

14%

Other education destinations

3%

2%

3%

Students staying in employment for at least 2 terms after 16 to 18 study

23%

21%

23%

Students not in education or employment for at least 2 terms after 16 to 18 study

 

7%

9%

Destination unknown

2%

3%

Apprenticeships

9%

10%

7%

UCAS deferred entries to higher education institutions

3%

3%

Number of students: 93