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Exam Results and Ofsted
Covid 19 Results and Appeals:
Due to the extraordinary circumstances experienced in summer 2020 examination series and in line with Ofqual and JCQ guidance please see attached procedures for how results and appeals will be actioned for this series. This is as an addendum to pre existing appeals procedure.
As a result of the COVID 19 pandemic, we are not required to publish exam and assessment results from the 2019-20 academic year. The data below refers to 2018-19 and is not current.
In 2019 we achieved a Progress 8 score of -0.06, which puts us in line with national averages. Our key performance statistics for 2018-19 are:
- Progress 8: -0.06
- Attainment 8 score: 43.3
- % Basics: 61% (4+) and 32% (5+)
- Entering EBacc – 57%
- Achieving EBacc was 28% (4+) and 15% (5+)
In 2018 we achieved a Progress 8 score of 0, which puts us in line with national averages. Our other key performance statistics for 2017-18 are:
- Progress 8: 0.0
- Attainment 8 score: 41.2
- % Basics: 56% (4+) and 30% (5+)
- Entering EBacc: 61%
- Achieving EBacc: 21% (4+) and 15% (5+)
Sixth Form results
For 2019, Sixth Form results were in line with national averages:
- A-Level APE was 22.62 (C+)
- A-Level VA was -0.6
- Applied APE was 20.14 (Merit+)
- Applied General APE was -0.2
- Resit English was +-.6
- Resit Maths was +0.4
For 2018, Sixth Form results were in line with national averages:
- A-Level: +0.00
- Average result: C - (27.0)
- Applied General: -0.2
- Average result: Merit (24.2)
- English and Maths progress was: +0.3 (English) and +0.60 (Maths)
96% of students stayed in education or entered employment
Visit our academy’s Department for Education performance web page for full details of our performance.
Ofsted inspected Harris Academy Orpington at the end of June 2019. This was the first inspection since the academy opened three years ago. Before this, The Priory School had been judged to be failing by Ofsted, which rated it as ‘Inadequate’.
We are pleased that Ofsted has concluded the school is no longer failing, for the first time since March 2016.
Our Sixth Form was judged to be ‘good’ but the school as a whole still requires improvement. Ofsted were clear that ‘leaders are determined to improve the life chances of the pupils the school serves. They have made clear improvements to the quality of education provided by the predecessor school’.
Inspectors were also positive about leadership decisions that have recently been made regarding the curriculum we teach and the way in which we protect the safety of pupils.
In the report, it is particularly good to see references to our extra-curricular provision in sports and the arts, enrichment activities for gifted students and the quality of support and training for staff.