Ofsted and performance data

Ofsted

Ofsted inspected Ark Globe Academy in October 2014 over two full days and concluded “This is a good school”

In addition to this Ofsted rated our Early Years provision, Behaviour and Safety of pupils and Leadership and Management as ‘Outstanding’.

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In summary the report says:

  • “Attainment in GCSE examinations is rising rapidly and is now above the national average. Students make good progress in English, mathematics and science.”
  • “Students achieve well in a range of subjects in the secondary academy and they make outstanding progress in the primary school.”
  • “Achievement in the primary school is outstanding. Pupils’ attainment has been consistently above average for the past three years and their progress is well above average.”
  • “High-quality teaching using a wide range of stimulating activities ensures that children in the early years make an excellent start to their learning.”
  • “The sixth form is good. The students make good progress in their study programmes because they are well taught.”

Matt Jones, Principal, Ark Globe Academy said: “This is a very pleasing report and an accurate reflection of progress made over the last two years. I am particularly proud that we achieved an ‘Outstanding’ rating for our Early Years provision and for Leadership & Management, this is testament to the hard work and commitment of all the adults who work at Ark Globe. However, I am most pleased about the Outstanding judgement for student behaviour, this shows that our children are proud of their academy and feel extremely safe and secure. I would like to thank all members of our community, for the help and encouragement I have personally received since being appointed Principal at Globe Academy.”

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Performance Data

2017 Key Stage 4 Performance Headlines

Score

National Average Figure

Commentary

Progress 8 of pupils:  +0.2 (pending) 0.0 Progress from Year 7 to 11 is well above the majority of schools in England. The progress 8 score is pending as we are currently awaiting disapplication decisions. Students at Globe, on average, gain half a grade more than they are expected to.  
Attainment 8 of pupils 4.6 5.0 The average attainment in Year 11 is a C to B grade. This is above the national benchmark by over half a grade.
Percentage of pupils achieving a Grade 4 in English and Maths GCSE 65% 63% Percentage achieving English and Maths GCSE benchmark is in above the average across England’s schools.
Percentage of pupils achieving a Grade 5 in English and Maths GCSE at the end of Year 11 44% N/A Percentage achieving English and Maths GCSE benchmark is in above the average across England’s schools.
Percentage of  pupils who achieved the English Baccalaureate 29% 27% Percentage achieving the English Baccalaureate is above the average across England’s schools.

 

2017 Key Stage 5 Performance Headlines

Score

Commentary

KS4 - 5 Progress of students                 

Academic A Level route

 

Vocational qualification route

+0.5                 

+0.4

 

+0.6

Students make better than expected progress from KS4 to KS5. Students at Globe, on average, gain half a grade more than they are expected to at our sixth form.            

 

Both Academic and Vocational qualifications deliver outstanding outcomes for pupils, which are well above national averages.

Average progress made in English 0.00  
Average progress made in maths -0.50  
Year 13 Average Attainment grade C+ 73% of students gained an average grade of B; and 21% gained an average grade of A+.
% students achieving 3 or more grade A*-B qualifications 50% Half our students get top grades in multiple subjects.
ALPS 2 This is a holistic score comprising of progress of all year 13 students across all subjects. This is defined as outstanding and places Globe in the top 10% of schools nationally.
Students remaining at the Sixth form for a second year 83%  
Students remaining at the Sixth form moving into year 13 67%  

 

Key measures 2017 Year 13
Level 3 Value added overall +0.46
Average points per entry 38.6
Level 3 value added vocational +0.58
Average point per entry 41.6

 

Key measures 2017 Year 12
Level 3 Value added overall +0.76
Average points per entry 26.0
Level 3 value added vocational N/A
Average point per entry N/A

 

Student Destinations

In the academic year 2016/17 at the end of Year 13 100% of students received a university offer, 96.7% of students accepted university offers. Out of this 48% went to a Russell Group university and 69% went to a ‘Top third’ university.

In the academic year 2016/17 96% of Year 11 students were accepted into a 6th Form or College and 3% started an apprenticeship programme. Out of those who were accepted, 55% of students received their 1st choice preference and 44% received their 2nd or 3rd choice.