Ofsted and performance data
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’.
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.”
2017 Key Stage 4 Performance Headlines
National Average Figure
|KS2 - KS4 (Year 7 to 11)Progress 8 of pupils:||+0.4||-0.15||Progress from Year 7 to 11 is well above the majority of schools in England. Students at Ark Globe, on average, gain almost half a grade more than they are expected to, due to an outstanding commitment to quality teaching & learning and a culture of high aspiration.|
|Year 11 Average Attainment 8 of pupils||4.78||4.46||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 at the end of Year 11||68%||59%||Percentage achieving English and Maths GCSE benchmark is in above the average across England’s schools by 9%.|
|Percentage of pupils achieving a Grade 5 in English and Maths GCSE at the end of Year 11||46%||39.6%||Percentage achieving English and Maths GCSE benchmark is in above the average across England’s schools by 6.4%.|
|Percentage of pupils who achieved the English Baccalaureate||37%||21.9%||Percentage achieving the English Baccalaureate (4/C plus) is above the average across England’s schools by 15%.|
Globe is the number one 16-18 provider in Southwark.
2017 Key Stage 5 Performance Headlines
|KS4 - 5 Progress of students
Academic A Level route
Vocational qualification route
|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||B||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.|
|Retention: The proportion of students that are retained to the end of Year 13.||87.8%||Retention is well above the average for the majority of 16-19 providers in England.|
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|
In the academic year 2016/17 at the end of Year 13 100% of students received a university offer, 96.6% 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.
End of year attendance data for 2016/2017
|Primary (Reception – Year 6)||96.3%|
|Secondary (Years 7 – 11)||95.7%|
|Sixth Form (Year 12 & 13)||95.3%|