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Principal’s report to governors Term 1 2016

EXAMINATION RESULTS

In a time of significant changes to accountability frameworks nationally, the College continues to perform significantly higher than the national average with respect to the progress our students make.

Progress 8 which measures progress from KS2 primary results through to GCSE is set this year to be the main performance measure and replaces the 5 A*-C including English and Maths.

This measure gives parents an indication of the progress a student makes at each school compared to the national average. A score of zero therefore indicates an average rate of progress.

We achieved a score of 0.36 which is significantly higher than the national average of 0, indicating that our students gain over a third higher grade in each subject than a student who attended an ‘average’ school who had similar performance at primary school. Over the 8 subjects counted, this equates to nearly 3 GCSE grades better.

Our disadvantaged students also performed above the national average, with a result of 0.26. We will continue to focus on this group of students in order that their outcomes give them the best possible life chances.

For students with low prior attainment we have done particularly well, with a P8 score of 1.02. Our SEN team is to be congratulated on this performance. For middle attaining students it was 0.35 and for higher ability 0.16. We have appointed a project lead for higher attaining students to further improve the progress they are making relative to their peers nationally.

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WIDER LIFE OF THE COLLEGE

We continue to focus on the ensuring students receive a broad education at the College alongside a core academic one.

This term we have already had trips and visits that will include:

Experience Staff lead Year nu
Sainsbury School Games Beth Smith 9 6
Sainsbury School Games Media Hub Beth Smith/Ollie Teasel 7 – 9 10
British Library, London Judith Green 11 80
D of E Beaumanor Hall Simon Mellors 9 75
Peterborough Field Trip Steve Kelly 11 120
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Leanne Mitchell 7 180
Burghley House Arts Trip Hannah Reeve 7 100
Cross Country Athletics Debbie Powell All
John Clare House Trip Judith Green 7 53
Geography Field Trip Steve Kelly 10 60
New York USA performing arts Laura Hollick 10 – 11

 

We have also hosted an event whereby every Year 10 student has been trained in cardio resuscitation and the use of a defibrillator as a result of a partnership with the High Sheriff of Rutland.

The new Year 7 students have settled in well, with 180 of them enjoying a trip to the theatre to see Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. They will build on this experience to put on their own show to present to parents later in the year.

The Performing Arts team has also begun auditions for High School Musical, which will be our main production later this year.

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