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Ofsted & Exam Results

Wath Academy seeks to enlarge and enrich the experiences of school students and of the wider community it serves. We have a key role to play in transforming educational aspiration in Rotherham and the Dearne Valley.

Exam Results

Our historical results are available at the Department for Education School Performance Tables website, the link is below. Our August 2019 GCSE results are as follows. We are currently compiling destinations data and some KS5 results.

Overview

Key Stage 4 (GCSE) 2022

  • Attainment 8: 54.5 (compared to 44.7 in 2019, 45.8 in 2018 and 47.3 in 2017)
  • Progress 8: +0.47 (compared to -0.14 in 2019, -0.06 in 2018 and +0.09 in 2017)
  • Overall Progress 8 (0.47) was significantly above national and in the highest 20% in 2022
  • The EBacc entry rate in this school in 2022 was 11% with an average attainment of 15.4 across the slots (Nation average 14.2, Local Authority Average 13.2)
  • 57.66% of students achieved a strong pass (grade 5 or above) in English and maths
  • In Maths, average attainment was 10.7 (National Average 9.4, Local Authority Average 8.9). The subject progress was +0.51
  • In English, average attainment was 10.6 (National Average 10.4, Local Authority Average 9.8). The subject progress for English best was +0.27
  • 9% of students achieved the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) Grade 4 or higher
  • 7% of students achieved the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) Grade 5 or higher

Key Stage 5 (Sixth Form) 2022 

2022 data not yet available.

Key Stage 5(Sixth Form) 2019 below:

Attainment: A-level

  • A* - A: 22%
  • A* - B: 54%
  • A* - E: 100%  

Attainment: Applied General (Applied General qualifications include BTECs and Diplomas)

  • Distinction* - Distinction: 79%
  • Distinction* - Merit: 99%
  • Distinction* - Pass: 100%  

Retention (A measure of how many students successfully finish their course) A-Level retention: 99% Applied General retention: 98%  

Student destinations 

The number of pupils staying in education or employment for at least 2 terms after key stage 4 was 94% (National Average 94%, Local Authority Average 92%).

Information is available on the Department for Education website, please be aware that destinations data can take some time to gather.

Performance Data and Ofsted

School performance tables and Ofsted reports can be accessed from the links below.

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. It reports directly to Parliament and is independent. Its purpose is to regulate and inspect services which care for children and young people. Ofsted generally inspects secondary schools every 5 years, although the frequency of inspections can increase under certain circumstances. Its latest report can be found here:

Ofsted is interested in the views of parents and carers. If you would like to express your views you can go to the Parent View website: it is a simple 12 question survey to gauge your opinions of our school.