The data summarised below is that used by the government when comparing schools in league tables. The figures may be slightly amended in January 2019 when comparative data will be published by the Department for Education.
Further details, including some of our students’ stories can be read here.
Pass Rate: 100%
Average Grade: A- (46.8)
Average of Best 3 Grades: A- (46.7)
Proportion of High Grades (A*, A or B): 83%
Proportion of A* or A grades: 63%
Progress (value added) Score: 0.54
Based on data from the previous year, we expect that the average grade and the progress score places EMS in the top 1% of providers, both public and state sector.
For us, this is the most important measure; are our students achieving better than would be expected based on their prior performance?
We can say a resounding “Yes”. All groups of students achieved positive Value Added Scores, on average achieving over half a grade higher per subject than expected based on achievement in GCSEs and a whole grade higher in Mathematics.
of students have secured places at University or have work or training
of students have firmly accepted places at University, including degree apprenticeships
of students are attending Oxbridge
|West of England||3||5%|
|Subject / Course||No.||%|
|Accounting and Finance||1||2%|
|Animation and Visual Effects||1||2%|
|Business Management and Mathematics||1||2%|
|Mathematics and Physics||1||2%|
|Mathematics and Sports Science||1||2%|
|Mathematics with Financial Mathematics||1||2%|
|Average Grade||A- (46.8)||B+ (44.3)||B+ (43.4)|
|Average of best 3 grades||A- (46.7)||A- (45.9)||B- (45.1)|
|Proportion of high grades (A*, A or B)||83%||81%||79%|
|Proportion of A/A* grades||63%||59%||51%|
|Proportion achieving AAB or higher in at least two facilitating subjects||57%||56%||49%|
|Progress score (value added)||0.54||0.55||0.45|
The school’s first full inspection took place from the 24th to the 26th January 2017. Ofsted have judged the school to be Outstanding in all categories.
A copy of the full report is available on the Ofsted website.
Overall effectiveness – Outstanding
Effectiveness of Leadership and Management – Outstanding
Quality of Teaching, Learning and Assessment – Outstanding
Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare – Outstanding
Outcomes for Learners – Outstanding
16 to 19 Study Programmes – Outstanding
This was the school’s second inspection of residential provision and took place from the 17th to the 19th September 2018.
The inspection findings were aligned to our own self assessment and we were found to be Outstanding in all categories.
A copy of the full inspection report is available on the Ofsted website.
Overall judgment – Outstanding
Experiences and progress of young people – Outstanding
How well young people are helped and protected– Outstanding
The effectiveness of leaders and managers – Outstanding