Bishop Barrington School A Sports with Mathematics College
Catchment Area, Reviews and Key Information

Secondary
PUPILS
766
AGES
11 - 16
GENDER
Mixed
TYPE
Community school
SCHOOL GUIDE RATING
Not Rated

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The concentration of pupils shows likelihood of admission based on distance criteria

Source: All attending pupils National School Census Data 2021, ONS
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How Does The School Perform?

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NATIONAL AVG. 2.08
Ofsted Inspection
(14/11/17)
Full Report - All Reports
46%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths



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Progress Compared With All Other Schools

UNLOCK Well Below Average (About 12% of schools in England) Below Average (About 20% of schools in England) Average (About 37% of schools in England) Above Average (About 17% of schools in England) Well Above Average (About 14% of schools in England)

School Results Over Time

2017 2018 2019 UNLOCK

% of pupils who achieved 5+ GCSEs grade 9-4
2017 2018 2019 UNLOCK

% of pupils who achieved GCSE grade 5 or above in both English and maths

These results over time show historic performance for key exam results. We show pre-pandemic results as the fairest indicator of whether performance is up, down or stable

Woodhouse Lane
Bishop Auckland
DL14 6LA
01388603307

School Description

The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website. The school is an average-sized secondary school. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils supported through the pupil premium is above average. The proportion of pupils who receive support for SEN and/or disabilities is below the national average. The proportion of pupils who have a statement of special educational needs or an education, health and care plan is above the national average. The school meets the government’s current floor standards, which are the minimum expectations for attainment and progress in English and mathematics by the end of Inspection report: Bishop Barrington School A Sports with Mathematics College, 14–15 November 2017 Page 9 of 12 Year 11. The school uses alternative providers for a total of nine pupils. The providers are Education Plus North East and Cornerstone.

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