Performance Tables 2015 - Similar Schools

The Department for Education (DfE) Performance Tables 2015 give the opportunity to compare schools nationally with similar intakes of students, in terms of ability from primary school in the KS2 SATS.

In the most recently published Performance Tables, Outwood Academy Bydales was placed 3rd out of 55 similar schools nationally, thus placing the school in the top 5%. This ranking is top out of the five local authorities in Teesside, and places the school third in the whole of the North East, ie from Yorkshire to Scotland. The school was also highest in the five Teesside authorities for the Best 8 GCSE grades achieved by students, in terms of ‘value-added’ since KS2, with a figure of 1026.5

Performance Data (Summer 2016)

Description Data
% achieving A* - C GCSE in English and Maths 78%
Average Attainment 8 5.4
Average Progress 8 +0.28
% achieving the English Baccalaureate 32%
% of pupils achieving A*-C in English 80%
% of pupils achieving A*-C in mathematics 87%

Performance Data (Summer 2015)

Description Data
% achieving 5 + A* - C GCSEs (or equivalent) including English and Maths GCSEs 73%
% achieving the English Baccalaureate 13%
% of pupils achieving A*-C in English 77%
% of pupils achieving A*-C in mathematics 86%
% of pupils making expected progress in English 81%
% of pupils making expected progress in mathematics 84%

Data as published in the 2015 Key Stage 4 performance tables.

Full School Performance Data

Outwood Academy Bydales has yet to be inspected by Ofsted. As a relatively new academy, it has no official judgement. We expect an Ofsted visit in the academic year 2016-2017.

However, our sister academy Outwood Academy Ripon has just been judged Outstanding by Ofsted (January 2016) under the new, tougher framework. It has the same top 3% of similar schools ranking in the 2015 Performance Tables as Outwood Academy Bydales. You can follow this link to the report: Outwood Academy Ripon – Ofsted Report

Further south, our sister academy in Doncaster, Outwood Academy Adwick has also just received an Ofsted (February 2016) and was judged Outstanding in all areas. You can follow this link to the report: Outwood Academy Adwick – Ofsted Report

Performance Data Summer 2014

(Predecessor Bydales School, before Outwood)

Bydales School joined the Outwood Grange Family of Schools in July 2014, formally converting to a new institution, Outwood Academy Bydales on the 1 February 2015. The information below is for reference, to allow comparision to current results, and show the rapid transformation since the formation of the new academy.

Description Data
% achieving 5 + A* - C GCSEs (or equivalent) including English and Maths GCSEs 56%
% achieving the English Baccalaureate 19%
% of pupils making expected progress in English 62%
% of pupils making expected progress in maths 61%

Data as published in the 2014 Key Stage 4 performance tables.

Full School Performance Data

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