Ofsted and Performance

Following Ofsted's inspection of Outwood Academy Bydales on Tue 28 Nov 2023, we were rated as Outstanding.

This was an ungraded inspection.

"Pupils’ behaviour is exemplary. They are polite, well mannered and mature. Pupils value the opinions of their classmates and want the best for each other."

Ofsted, 2023

"Since the school opened in February 2015, the progress made by pupils has steadily improved. Pupils make outstanding progress in a wide range of subjects."

Ofsted, 2023

"The progress made by disadvantaged pupils is above that made by other pupils nationally in the large majority of subjects."

Ofsted, 2023

Key Stage 4 Performance Data

Progress 8 score0.11
Attainment 8 score52.0
Grade 5 or above in English & Maths GCSEs62%
Entering EBacc74%
EBacc average point score4.89
Staying in education or entering employment91%
Covid-19 Recovery Adaptation

Given the uneven impact of the pandemic on school and college performance data, the government has said you should not make direct comparisons between the performance data for one school or college and another, or to data from previous years.

Ofsted Parent View - Give Ofsted your view on your child's school

Parent View

Parent View gives you the chance to tell Ofsted what you think about your child's academy.

Parent View asks for your opinion on 12 aspects, from the quality of teaching, to dealing with bullying and poor behaviour. Ofsted will use the information you provide when making decisions about which schools to inspect, and when.

By sharing your views, you'll be helping us to improve. You will also be able to see what other parents have said about us.