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Students, parents and staff at Longfield Academy are celebrating some excellent GCSE results. There have been some enormous changes to exam rules this year but our students have achieved great results because of their hard work and determination.
56% of students achieved A*- C grades in both English and Maths.
Academy Principal, Alex O’Donnell commented:
“This is a great set of results for Longfield Academy and I am proud of the hard work, determination and effort that students have put in to achieve success. I would also like to thank the staff for the support and expertise that they have shown in ensuring our students become the very best they can be. I look forward to welcoming them and many other students back into our Post 16 provision in September.”
Some of our high achievers included:
5A*-C including English and mathematics: 52%.
When compared to similar schools (schools with the same academic entry profile when using Key Stage 2 results) nationally, this places Longfield Academy 10th out 55.
Attainment 8: 46.4 points.
This is a new measure this year and shows that, on average, a Longfield Academy student gains grade C-.
Progress 8: -0.09.
This is also a new measure this year and demonstrates the progress that students make, given their varying starting points (again Key Stage 2 results). These results place Longfield Academy in the ‘Average’ band nationally.
Percentage gaining a good pass in English and mathematics: 56%.
A good pass is defined as grade C or better at GCSE.
Pupils entering the EBacc – 55%
Pupils attaining the EBacc – 10%
The EBacc (English Baccalaureate) is comprised of English, mathemathics, sciences, a language and either history or geography. To attain it requires a good pass (grade C or better at GCSE).
This year has been our best year ever with results.
13% of students gained A*- A grades at A level and 64% gained A*- C at A level.
Please click here to view the Exam Results Data Dashboard for 2015.
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Students respond well to skilful questioning. As a result, they think deeply and use skills such as inference and empathy to move their learning on. Very effective learning was observed in a science lesson in Year 7 where skilful questioning led to students challenging their own thoughts and considering the views of others.Ofsted
Students receive excellent information, advice and guidance, including careers advice. All students leaving the academy go on to further or higher education, employment or training.Ofsted
Students in the sixth form feel valued and supported. During their time in the sixth form, they take on many different responsibilities around the academy, including supporting and mentoring younger pupils.Ofsted