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St Benedict's Catholic School

St Benedict's
Catholic School

Exam Results & Ofsted Report

Achievement has risen annually since the previous inspection. In 2016, levels of attainment continued to improve. Pupils made good progress in English and mathematics and in a range of other subjects.
Ofsted, 2016

Exam Results 2019-2020 (Centre Assessment Grades 2020)

Performance Tables

The government provide an online tool to see how we compare to local schools. Note however that due to the cancellation of the June 2020 examination series due to the covid-19 pandemic no performance table or pupil progress data is available for this year. 

A Level (Key Stage 5)

A Level Results Summary 2019-20

Points Per Entry:

39.0 (B-)

Average Point Score:

(Academic) 

40.4 (B)
Passes A*-C:
94%
Passes A*-B:
71%
Passes A*-E:
100%
Passes AAB: 24%
A Level ALPS Score: 2 (Excellent)
 
A Level Subjects Summary 2019-20
Subject
Entries A* A B C D E U
Art (Fine Art) 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
Biology 9 2 4 2 1 0 0 0
Chemistry 11 2 2 3 3 1 0 0
DT Product Design
1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
English Language and Literature
3 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
French 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Government & Politics
2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
History 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Maths (Further )
3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
Maths 
14 4 2 2 4 2 0 0
Physics 6 2 1 0 1 1 1 0
Psychology
11 0 3 6 2 0 0 0
Religious Studies
2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
Sociology 11 1 2 5 3 0 0 0
Spanish 6 3 1 1 1 0 0 0
Totals
85 18 18 25 19 4 1 0
EPQ - Extended Project 6 1 2 2 1 0 0 0
Vocational Subjects: Entries D* D M P U    
Applied Science 7 0 1 4 2 0    
Applied Business 4 1 2 1 0 0    
Health and Social Care 8 3 5 0 0 0    

 

GCSE (Key Stage 4)

GCSE Level Results Summary 2019-20
Statistic  
Progress 8
N/A
Attainment 8: 55.3
Basics Strong Pass
(Eng & Maths Grade 5+)
60%
Basics Standard Pass
(Eng & Maths Grade 4+)
79%
EBacc (APS)  4.83

 

GCSE Level Subjects Summary 2019-20 (New Grading)
Subject Entries 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 U X
Art & Design
69 1 5 12 22 13 9 7 0 0 0 0
Biology 56 8 8 17 16 7 0 0 0 0 0 1
Chemistry 56 8 11 17 15 5 0 0 0 0 0 1
Computing 27 3 4 2 6 3 2 6 1 0 0 0
Drama 11 0 1 3 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0
DTP 31 5 2 6 5 5 3 2 2 1 0 0
English Language
149 5 8 14 34 32 21 32 2 1 0 0
English Literature 149 3 6 15 24 36 27 34 2 2 0 0
French
26 2 3 10 2 4 3 2 0 0 0 0
Geography 56 3 7 9 8 11 9 4 3 2 0 0
History 
103 8 9 10 25 13 15 14 6 2 1 0
Maths
149 4 17 27 25 36 23 11 3 3 0 0
Music 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
PE 24 1 2 2 3 5 5 6 0 0 0 0
Physics
56 10 14 10 13 8 1 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Studies
150 5 5 22 33 15 37 21 4 4 4 0
Spanish 27 3 8 6 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
Combined Science 93 0 6 14 33 66 34 22 10 1 0 0

 

GCSE Level Subjects Summary 2019-20 (Old Grading)
Subject Entries A* A B C D E F G U
Statistics 44 3 19 17 5 0 0 0 0 0
                     
Subject   L2D* L2D L2M L2P L1D L1M L1P U  
ICT 25 0 1 3 8 6 4 0 3  
Business 26 1 2 7 5 8 3 0 0  

Exam Results 2018-2019

Performance Tables

The government provide an online tool to see how we compare to local schools.

A Level (Key Stage 5)

A Level Results Summary 2018-19

Points Per Entry:

39.72 (B)

Average Point Score:
(Best 3 A Level)

41.4 (B)
Passes A*-C:
86%
Passes A*-B:
65%
Passes A*-E:
100%
Passes AAB: 10%
A Level ALPS Score: 2 (Excellent)

 

Progress

  • A Level value added score: 0.4 (Top 20% of schools and significantly above average.)
  • Applied General value added score: -0.1

Progress in English and Maths

  • No students retook English.
  • Maths average progress:+0.8 (5 students)

Destinations

The data published here is for students who finished 16-18 student in 2018.

  • Number of students: 61
  • 98% of students went on to further Education or Employment of which
  • 79% Any educational destination
  •  66% UK higher education
  •  5% apprenticeships.

 

 

A Level Subjects Summary 2018-19
Subject
Entries A* A B C D E U
Art (Fine Art) 5 1 1 0 2 1 0 0
Biology 17 1 9 1 5 1 0 0
Business Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 13 0 5 3 2 2 1 0
Computing 5 1 0 2 1 0 1 0
DT Product Design
3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
English Literature
9 0 3 2 4 0 0 0
French 5 0 1 3 0 0 1 0
Geography
8 0 0 2 2 4 0 0
Government & Politics
6 0 4 2 0 0 0 0
Health & Social Care
1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
History 22 4 3 6 5 4 0 0
Maths (Further )
5 1 2 0 1 1 0 0
Maths (Further MEI)
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Maths (MEI)
20 6 5 4 2 3 0 0
PE 5 1 1 1 2 0 0 0
Physics 9 1 3 3 1 1 0 0
Polish 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Psychology
10 0 1 5 2 2 0 0
Religious Studies
8 1 3 3 1 0 0 0
Sociology 25 2 3 10 7 3 0 0
Spanish 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals
179 20 46 49 38 23 3

0

EPQ - Extended Project 31 7 3 7 4 6 2 2

 

GCSE (Key Stage 4)

GCSE Level Results Summary 2018-19
Statistic  
Progress 8
0.3
Attainment 8: 51.59
Basics Strong Pass
(Eng & Maths Grade 5+)
54.20%
Basics Standard Pass
(Eng & Maths Grade 4+)
72%
EBacc (Grade4+) 30%

 

GCSE Level Subjects Summary 2018-19 (New Grading)
Subject Entries 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 U X
Art & Design
36 1 1 8 6 5 3 5 6 1 0 0
Biology 51 9 8 12 12 8 1 1 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 51 7 12 9 15 7 0 1 0 0 0 0
Computing 28 2 4 4 5 3 2 4 2 2 0 0
Drama 14 0 0 1 0 2 1 5 3 1 1 0
DTP 32 3 4 5 2 8 5 3 2 0 0 0
English Language
121 4 5 9 23 24 22 20 10 2 1 1
English Literature 119 4 8 7 15 25 25 19 8 6 2 0
French
22 1 3 6 3 4 2 3 0 0 0 0
Geography 51 2 3 5 8 8 9 7 5 3 0 1
German 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
History
61 5 6 5 16 8 7 7 3 4 0 0
Italian 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maths
121 14 10 10 18 27 18 12 7 3 2 0
Music 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PE 19 1 1 2 6 5 2 2 0 0 0 0
Physics
51 10 16 8 9 6 2 0 0 0 0 0
Polish 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Studies
121 8 13 13 11 13 23 14 13 8 5 0
Russian 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Spanish 29 4 9 7 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 0
Statistics 33 5 6 10 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
Combined Science   0 4 7 16 33 39 14 15

6

6 0

 

GCSE Level Subjects Summary 2018-19 (Old Grading)
Subject Entries A* A B C D E F G U
Mathematics Additional 24 9 6 6 3 0 0 0 0 0
Portuguese 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
ICT 26 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 20
                     
Subject   D* D M P U        
VCert PE 28 0 3 6 13 6        
    L2D* L2D L2M L2P L1D L1M L1P U  
Business 10 0 0 0 2 2 4 1 1  
Business ( Exam Result) 11 0 0 3 1 1 2 1 3  

Exam Results 2017-2018

Performance Tables

The government provide an online tool to see how we compare to local schools.

A Level (Key Stage 5)

A Level Results Summary 2017-18

Points Per Entry:

32.72 (C+)

Average Point Score:
(Best 3 A Level)

36.67 (B-)
Passes A*-C:
85.9%
Passes A*-B:
57.8%
Passes A*-E:
100%
Passes AAB: 25%
A Level ALPS Score: 4 (Very Good)

Progress

  • A Level value added score: -0.1 
  • Applied General value added score: -0.2

Average Grade

  • A Level average grade: C+
  • Academic average grade: C+
  • Applied General average grade: Merit

Progress in English and Maths

  • English average progress:+2.00 (3 students)
  • Maths average progress:+0.33 (3 students)

Destinations

The data published here is for students who finished 16-18 student in 2015.

  • Number of students: 66
  • 97% of students went on to further Education or Employment of which
  • 88% (Any educational destination.
  •  82% UK higher education
 
A Level Subjects Summary 2017-18
Subject
Entries A* A B C D E U
Applied Science 7 0 0 2 3 2 0 0
Art (Fine Art) 6 0 0 3 3 0 0 0
Biology 17 1 5 6 4 1 0 0
Business Studies 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 16 0 3 8 2 3 0 0
DT Product Design
3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
English Literature
13 2 2 3 4 2 0 0
French 8 0 1 2 3 2 0 0
Geography
9 0 2 2 4 1 0 0
Government & Politics
11 0 2 2 3 3 1 0
Italian 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Health & Social Care
5 0 0 1 2 2 0 0
History 17 1 1 5 6 3 1 0
Maths (Further )
5 0 3 1 0 1 0 0
Maths (Further MEI)
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Maths (MEI)
21 7 3 5 3 2 1 0
Physics 13 1 4 4 3 1 0 0
Polish 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
Psychology
10 1 3 3 3 0 0 0
Religious Studies
9 0 0 2 5 2 0 0
Sociology 22 0 4 8 9 1 0 0
Spanish 7 1 4 2 0 0 0 0
Totals
206 14 43 62 58 26 3

0

EPQ - Extended Project 49 0 1 11 12 11 10 4

 

GCSE (Key Stage 4)

GCSE Level Results Summary 2017-18
Statistic  
Progress 8
0.08
Attainment 8: 46.3
Basics Strong Pass
(Eng & Maths Grade 5+)
36%
Basics Standard Pass
(Eng & Maths Grade 4+)
67%
EBacc (Grade4+) 31%
Student Destinations
(data from 2016 released by latest Raise Online Report)
97%

 

GCSE Level Subjects Summary 2017-18 (New Grading)
Subject Entries 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
Art & Design
56 0 0 5 3 9 17 17 4 1
Biology 57 8 3 5 10 24 6 1 0 0
Chemistry 57 8 2 6 14 16 9 2 0 0
Computer Science 27 1 0 1 1 4 3 8 3 6
English Language
134 2 3 9 19 31 30 30 5 2
English Literature 133 4 8 8 21 22 30 28 8 1
Food Prep and Nutrition 19 1 1 2 0 4 4 6 1 0
French
25 3 1 6 3 2 3 7 0 0
Geography 67 3 2 4 10 8 10 15 8 7
History
57 2 2 6 10 8 9 11 4 4
Maths
134 5 8 11 11 28 33 24 8 4
Music 7 2 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0
Performing Arts 20 0 1 2 2 2 3 9 1 0
PE 17 0 0 0 3 2 4 7 1 0
Physics
57 10 3 4 13 16 9 2 0 0
Religious Studies
133 8 9 12 13 21 20 29 14 5
Spanish 26 4 6 7 1 5 2 1 0 0
Combined Science 76 0 0 1 11 46 42 30 18

2

 

GCSE Level Subjects Summary 2017-18 (Old Grading)
Subject Entries A* A B C D E F G U
DT Product Design 16 0 3 3 5 5 0 0 0 0
Mathematics Additional 16 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Polish 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portuguese 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Statistics 19 2 4 4 7 2 0 0 0 0

Exam Results 2016-2017

Performance Tables

The government provide an online tool to see how we compare to local schools.

A Level (Key Stage 5)

A Level Results Summary 2016-17

Points Per Entry:

35.57 (B-)

Average Point Score:
(Best 3 A Level)

38.27 (B-)
Passes A*-C:
82%
Passes A*-B:
54%
Passes A*-E:
100%
Passes AAB: 14%
A Level ALPS Score: 3 (Excellent)

Progress

  • A Level value added score: 0.10
  • Academic value added score: -0.02
  • Applied General value added score: -0.80

Average Grade

  • A Level average grade: C+
  • Academic average grade: C+
  • Applied General average grade: Distinction+

Progress in English and Maths

  • English average progress: -1.00 (only 1 student)
  • Maths average progress: 0.57 (7 students)

 

Destinations

Students staying in education or employment for at least 2 terms after 16-18 study.  The data published in January 2017 is for students who finished 16-18 student in 2014, which is the most recent data currently available:

  • Number of students: 63
  • School: 92%
  • 81% (UK Higher Education)
    • 37% (Russell Group)
  • 10% (Employment)
A Level Subjects Summary 2016-17
Subject
Entries A* A B C D E U
Applied Business
19 3 4 3 6 3 0 0
Applied Science 9 0 1 4 2 2 0 0
Art (3D Design) 7 0 0 0 2 3 2 0
Biology 14 1 5 5 3 0 0 0
Chemistry 9 1 1 3 4 0 0 0
Computer Science
2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
English Lang & Lit
4 0 0 2 1 1 0 0
English Language
1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
English Literature
5 0 1 0 1 3 0 0
French 5 1 1 1 1 1 0 0
Geography
12 1 3 3 4 0 1 0
Government & Politics
11 0 2 6 1 2 0 0
Health & Social Care
6 0 1 1 2 1 1 0
History 22 2 6 4 4 4 2 0
Maths (Further Additional)
1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Maths (Further MEI)
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Maths (MEI)
10 1 1 4 2 1 1 0
PE 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Physics 7 0 1 2 3 0 1 0
Polish 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Psychology
7 0 3 2 1 1 0 0
Religious Studies
14 0 1 3 6 2 2 0
Sociology 25 2 4 6 11 1 1 0
Spanish 5 1 2 1 0 1 0 0
General Studies
16 0 1 5 5 2 3

0

 

GCSE (Key Stage 4)

GCSE Level Results Summary 2016-17
Statistic  
Progress 8
0.49
Attainment 8: 50.0
Basics Strong Pass
(Eng & Maths Grade 5+)
49%
Basics Standard Pass
(Eng & Maths Grade 4+)
74%
EBacc 24%
Student Destinations
(data from 2015 released by latest Raise Online Report)
94%

 

GCSE Level Subjects Summary 2016-17 (New Grading)
Subject Entries 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 U
English Language
145 8 13 15 20 29 26 24 4 3 2
English Literature
137 6 12 19 27 26 20 17 7 1 2
Maths 145 6 11 19 11 37 29 14 11 5 1

 

GCSE Level Subjects Summary 2016-17 (Old Grading)
Subject Entries A8 A B C D E F G U X
Art & Design
69 7 6 17 16 18 2 3 0 0 0
Biology 55 14 12 17 7 5 0 0 0 0 0
Chemistry 55 11 19 8 14 3 0 0 0 0 0
Computing 26 0 3 6 9 4 3 0 1 0 0
DT Food
8 0 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
DT Product Design
30 2 6 10 7 3 0 1 1 0 0
Drama 23 0 3 6 6 5 3 0 0 0 0
French
36 4 9 6 7 6 3 1 0 0 0
Geography 57 6 11 6 10 12 10 1 1 0 0
German 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
History
66 5 12 13 15 12 3 3 1 1 0
Maths (Additional)
12 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Music 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
PE 35 0 2 11 11 7 4 0 0 0 0
Physics
55 14 17 10 10 3 1 0 0 0 0
Polish 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Portuguese 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Studies
141 16 20 38 28 12 11 10 3 2 1
Science Additional
90 0 6 19 31 19 5 5 2 3 0
Science Core
87 1 7 21 29 17 6 2 3 1 0
Spanish 28 8 7 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0
Statistics 22 1 6 12 2 1 0 0 0 0 0

Ofsted Report

Ofsted Report

Our most recent Ofsted Report is available to view on the Ofsted website.

Parent View

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Denominational (Section 48) Inspection  

Our most recent Section 48 Inspection Report  from July 2013 is available to view on the Roman Catholic Diocese of East Anglia website, along with our most recent Interim Monitoring Visit Report from July 2018.