Performance

School Review

Each year we are audited by Challenge Partners.  This involves a skilled team of reviewers, lead by an Ofsted qualified inspector, reviewing the school.  I am very pleased to announce that the review team has judged Barnhill to be top in each category since 2019.

You can see a copy of the reports here:

Examination Results

We are tremendously proud of our students who produced superb results since 2018.

  • Top 80 schools in England for Progress in Mathematics
  • Top 10% of Schools for Progress Overall
  • Top 10% of Schools for Progress in English Baccalaureate Subjects
  • 91% of Students in Further Education or Employment post 16

Key Stage 4 summary of our Examination Results

Progress 8 2018 2019 2020* 2021** National Averages
Progress 8 +0.68 +0.57 +0.96 +0.88 - 0.03
English Progress 8 +0.73 +0.53 +0.84 +0.69 - 0.04
Mathematics Progress 8 +0.9 +1.05 +1.15 +1.16 - 0.02
Ebacc Progress 8 +0.91 +0.83 +1.13 +0.95 - 0.03
Others Progress 8 +0.23 -0.04 +0.76 +0.74 -0.04
Attainment 8 47.12 49.1 53.4 55.2 46.7
Maths and English Grade 5+ 51% 52% 59.0% 58% 43%
Maths and English Grade 4+ (C+) 64% 63% 79.0% 74% 65%
English Baccalaureate 2018 2019 2020* 2021* National Averages
Standard Pass 19% 24% 23.00% 36% 24.9%
Strong Pass 9% 19% 21.00% 30% 17.1%
Percentage Entered 37% 36% 4.70 4.98 4.07
Mathematics GCSE 2018 2019 2020* 2021** National Averages
Mathematics GCSE 7+ (A**/A) 21% 34% 35% 44% 20.7%
Mathematics GCSE 5+
(A** /C+)
56% 62% 63% 63% 51.2%
Mathematics GCSE 4+
(A**/C)
69% 75% 82% 78% 71.7%
Mathematics GCSE 1+ (A**/G) 95% 96% 99% 100% 98.2%
English GCSE 2018 2019 2020* 2021** National Averages
English GCSE 7+
(A**/A)
24% 28% 27% 31% 17.7%
English GCSE 5+
(A** /C+)
64% 65% 78% 73% 55.7%
English GCSE 4+
(A**/C)
77% 82% 91% 88% 71.0%
English GCSE 1+
(A**/G)
96% 96% 99% 100% 99.0%

* Based on Centre Assessed Grades and 2019 national averages
** Based on Teacher Assessed Grades and 2019 national averages

Key Stage 5 Results

Our Key Stage 5 results have improved for 3 years in succession as a result to our commitment and dedication to securing the best possible results for all students at the school from age 11-18.

  • A Levels A*-C 73%, A*-B 47%
  • ALPs score of a 3 (Top 25% of schools in the country
  • Level 3 Value Added Score: 0.39
  • Level 3 Value Added Score for Applied General Qualifications: 0.12 (Merit Average Grade)
  • 91% of students went onto further education or employment
  • 68% went onto Higher education (50% nationally)
  • 16% went to Russell group universities
Key Stage 5: Academic 2018 2019 2020* 2021** National Averages
Average Grade C C+ C B- C+
Progress  +0.01 +0.27 +0.66 +0.60  
ALPS SCORE 5 3 2 2