Park View School review the curriculum and attainment to ensure students are able to access nationally recognised accreditation; this not only allows them to achieve within the national success measures but to achieve a range of qualifications suited to their interests and abilities.
Students in Key Stage 4 at Park View School had access to up to 7 qualifications at GCSE level. This year we have increased this to 10 different qualifications at GCSE, with students now able to select option choices in both Year 10 and 11.
37.5% of Year 11 achieved 5 A*-G at GCSE’s or equivalent in 2016.
6% of Year 11 achieved a grade A*-C at GCSE in both Maths and English.
Within the School-based cohort, 67% of students are making good to outstanding progress in English, 66% of students in Maths are making good to outstanding progress and 80% in Science.
Those students entitled to Pupil Premium (66% of cohort) make significantly better progress than their non-PP peers in all three core subjects.
Not all students have made good to outstanding progress in the core subjects. However, within the school based cohort, 90% of students have made some progress in English, 100% in Maths have made small step progress and 90% in Science.
This year, all students in school access small group intervention programmes for both Maths and English. This will facilitate greater levels of small step progress and allow more students to close the gap.
Students achieving grade A*-C in English and Maths was 6% (1of 16 students)
Students achieving 5 A*- G at GCSE or Equivalent was 37.5% (6 of 16 students)
Students achieving 1 A*- G at GCSE or Equivalent was 69% (11 of 16 students)
In English, 14 students were entered, 10 attended, of the 10:
- Outstanding – 1 student (10%) made outstanding progress
- Good – 6 students (60%) made good progress
Key Stage 4: The curriculum at key stage 4 is now more diverse and option based. This will allow students to choose a GCSE route that reflects their interest improving engagement and achievement.
Working Below Age Expectations:
65% of students entering Park View School are working at a level below what is expected based upon age and KS2 data.
Narrowing That Gap:
Those students entitled to Pupil Premium make significantly better progress than their non-PP peers in all three core subjects.
Progress for All:
Within the school based cohort, 90% of students have made some progress in English, 100% in Maths have made small step progress and 90% in Science.
Closing the gap:
Use the Pupil Premium to provide literacy and numeracy interventions to address progress gaps at Key stage 3.
All English lessons will be delivered by an English specialist rto accelerate progress rates further.
Introduce and embed a new assessment system in Maths and English that replaces NC levels and dovetails with KS4 number grades.
At Park View School we recognise the value of intensive, personalised intervention and have invested heavily in daily, timetabled maths and English intervention for all students. At the end of every half term students are assessed using the 5A’s programme which enables the maths and English lead staff to pinpoint key areas of weakness/development. From these assessments students are grouped into very small groups of 3/4 based on target area. Work is planned on each students individual targets over a half term period in order to plug gaps and accelerate progress. The process is repeated half termly and students moved into alternative groups depending on the findings of the assessments. All staff are involved in the delivery of intervention under the guidance of subject leads.