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Bradfields Academy

Bradfields Academy

Exam Results

Our examination results continue to show that irrespective of need and diagnosis, all students, when provided with appropriate support and challenge can achieve accreditation. Furthermore, we are evidencing increasing numbers of students achieving qualifications, in certain subjects, that are in line with those achieved by their peers in mainstream settings.

Key Stage 2

Due to our students' complex needs and diagnoses at Key Stage 2, students are often pre-verbal and working below the expected standard.  As such the Key Stage 2 SATS are not achievable for them.  This leads to those students being dis-applied from the process and a teacher assessed grade being made.

Key Stage 2 Performance Measures for Academic Year 20-21
 

Progress scores in reading, writing and maths

Average Year Progress Number of Students English Maths
All Students 33 7.90 11.29
Male 29 8.20 11.92
Female 4 6.00 7.50
FSM 12 6.67 9.91
Non - FSM 21 8.76 12.18
CIC 0 n/a n/a
Non - CIC 33 7.90 11.29
Not White - English 7 7.33 13.17
White English 26 8.04 10.77
EAL 2 11.50 19.00
Non - EAL 31 7.63 10.69
PP 11 8.45 11.09
Non - PP 22 7.56 11.41

The English score is worked out by adding together the Reading and Writing scores and working out the average.  We are currently working on how we can best display this data.

Percentage of pupils who achieved at least the expected standard or higher in reading, writing and maths

Bradfields students within the Primary provision all have an EHCP for the diagnosis of autism. This impacts their learning and their communication, which means that none of the students are expected to achieve the nationally expected standard in reading writing and maths. In 2019-20 and 2020-21 all students were dis-applied from the national testing.

Average ‘scaled scores’ in reading and maths

This data is unavailable as students were dis-applied from the national testing.

To obtain further information please follow the below link: https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/140701/bradfields-academy/primary

Key Stage 4

Key Stage 4 Performance Measures for Academic Year 20-21 

Progress 8 Score & Percentage of pupils entering the English Baccalaureate (EBacc)

Due to their diagnoses and needs the vast majority of students will not contribute to the Progress 8 score nor the EBacc score. This does not mean that students are not progressing, in fact most make greater than expected progress. Many students were not able to take the assessments at the end of their Key Stage 2 and whilst they have gone on to achieve elements that count towards the Progress 8 score a reliable calculation is not possible.

Attainment in English and maths - percentage of pupils achieving a grade 5 or above in GCSE English and maths

The Attainment indicator is calculated for a grade 5 in BOTH English and maths GCSE

No students have achieved a grade 5 or above in both subjects, however from their starting points no student was expected to gain a 5 or above in either English or maths.

2 students did achieve a grade 5 in English GCSE.

Attainment 8 score

Attainment 8 is calculated as part of Progress 8. It is Progress 8 – the expected Attainment generated from Key Stage 2 SATS.

As the majority of students are dis-applied from Kay Stage 2 SATS we cannot calculate a reliable Progress 8 score and therefore cannot calculate Attainment 8.

Pupil destinations - percentage of students staying in education or employment after Key Stage 4: 100%

For more information, please follow this link: https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/140701/bradfields-academy/secondary

Key Stage 4 Exam Results for Academic Years: 2016-2021
 

  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Level 2 & GCSE Courses 72 39 34 34 35 20
Non-GSCE Level 1 Courses 20 48 44 39 11 41
Entry Level 437 404 362 371 260 297
Total 529 491 440 444 306 358

Key Stage 5

Key Stage 5 Performance Measures for Academic Year 20-21 

Progress

See the Progress table in the link below:

Progress, Attainment and English and mathematics progress tables.pdf

Attainment

See the Attainment Points and Attainment Grade tables in the link below:

Progress, Attainment and English and mathematics progress tables.pdf

English and mathematics progress

See the Progress table in the link below:

Progress, Attainment and English and mathematics progress tables.pdf

Retention

Year Group

Number of Students

2018-2020

Number of Students

2019-2020

Number of Students

2020-2021

11 33 33 -
12 37 31 (94% retention) 31 (94% retention)
13 33 30 (81% retention) 29 (94% retention)
14 27 25 (76% retention) 24 (80% retention)

Destinations

Destination

Number of Students

2019-2020

Number of Students

2020-2021

Independent Provision (ISP) 2 2
Employment 7 1
Supported Internship 9 6
Apprenticeship 3 1
College 20 25
Other Sixth Form (relocation) 2 0
Volunteering 2 0
Social Care   1

For more information, please follow this link: https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/140701/bradfields-academy/2021/16-to-18

Key Stage 5 Exam Results for Academic Years: 2016-2021 

  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Level 3 0 0 0 1 0 2
Level 2 & GCSE Courses 149 76 75 79 72 48
Non-GCSE Level 1 Courses 10 163 230 169 108 115
Entry Level 132 87 150 75 136 162
Total 291 326 455 324 316 327

All Results

All Exam Results for Academic Years: 2016-2021 

  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Level 3 Courses 0 0 0 1 0 2
Level 2 & GCSE Courses 221 115 109 113 107 68
Non-GCSE Level 1 Courses 30 211 274 208 119 156
Entry Level 569 491 512 446 396 459
Total 820 817 895 768 622 685

Subject Exam Results

English and Drama 

WJEC Additional English Award Units
 

Entry Level 1

Entry Level 2 Entry Level 3 Level 1 Total
2019 0 46 55 37 138
2020 0 60 79 0 139
2021 0 46 40 0 86

 

GCSE English Language
  8/9 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Total
2019 0 0 0 0 2 4 21 27 54
2020 0 0 0 0 9 23 11 0 43
2021 0 0 0 3 8 15 15 3 43

 

GCSE English Literature
  8/9 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Total
2019 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 5
2020 0 0 1 0 8 12 6 0 27
2021* 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

*No students entered

AS/A Level English Literature
  A* A B C D E Total
2019 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
2020 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021 0 0 0 0 2 0 2

Maths
 

Maths Edexcel Entry Level
  EL1 EL2 EL3 Total
2019 21 29 21 71
2020 12 17 36 65
2021* 0 0 0 0

 *No students entered

Managing Personal Finance
  Level 1 Total
2019 18 18
2020 4 4
2021* 0 0

*No students entered.

Employability
  EL1 EL2 EL3 Total
2019* 0 0 0 0
2020 10 8 0 18

*No students entered.

Ascentis Awards Entry Level 1
  Award Extended Award Certificate Total
2020 0 22 3 25
2021 0 0 46 46

 

Ascentis Awards Entry Level 2
  Award Extended Award Certificate Total
2020 0 31 0 31
2021 0 0 35 35

 

Ascentis Awards Entry Level 3
  Award Extended Award Certificate Total
2020 11 13 0 25
2021 0 8 39 47

 

Ascentis Maths Awards Level 1
  Award Extended Award Certificate Total
2019 21 0 7 28
2020 0 5 3 8
2021 0 0 2 2
 
Foundation GCSE
Grade 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Total
2019 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 5
2020 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 2 9
2021* 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

*No students entered. 

Science & Land Studies 

WJEC Entry Level Science Today  
                                             Entry Level 2 Entry Level 3  
  Award Certificate Award Certificate Total
2019 0 13 1 20 34
2020 4 14 0 8 26
2021 0 25 0 12 37

 

Edexcel Land Based Studies
  Level 1 Award Level 1 Certificate Level 1 Diploma Total
2019 1 7 1 9
2020* 0 0 0 0
2021 3 1 4 8

 *No students entered.

Edexcel Horticulture
  Entry 2 Total
2019* 0 0
2020 2 2

 *No students entered.

Computing
 

ICT Users

  Entry Level 2

Entry Level 3

Level 1

Total
2019* 0 0 0 0
2020 17 29 10 56
2021 10 13 4 27

 *No students entered.

 Functional Skills

 

Entry Level 1

Entry Level 2

Entry Level 3

Level 1

Total

2019 0 26 23 0 49
2020 0 0 1 0 1
2021 0 7 6 0 13

Cambridge Technical

Level 2 Cambridge Technical

Level 2 Cambridge Technical (Extended Certificate)

 

 Pass  

 Merit  

Dist

 Total  

 

Level 2

2019 8 1 0 9 2
2020 10 0 0 10 3
2021 6 0 0 6 1

Level 1 Project

 

A*

A

B

C

Total

2019 1 1 0 0 2
2020 1 2 4 0 7
2021 0 0 0 0 0

 *No students entered.

Enterprise : Asdan AOPE / COPE

 

 AOPE L1

COPE 

 Total 

2019 1 17 18
2020 0 20 20
2021 0 7 7

Humanities, MFL & RE 

Entry Level Geography
  EL1 EL2 EL3 Total
2019 0 0 10 10
2020 0 1 1 2
2021 0 2 6 8

 

Entry Level History
  EL1 EL2 EL3 Total
2019* 0 0 0 0
2020 0 2 3 5
2021 0 5 5 10

*No students entered.

 
Entry Level RE
  EL1 EL2 EL3 Total
2019 0 7 19 26
2020 0 17 4 21
2021 0 17 4 21

 

ASDAN Certificate History (KS5)
  Pass
2018 6
2019 11
2020 5
2021 4

 

ASDAN Certificate Geography (KS5)
  Pass
2019 5
2020 2
2021 4

 

GCSE RE

 

 

9

8

7

6

5

4

3

2

1
2019* 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2020 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0
2021* 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  

*No students entered.

GCSE History
  9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1
2019 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
2020 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
2021 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1

PE 

WJEC Entry Pathways – Healthy Living and Fitness
  Entry 2 Entry 3 Total
2019 23 15 38
2020 9 13 22
2021 17 9 26

 

Acentis Healthy Living
  Level 1 Level 2 Total
2019 24 14 38
2020* 0 0 0
2021 17 9 26

*Test was deferred due to Covid-19. This is due to be completed in 20/21.

 

BTEC Sport and Active Leisure
  Entry 3 Level 1 Total
2019 0 10 10
2020 0 12 12
2021 0 9 9

 * This is a two year course to be completed in 2018.

Sports Leadership
  Level 1 Level 2 Total
2019 10 0 10
2020 13** 0 13
2021 11 0** 11

 **The course was deferred to next year due to Covid-19.

ASDAN Sports and Leisure (Short Course)
  Pass Total
2019 10 10
2020 13 13
2021 16 16

PSHCE, Life Skills & Citizenship 

Entry Level PSHCE
  Entry Level 1 Entry Level 2 Entry Level 3 Total
2019 2 13 13 28
2020 2 14 11 27
2021 0 17 11 28

 

BTEC Level 1 Course in Health and Social Care
  Pass
2020 1
2021 1

 

ASDAN Skills for Life
  Entry Level 1 Entry Level 2 Entry Level 3 Total
2019 0 40 0 40
2020 7 18 0 25
2021 9 11 7 27

 

ASDAN Volunteering Short Course
Credits Achieved
  1 Credit 2 Credits 3 Credits 4 Credits 5 Credits 6 Credits Total
2018 1 7 6 0 2 0 16
2019 0 1 2 4 3 0 10
2020 0 10 0 0 1 7 18
2021 0 0 2 2 14 0 18

Technology 

 

BTEC Construction

  EL3 L1 Award L1 Certificate L1 Extended Cert L1 Diploma
2019 0 9 11 0 0
2020 0 2 11 0 0
2021 0 10 5 0 1

 

Edexcel Home Cooking Skills

  Level 1 Level 2
2019 19 22
2020 0 15
2021 6 7

 

WJEC Entry Level Pathways Textiles

  Entry Level 2 Entry Level 3
2019 0 4
2020 0 4
2021 0 2

The Arts 

Edexcel BTEC Performing Arts
  Level 1 Award Level 1 Certificate Level 1 Diploma
2019* 0 0 0
2020 0 2 0
2021 1 8 0

*No students entered. 

WJEC Entry Level Art & Design

 

 

 

 

   
  Entry Level 2 Award Entry Level 3 Award Entry Level 2 Certificate Entry Level 3 Certificate Entry Level 3 Diploma

2019

3

7

7

8 1
2020 5 5 2 16 2
2021 3 10 3 8 24

 

Edexcel BTEC Art & Design
  Bronze Silver

2015

4

1

2016

10

0

2017 6 2
2018 6 1
2019 3 1
2020*    
2021*    

*Awaiting results. 

Quality Review & Development Report Summary:

Examination Boards state clear and unequivocal positive remarks about systems of assessment, recording, reporting, validation and secure processes.

EDEXCEL’s Report during the academic year clearly cites:

  • A robust, consistent and transparent approach to verification and the management of external assessment.
  • All quality processes are in place and effective.
  • The assessment processes are appropriate and operational throughout the organisation.
  • Learners are recruited with integrity onto appropriate programmes that will : (a) meet their needs (b) enable and facilitate learning and achievement (c) enable progression.
  • The Quality Nominee [VP(C&QS)] continues to demand the highest aspirations of Quality assurance. This demand is met by excellent and dedicated staff.
  • It is always very pleasing to attend this centre.

Statments about our results

What impresses me the most of all is the variety of experiences in the arts the young people have journeyed through. In each case the work has been undertaken with real energy and spirit of enquiry.

Charles Savage [Arts Award Moderator]

ICT is entrenched in all working practices and as a special school the use of technology permeates every aspect of education. This is an e-mature school.

Brendan Walsh [NAACE ICT Assessor]

Congratulations on taking your young people through Arts Explore. We are looking to create new resources for advisers who are working with young people with learning difficulties, or who have limited communication and would like to use your model of ‘assessment through student profiles’.

Catherine Price [Education Support Officer, Arts Programmes]

‘It is … interesting to see the learner involvement in evidencing and their motivation and pride to achieve the criterion required for the qualification within their working methods’.

Miss Bridge – Edexcel 

‘An exemplary set of candidates work, a pleasure to moderate.  Thank you for your prompt submission’.

AQA 

‘This was a fascinating project which clearly developed from the candidate’s personal interest in gaming.  The candidate should be congratulated on producing a successful project’.

‘Well done on supporting 4 young people to achieve Bronze Arts Award.  Assessment was clear and accurate’. 

‘Congratulations on supporting ……. Through her Silver Arts Award.  Clearly set out portfolio accurately assessed’.

Olivia Dean Arts Award

‘This was a successful submission of CoPE candidates to be certificated at level 1.  The portfolios were organised and presented well with a good variety of suitable supporting evidence placed with the mandatory paperwork.  Congratulations to the candidates and to the staff’.

Darren Hughes ASDAN

‘The moderation was successful and all of the candidates will be certificated.  This was the centre’s first submission and congratulations are due to all concerned.  The candidates had plainly been well supported, both to contribute to the success of the event and in producing their portfolios’.

Mike Davis ASDAN Community Volunteering Award

'This is an excellent centre.  All candidates were well prepared for moderation.  They were very enthusiastic, well behaved and disciplined during all Adventurous Activites, Gymnastics, Exercises and Team Competitions.  Students were able to evaluate their own performance.'

David Griffiths Healthly Living & Fitness WJEC

'Particular good practice included the extensive use of photographs to provide a record of the learners' practical ability.'

Dr W. Green Land Studies Verification