#2 in Best Secondary Schools in East Hertfordshire

The Bishop's Stortford High School

This school has not yet been claimed by the school admin or a representative. Claim this school to edit school information & increase inquiries from parents.
The Bishop's Stortford High School
1 schools in compare list
Ofsted Report
Improved from Good to Outstanding
Snobe Grade
A

How Does Snobe Calculate Secondary School Grades & Rankings?

The Best State Secondary Schools ranking is based on rigorous analysis of academic and student life data from the U.K. Department of Education along with test scores, school data.

Factors Considered

School Info

The Bishop's Stortford High School is a top rated, Secondary, Boys school located in Hertfordshire, East of England.

It has 1194 students from age 11-18 yr with a student-teacher ratio of 16 : 1.

This school rated Outstanding by recent Ofsted inspection.

Contact
Home to School
The Bishop's Stortford High School
Other schools near your location
This School
A
The Bishop's Stortford High School
1 review
5
other
Jan-21-2024
good school this school is very nice this school is very nice this school is very nice this school is very nice this school is very nice
Rate this school to help follow parents choosing the right school
Secondary Exam Result

Exam Result Not Published

Due to the pandemic, 2020 and 2021 Secondary school exam
results were not published at school level.

Discover school's performance with the Attainment 8 and Progress 8 scores. Attainment 8 reflects pupil achievement in 8 qualifications, while Progress 8 measures their progress from key stage 2 to 4, compared to peers across England.

School scores School Description
Progress 8 score 0.43 This score shows how much progress pupils at this school made across 8 qualifications between the end of key stage 2 and the end of key stage 4.
Attainment 8 score 62.5 Schools get a score based on how well pupils have performed in up to 8 qualifications.

Explore the percentage of pupils who attained grade 5 or higher & grade 4 or higher in their English and math GCSEs. This metric reflects their proficiency in these fundamental subjects.

GCSE Results School LA England
Grade 5 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 83% 39.23% 32.7%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 94% 51.68% 45.2%

The English Baccalaureate (EBacc) ensures your child's well-rounded education. It includes essential subjects like English, math, sciences, languages, and humanities.

EBacc Results School LA England
Entering EBacc 74% 30.36% 24.8%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 51% 17.89% 12.93%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 63% 22.57% 17.08%
EBacc average points score 5.97 3.51 2.96

Find out where our Key Stage 4 graduates are going next. Explore their different paths after finishing school – whether it's sixth form, starting work, or other adventures as they move forward.

Pupil destinations School LA England
Pupils staying in education or employment 97% 90.81% 90.41%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 180 135 140
Pupils staying in education 93% 88.37% 86.28%
Further education college or other further education provider 15% 32.73% 34.06%
School sixth forms 75% 48.52% 30.68%
Sixth form colleges 3% 1.68% 10.44%
Other education destinations 1% 5.41% 11.12%
Pupils in apprenticeships 3% 1.07% 1.99%
Pupils staying in employment 1% 1.41% 2.15%

Exam Result Not Published

Due to the pandemic, 2020 and 2021 Secondary school exam
results were not published at school level.

Exam Result Not Published

Due to the pandemic, 2020 and 2021 Secondary school exam
results were not published at school level.

Discover school's performance with the Attainment 8 and Progress 8 scores. Attainment 8 reflects pupil achievement in 8 qualifications, while Progress 8 measures their progress from key stage 2 to 4, compared to peers across England.

School scores School Description
Progress 8 score 0.15 This score shows how much progress pupils at this school made across 8 qualifications between the end of key stage 2 and the end of key stage 4.
Attainment 8 score 56.3 Schools get a score based on how well pupils have performed in up to 8 qualifications.

Explore the percentage of pupils who attained grade 5 or higher & grade 4 or higher in their English and math GCSEs. This metric reflects their proficiency in these fundamental subjects.

GCSE Results School LA England
Grade 5 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 69% 3 33.34% 29.2%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 89% 7 47.05% 43.33%

The English Baccalaureate (EBacc) ensures your child's well-rounded education. It includes essential subjects like English, math, sciences, languages, and humanities.

EBacc Results School LA England
Entering EBacc 74% 29.27% 25.71%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 46% 8 15.54% 11.41%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 59% 6 21.09% 16.42%
EBacc average points score 5.47 3.25 2.88

Find out where our Key Stage 4 graduates are going next. Explore their different paths after finishing school – whether it's sixth form, starting work, or other adventures as they move forward.

Pupil destinations School LA England
Pupils staying in education or employment 99% 89.37% 90.21%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 154 130 135
Pupils staying in education 96% 85% 84.05%
Further education college or other further education provider 17% 30.93% 33.38%
School sixth forms 78% 47.29% 31.08%
Sixth form colleges 1% 1.2% 8.48%
Other education destinations 0% 5.52% 11.14%
Pupils in apprenticeships 3% 2.32% 3.4%
Pupils staying in employment 0% 2.11% 2.77%

Discover school's performance with the Attainment 8 and Progress 8 scores. Attainment 8 reflects pupil achievement in 8 qualifications, while Progress 8 measures their progress from key stage 2 to 4, compared to peers across England.

School scores School Description
Progress 8 score 0.55 This score shows how much progress pupils at this school made across 8 qualifications between the end of key stage 2 and the end of key stage 4.
Attainment 8 score 58.1 Schools get a score based on how well pupils have performed in up to 8 qualifications.

Explore the percentage of pupils who attained grade 5 or higher & grade 4 or higher in their English and math GCSEs. This metric reflects their proficiency in these fundamental subjects.

GCSE Results School LA England
Grade 5 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 66% 7 34.96% 29.12%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 82% 6 47.77% 42.55%

The English Baccalaureate (EBacc) ensures your child's well-rounded education. It includes essential subjects like English, math, sciences, languages, and humanities.

EBacc Results School LA England
Entering EBacc 69% 29.08% 24.65%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 38% 6 16.17% 11.25%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 53% 8 21.85% 15.92%
EBacc average points score 5.52 3.3 2.84

Find out where our Key Stage 4 graduates are going next. Explore their different paths after finishing school – whether it's sixth form, starting work, or other adventures as they move forward.

Pupil destinations School LA England
Pupils staying in education or employment 98% 84.29% 84.86%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 153 131 140
Pupils staying in education 93% 74.49% 73.89%
Further education college or other further education provider 16% 24.6% 28.38%
School sixth forms 73% 47.98% 31.43%
Sixth form colleges - 0.5% 9.11%
Other education destinations - 1.68% 5.91%
Pupils in apprenticeships 3% 1.7% 2.97%
Pupils staying in employment 2% 1.5% 2.07%

Discover school's performance with the Attainment 8 and Progress 8 scores. Attainment 8 reflects pupil achievement in 8 qualifications, while Progress 8 measures their progress from key stage 2 to 4, compared to peers across England.

School scores School Description
Progress 8 score 0.3 This score shows how much progress pupils at this school made across 8 qualifications between the end of key stage 2 and the end of key stage 4.
Attainment 8 score 58.2 Schools get a score based on how well pupils have performed in up to 8 qualifications.

Explore the percentage of pupils who attained grade 5 or higher & grade 4 or higher in their English and math GCSEs. This metric reflects their proficiency in these fundamental subjects.

GCSE Results School LA England
Grade 5 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 73% 35.25% 29.45%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 88% 49.19% 43.01%

The English Baccalaureate (EBacc) ensures your child's well-rounded education. It includes essential subjects like English, math, sciences, languages, and humanities.

EBacc Results School LA England
Entering EBacc 82% 30.85% 25.18%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 44% 20.2% 14.63%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 45% 21.91% 16.18%
EBacc average points score - - -

Find out where our Key Stage 4 graduates are going next. Explore their different paths after finishing school – whether it's sixth form, starting work, or other adventures as they move forward.

Pupil destinations School LA England
Pupils staying in education or employment 99% 87.55% 85.18%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 154 134 144
Pupils staying in education - 43.81% 58.14%
Further education college or other further education provider 21% 27.71% 30.59%
School sixth forms 75% 48.14% 32.04%
Sixth form colleges - 0.37% 9.01%
Other education destinations - 2.63% 5.68%
Pupils in apprenticeships 3% 3.21% 4.78%
Pupils staying in employment - 1.74% 2.46%
A level exam result

Exam Result Not Published

Due to the pandemic, 2020 and 2021 A level school exam
results were not published at school level.

Explore their results and progress scores, showing how they've grown and achieved during this important stage of their education.

A level Result School LA England
Average points 42.46 36.9 33.36
Average grade B+ - -
Average points (Best 3) 42.92 35.3 32.43
Average Grade (Best 3) B+ - -
AAB or higher 28.4% 20.26% 17.63%

Discover where pupils headed after A-levels. Explore who either stayed in education or went into employment.

Students destinations School LA England
Number of students 183 180 249
Students staying in education 73% 64.63% 60.59%
Students entering apprenticeships 4% 3.55% 4.98%
Students entering employment 14% 18.52% 17.76%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study 4% 9.21% 10.71%

Exam Result Not Published

Due to the pandemic, 2020 and 2021 A level school exam
results were not published at school level.

Exam Result Not Published

Due to the pandemic, 2020 and 2021 A level school exam
results were not published at school level.

Explore their results and progress scores, showing how they've grown and achieved during this important stage of their education.

A level Result School LA England
Average points 34.85 2 32.57 29.34
Average grade C+ - -
Average points (Best 3) 36.53 1 32.16 28.6
Average Grade (Best 3) B- - -
AAB or higher 18.1% 16.46% 12.99%

Discover where pupils headed after A-levels. Explore who either stayed in education or went into employment.

Students destinations School LA England
Number of students 163 182 232
Students staying in education 67% 60.54% 57.23%
Students entering apprenticeships 6% 5.7% 7.77%
Students entering employment 16% 22.9% 21.03%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study 6% 6.93% 8.81%

Explore their results and progress scores, showing how they've grown and achieved during this important stage of their education.

A level Result School LA England
Average points 32.98 1 31.83 28.97
Average grade C+ - -
Average points (Best 3) 37.08 2 31.93 28.76
Average Grade (Best 3) B- - -
AAB or higher 16.7% 16.88% 13.27%

Discover where pupils headed after A-levels. Explore who either stayed in education or went into employment.

Students destinations School LA England
Number of students - 1 3
Students staying in education 24 22.77% 31.71%
Students entering apprenticeships 6% 3.32% 5.54%
Students entering employment 15% 13.42% 15.82%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study - 2.94% 4.22%

Explore their results and progress scores, showing how they've grown and achieved during this important stage of their education.

A level Result School LA England
Average points 31.58 30.74 26.71
Average grade C - -
Average points (Best 3) 35.93 31.86 27.74
Average Grade (Best 3) B- - -
AAB or higher 15.3% 16.88% 12.59%

Discover where pupils headed after A-levels. Explore who either stayed in education or went into employment.

Students destinations School LA England
Number of students - 2 3
Students staying in education 20 31.6% 36.45%
Students entering apprenticeships - 4.49% 6.37%
Students entering employment 12% 20.42% 20.08%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study - 2.54% 4.25%
Find best school matches
Schools like The Bishop's Stortford High School
The Bishop's Stortford High School Rankings
Best Schools 2024

Snobe ranks nearly 20,000+ schools according to their exam results, teaching quality, resources & many more indicators.

View all ranking

Our school rankings are meticulously determined through a rigorous process:

This meticulous process ensures our rankings provide accurate and meaningful insights for your school choices.

Admission
Process:
Like this school?
Holidays & terms
Holidays Date
Autumn Half Term Holidays 23rd Oct 2023 To 27th Oct 2023
Winter Holidays 21st Dec 2023 To 3rd Jan 2024
Spring Half Term Holidays 19th Feb 2024 To 23rd Feb 2024
Spring Holidays 29th Mar 2024 To 12th Apr 2024
Summer Half Term Holidays 27th May 2024 To 31st May 2024
Summer Holidays 24th Jul 2024 To 30th Aug 2024
Terms Dates
Autumn Term 1st Sep 2023 To 22nd Oct 2023
Autumn Term-2 28th Oct 2023 To 20th Dec 2023
Spring Term 4th Jan 2024 To 18th Feb 2024
Spring Term-2 24th Feb 2024 To 28th Mar 2024
Summer Term 13th Apr 2024 To 26th May 2024
Summer Term-2 1st Jun 2024 To 23rd Jul 2024
Do You Work at The Bishop's Stortford High School?

Claim your free account to keep your school's data up-to-date and get insights on user activity for your profile.

Claim your school today Free
Student Teacher
Frequently asked questions Get answers to common inquiries and valuable insights

The school has established an ethos of high aspirations.

Staff, parents and pupils are exceptionally positive about the school’s work.

Yes, disadvantaged pupils’ progress has improved year-on-year and now compares very favourably with the progress of other pupils nationally.

Pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities make excellent progress when compared to other pupils with similar starting points.

Strong leadership of teaching, learning and assessment makes sure that any concerns are addressed swiftly.

The school offers high-quality, impartial careers information, advice and guidance to pupils and students.

The school environment is a calm and orderly place to learn, and pupils are polite, confident and articulate.

The sixth form is highly effective in implementing 16 to 19 study programmes to achieve successful outcomes.

Senior leaders and governors are rigorous in ensuring that pupils attend regularly and that safeguarding arrangements are effective.

Governors maintain a sharp focus on ensuring that all pupils achieve their potential, and they offer an appropriate balance of challenge and support for continuous improvement.

Browse schools based on type
Loading...
Browse schools nearby Bishop's Stortford
Compare 0