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The Bolsover School

The Bolsover School
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The Bolsover School is a top rated, Secondary, Co-Ed school located in Derbyshire, East Midlands.

It has 855 students from age 11-16 yr with a student-teacher ratio of 15 : 1.

This school rated Good by recent Ofsted inspection.

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Phase of Education Secondary Secondary Secondary
Type Academies Academies Academies
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Ofset report Good Requires Improvement Requires Improvement
Age range 11-16 11-16 11-16
Gender Co-Ed Co-Ed Co-Ed
Student teacher ratio 15.1 17 18.4
Proficient Math - - -
Proficient Read - - -
Grade 5 or above GCSE - - -
Grade 5 or above A Level - - -
Day Fees - - -
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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 -0.53 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 46.5 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 47% 31.24% 32.7%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 70% 43.61% 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 42% 18.45% 24.8%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 19% 10.36% 12.93%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 29% 13.77% 17.08%
EBacc average points score 4.27 2.72 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 91% 85.82% 90.41%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 141 131 140
Pupils staying in education 82% 79.75% 86.28%
Further education college or other further education provider 59% 36.82% 34.06%
School sixth forms 23% 26.93% 30.68%
Sixth form colleges 0% 7.61% 10.44%
Other education destinations 0% 8.39% 11.12%
Pupils in apprenticeships 4% 3.09% 1.99%
Pupils staying in employment 4% 3% 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 -0.36 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 43.7 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 42% 4 29.63% 29.2%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 63% 2 44.55% 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 59% 22.25% 25.71%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 20% 7 10.79% 11.41%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 30% 5 15.23% 16.42%
EBacc average points score 4.06 2.77 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 94% 83.69% 90.21%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 142 126 135
Pupils staying in education 80% 73.69% 84.05%
Further education college or other further education provider 58% 34.63% 33.38%
School sixth forms 20% 27.29% 31.08%
Sixth form colleges 0% 8.91% 8.48%
Other education destinations 1% 2.83% 11.14%
Pupils in apprenticeships 9% 6.43% 3.4%
Pupils staying in employment 4% 3.63% 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 -0.64 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 40.5 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 38% 1 28.71% 29.12%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 61% 2 42.79% 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 65% 20.5% 24.65%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 13% 1 8.58% 11.25%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 25% 10 12.65% 15.92%
EBacc average points score 3.66 2.66 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 91% 90.43% 84.86%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 141 151 140
Pupils staying in education 80% 77.43% 73.89%
Further education college or other further education provider 57% 39.25% 28.38%
School sixth forms 23% 31.21% 31.43%
Sixth form colleges - 6.11% 9.11%
Other education destinations - 1.21% 5.91%
Pupils in apprenticeships - 5.57% 2.97%
Pupils staying in employment - 3.21% 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 -0.15 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 44.8 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 39% 29.51% 29.45%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 63% 44.71% 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 25% 21.17% 25.18%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 14% 13.56% 14.63%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 15% 14.71% 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 92% 87.79% 85.18%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 145 160 144
Pupils staying in education 83% 76% 58.14%
Further education college or other further education provider 63% 42.83% 30.59%
School sixth forms 20% 33.13% 32.04%
Sixth form colleges 0% 4.63% 9.01%
Other education destinations 0% 0.21% 5.68%
Pupils in apprenticeships 19% 8.96% 4.78%
Pupils staying in employment 9% 3.79% 2.46%
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Holidays Date
Autumn Half Term Holidays 30th Oct 2023 - 3rd Nov 2023
Winter Holidays 25th Dec 2023 - 5th Jan 2024
Spring Half Term Holidays 19th Feb 2024 - 23rd Feb 2024
Spring Holidays 29th Mar 2024 - 12th Apr 2024
Summer Half Term Holidays 27th May 2024 - 31st May 2024
Summer Holidays 24th Jul 2024 - 3rd Sep 2024

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Autumn Term 4th Sep 2023 - 29th Oct 2023
Autumn Term-2 4th Nov 2023 - 24th Dec 2023
Spring Term 6th Jan 2024 - 18th Feb 2024
Spring Term-2 24th Feb 2024 - 28th Mar 2024
Summer Term 13th Apr 2024 - 26th May 2024
Summer Term-2 1st Jun 2024 - 23rd Jul 2024
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Student teacher ratio at The Bolsover School
Local authority ratio 18 : 1

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