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Highbury Fields School

Highbury Fields School
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Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding
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Personal development, behaviour and welfare Outstanding
Outcomes for pupils Outstanding
16 to 19 study programmes Outstanding
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Highbury Fields School is a Secondary, Girls school located in Greater London, London.

It has 767 students from age 11-18 yr with a student-teacher ratio of 12 : 1.

This school rated Outstanding by recent Ofsted inspection.

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Phase of Education Secondary Secondary Secondary
Type Local Authority Maintained Schools Local Authority Maintained Schools Local Authority Maintained Schools
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Ofset report Outstanding Good Good
Age range 11-18 11-16 11-16
Gender Girls Co-Ed Co-Ed
Student teacher ratio 12.5 1.7 15.4
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 0.6 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 55.8 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 62% 37.31% 32.7%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 78% 51.38% 45.19%

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 49% 37.69% 24.79%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 35% 15.31% 12.93%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 44% 19.63% 17.08%
EBacc average points score 5.06 3.18 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 94% 85.93% 90.4%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 119 98 140
Pupils staying in education 93% 85.07% 86.28%
Further education college or other further education provider 24% 27.87% 34.05%
School sixth forms 57% 26.8% 30.7%
Sixth form colleges 10% 7.47% 10.42%
Other education destinations 2% 22.87% 11.13%
Pupils in apprenticeships 0% 0.27% 1.99%
Pupils staying in employment 1% 0.67% 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 0.82 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 57.4 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 65% 11 32.56% 29.2%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 84% 7 46.88% 43.32%

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 63% 28.81% 25.72%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 41% 11 14.19% 11.41%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 51% 16 18.88% 16.42%
EBacc average points score 5.3 3 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 92% 71.31% 90.21%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 120 85 135
Pupils staying in education 90% 69.69% 84.05%
Further education college or other further education provider 23% 25.62% 33.37%
School sixth forms 58% 26% 31.09%
Sixth form colleges 9% 4.31% 8.47%
Other education destinations 0% 13.92% 11.15%
Pupils in apprenticeships 1% 0.85% 3.4%
Pupils staying in employment 1% 0.85% 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 0.76 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 52.8 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 54% 10 29.38% 29.12%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 77% 16 42% 42.54%

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 40% 25% 24.65%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 30% 1 11.69% 11.25%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 35% 2 16.19% 15.92%
EBacc average points score 4.64 2.71 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 95% 67.45% 84.85%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 133 101 140
Pupils staying in education 92% 64.82% 73.87%
Further education college or other further education provider 33% 31.55% 28.39%
School sixth forms 44% 27% 31.43%
Sixth form colleges - 2.91% 9.1%
Other education destinations - 0% 5.91%
Pupils in apprenticeships - 0.45% 2.97%
Pupils staying in employment - 0.64% 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 0.47 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 49.1 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 44% 29.2% 29.45%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 61% 40.4% 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 38% 31.33% 25.18%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 29% 17.87% 14.63%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 33% 19.4% 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% 75.18% 85.17%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 127 95 144
Pupils staying in education 88% 40.18% 58.13%
Further education college or other further education provider 24% 29.09% 30.58%
School sixth forms 49% 29.36% 32.04%
Sixth form colleges 15% 3.18% 8.99%
Other education destinations 0% 6.09% 5.68%
Pupils in apprenticeships - 2% 4.78%
Pupils staying in employment 4% 1.55% 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 30.47 35.71 33.36
Average grade C - -
Average points (Best 3) 30.11 32.94 32.42
Average Grade (Best 3) C - -
AAB or higher 3.4% 12.78% 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 53 70 249
Students staying in education 83% 71% 60.59%
Students entering apprenticeships 0% 2.17% 4.98%
Students entering employment 8% 6.67% 17.76%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study 8% 12.67% 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 30.07 2 31.78 29.34
Average grade C - -
Average points (Best 3) 33.16 4 33.04 28.6
Average Grade (Best 3) C+ - -
AAB or higher 21.1% 13.43% 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 45 65 232
Students staying in education 80% 67.2% 57.24%
Students entering apprenticeships 4% 2.8% 7.77%
Students entering employment 7% 11% 21.01%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study 9% 11.4% 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 28.29 4 28.4 28.97
Average grade C- - -
Average points (Best 3) 29.14 3 30.17 28.76
Average Grade (Best 3) C - -
AAB or higher 3.2% 7.25% 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 11 5 3
Students staying in education - 3.8% 31.74%
Students entering apprenticeships - 2.6% 5.54%
Students entering employment - 5.2% 15.82%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study - 3.2% 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 24.08 22.89 26.71
Average grade D+ - -
Average points (Best 3) 26.17 24.33 27.73
Average Grade (Best 3) C- - -
AAB or higher 0.0% 5.96% 12.58%

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 4 6% 36.46%
Students entering apprenticeships 13% 4% 6.36%
Students entering employment 13% 11.4% 20.07%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study - 2.4% 4.24%
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Holidays 2023/24

Holidays Date
Autumn Half Term Holidays 23rd Oct 2023 - 27th Oct 2023
Winter Holidays 22nd Dec 2023 - 5th Jan 2024
Spring Half Term Holidays 12th Feb 2024 - 16th Feb 2024
Spring Holidays 29th Mar 2024 - 12th Apr 2024
Summer Half Term Holidays 27th May 2024 - 31st May 2024
Summer Holidays 25th Jul 2024 - 30th Aug 2024

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Autumn Term 4th Sep 2023 - 22nd Oct 2023
Autumn Term-2 28th Oct 2023 - 21st Dec 2023
Spring Term 6th Jan 2024 - 11th Feb 2024
Spring Term-2 17th Feb 2024 - 28th Mar 2024
Summer Term 13th Apr 2024 - 26th May 2024
Summer Term-2 1st Jun 2024 - 24th Jul 2024
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12 : 1
Student teacher ratio at Highbury Fields School
Local authority ratio 16 : 1

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