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The Reach Free School

The Reach Free School
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Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding
Overall effectiveness at previous inspection Good
Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good
Personal development, behaviour and welfare Outstanding
Outcomes for pupils Good
16 to 19 study programmes Good
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The Reach Free School is a Secondary, Co-Ed school located in Hertfordshire, East of England.

It has 734 students from age 11-18 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
Type Free Schools Free Schools
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C-
Ofset report Good -
Age range 11-18 11-18
Gender Co-Ed Co-Ed
Student teacher ratio 15.3 16.8
Proficient Math - -
Proficient Read - -
Grade 5 or above GCSE - -
Grade 5 or above A Level - -
Day Fees - -
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The Reach Free School Reviews
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A nice smaller than average school with good modern facilities. Staff are friendly. Exam results are not as good as other schools especially in the 6th form. Student before could be better, bullying not managed effectively
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 -0.64 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 41.3 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 31% 39.23% 32.7%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 54% 51.68% 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 75% 30.36% 24.79%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 17% 17.89% 12.93%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 38% 22.57% 17.08%
EBacc average points score 3.77 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 98% 90.81% 90.4%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 118 135 140
Pupils staying in education 96% 88.37% 86.28%
Further education college or other further education provider 40% 32.73% 34.05%
School sixth forms 56% 48.52% 30.7%
Sixth form colleges 0% 1.68% 10.42%
Other education destinations 0% 5.41% 11.13%
Pupils in apprenticeships 1% 1.07% 1.99%
Pupils staying in employment 2% 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 - 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 45.1 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 37% 3 33.34% 29.2%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 53% 3 47.05% 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 75% 29.27% 25.72%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 22% 9 15.54% 11.41%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 40% 7 21.09% 16.42%
EBacc average points score 4.2 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 - 89.37% 90.21%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures - 130 135
Pupils staying in education - 85% 84.05%
Further education college or other further education provider - 30.93% 33.37%
School sixth forms - 47.29% 31.09%
Sixth form colleges - 1.2% 8.47%
Other education destinations - 5.52% 11.15%
Pupils in apprenticeships - 2.32% 3.4%
Pupils staying in employment - 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 -0.07 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 45.2 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 40% 34.96% 29.12%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 56% 47.77% 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 83% 29.08% 24.65%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 31% 16.17% 11.25%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 47% 21.85% 15.92%
EBacc average points score 4.41 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 - 84.29% 84.85%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures - 131 140
Pupils staying in education - 74.49% 73.87%
Further education college or other further education provider - 24.6% 28.39%
School sixth forms - 47.98% 31.43%
Sixth form colleges - 0.5% 9.1%
Other education destinations - 1.68% 5.91%
Pupils in apprenticeships - 1.7% 2.97%
Pupils staying in employment - 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 - 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 - 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 - 35.25% 29.45%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs - 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 - 30.85% 25.18%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above - 20.2% 14.63%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above - 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 - 87.55% 85.17%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures - 134 144
Pupils staying in education - 43.81% 58.13%
Further education college or other further education provider - 27.71% 30.58%
School sixth forms - 48.14% 32.04%
Sixth form colleges - 0.37% 8.99%
Other education destinations - 2.63% 5.68%
Pupils in apprenticeships - 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 39.83 36.9 33.36
Average grade B - -
Average points (Best 3) 41.31 35.3 32.42
Average Grade (Best 3) B - -
AAB or higher 27.3% 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 21 180 249
Students staying in education 81% 64.63% 60.59%
Students entering apprenticeships 0% 3.55% 4.98%
Students entering employment 19% 18.52% 17.76%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study 0% 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.

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 - 30.74 26.71
Average grade - - -
Average points (Best 3) - 31.86 27.73
Average Grade (Best 3) - - -
AAB or higher - 16.88% 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 - 31.6% 36.46%
Students entering apprenticeships - 4.49% 6.36%
Students entering employment - 20.42% 20.07%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study - 2.54% 4.24%
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Holidays 2023/24

Holidays Date
Autumn Half Term Holidays 23rd Oct 2023 - 27th Oct 2023
Winter Holidays 21st Dec 2023 - 3rd 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 - 30th Aug 2024

Terms Dates 2023/24

Terms Dates
Autumn Term 1st Sep 2023 - 22nd Oct 2023
Autumn Term-2 28th Oct 2023 - 20th Dec 2023
Spring Term 4th 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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15 : 1
Student teacher ratio at The Reach Free School
Local authority ratio 18 : 1

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