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St Thomas More High School

St Thomas More High School
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Previous inspection Requires Improvement
Leadership and management Good
Sixth-form provision Requires Improvement
Achievement of pupils Good
Quality of teaching Good
Behaviour and safety of pupils Good
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St Thomas More High School is a Secondary, Boys, Roman Catholic school located in Essex, East of England.

It has 1242 students from age 11-18 yr with a student-teacher ratio of 17 : 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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C-
Ofset report Good - -
Age range 11-18 11-18 11-18
Gender Boys Boys Girls
Student teacher ratio 17.6 16.9 22.6
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 0.18 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 53.5 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 58% 49.41% 32.7%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 77% 59.76% 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 5% 39.65% 24.79%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 3% 26.94% 12.93%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 3% 31.59% 17.08%
EBacc average points score 4.35 3.95 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 95% 90.13% 90.4%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 151 134 140
Pupils staying in education 93% 87.94% 86.28%
Further education college or other further education provider 17% 28.06% 34.05%
School sixth forms 75% 49.25% 30.7%
Sixth form colleges 1% 0.25% 10.42%
Other education destinations 1% 10.44% 11.13%
Pupils in apprenticeships 1% 0.5% 1.99%
Pupils staying in employment 1% 1.69% 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 0.53 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 53.3 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 59% 3 39.63% 29.2%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 74% 6 50.42% 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 14% 31.32% 25.72%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 6% 1 18.11% 11.41%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 8% 3 22.16% 16.42%
EBacc average points score 4.42 3.17 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% 96.92% 90.21%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 144 136 135
Pupils staying in education 93% 92.77% 84.05%
Further education college or other further education provider 34% 29.08% 33.37%
School sixth forms 58% 49.23% 31.09%
Sixth form colleges 0% 0.15% 8.47%
Other education destinations 1% 14.23% 11.15%
Pupils in apprenticeships 5% 2.15% 3.4%
Pupils staying in employment 1% 2% 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 0.43 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 52.3 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 56% 2 44.94% 29.12%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 80% 5 55.69% 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 20% 36% 24.65%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 7% 3 24.56% 11.25%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 11% 1 29.13% 15.92%
EBacc average points score 4.35 3.56 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% 88% 84.85%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 152 134 140
Pupils staying in education 96% 63.77% 73.87%
Further education college or other further education provider 39% 25.46% 28.39%
School sixth forms 57% 49.92% 31.43%
Sixth form colleges - 0% 9.1%
Other education destinations - 4.08% 5.91%
Pupils in apprenticeships - 1.31% 2.97%
Pupils staying in employment - 1.23% 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 49.5 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 58% 50% 29.45%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 75% 63.14% 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 14% 35.79% 25.18%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 10% 28.79% 14.63%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 10% 30% 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 96% 97.3% 85.17%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 144 156 144
Pupils staying in education 94% 56.2% 58.13%
Further education college or other further education provider 29% 26.9% 30.58%
School sixth forms 64% 60% 32.04%
Sixth form colleges - 0% 8.99%
Other education destinations - 6.7% 5.68%
Pupils in apprenticeships 3% 2% 4.78%
Pupils staying in employment 2% 1.4% 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 34.17 33.47 33.36
Average grade C+ - -
Average points (Best 3) 33.62 31.33 32.42
Average Grade (Best 3) C+ - -
AAB or higher 1.4% 14.65% 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 125 468 249
Students staying in education 69% 61.36% 60.59%
Students entering apprenticeships 6% 5.18% 4.98%
Students entering employment 16% 17.45% 17.76%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study 7% 11.64% 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 30.43 1 32.05 29.34
Average grade C - -
Average points (Best 3) 30.31 2 32.32 28.6
Average Grade (Best 3) C - -
AAB or higher 2.1% 10.28% 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 102 360 232
Students staying in education 61% 58.9% 57.24%
Students entering apprenticeships 10% 7% 7.77%
Students entering employment 18% 21.8% 21.01%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study 10% 8.6% 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 31.09 1 31.49 28.97
Average grade C - -
Average points (Best 3) 28.09 5 32.64 28.76
Average Grade (Best 3) C- - -
AAB or higher 2.9% 12.6% 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 - 3 3
Students staying in education 23 60.4% 31.74%
Students entering apprenticeships 4% 4.6% 5.54%
Students entering employment 21% 14.6% 15.82%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study 10% 5.9% 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 32.62 28.4 26.71
Average grade C+ - -
Average points (Best 3) 33.88 28.97 27.73
Average Grade (Best 3) C+ - -
AAB or higher 3.8% 13.88% 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 17 3 3
Students staying in education 26 63.11% 36.46%
Students entering apprenticeships 10% 4.89% 6.36%
Students entering employment 21% 19.33% 20.07%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study - 3.78% 4.24%
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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 28th May 2024 - 31st May 2024
Summer Holidays 23rd Jul 2024 - 2nd Sep 2024

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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 - 27th May 2024
Summer Term-2 1st Jun 2024 - 22nd Jul 2024
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17 : 1
Student teacher ratio at St Thomas More High School
Local authority ratio 18 : 1

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