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Thorp Academy

Thorp Academy
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Effectiveness of leadership and management Good
Overall effectiveness at previous inspection Requires Improvement
Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Good
Personal development, behaviour and welfare Good
Outcomes for pupils Good
16 to 19 study programmes Good
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Thorp Academy is a Secondary, Co-Ed school located in Tyne and Wear, North East.

It has 1418 students from age 11-18 yr with a student-teacher ratio of 22 : 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 Outstanding Good
Age range 11-18 11-18 11-18
Gender Co-Ed Co-Ed Co-Ed
Student teacher ratio 22.8 16.5 18.5
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 0.37 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 55.1 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 69% 33.72% 32.7%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 82% 43.72% 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 41% 25.94% 24.79%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 25% 13.39% 12.93%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 32% 18.28% 17.08%
EBacc average points score 4.97 2.48 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 93% 86.15% 90.4%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 150 149 140
Pupils staying in education 89% 81.62% 86.28%
Further education college or other further education provider 33% 37.77% 34.05%
School sixth forms 55% 30.62% 30.7%
Sixth form colleges 0% 0% 10.42%
Other education destinations 1% 13.31% 11.13%
Pupils in apprenticeships 1% 1.77% 1.99%
Pupils staying in employment 3% 2.69% 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 0.33 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 49.2 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 54% 29.8% 29.2%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 71% 44.4% 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 21% 19.93% 25.72%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 13% 2 10.13% 11.41%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 19% 4 14.47% 16.42%
EBacc average points score 4.14 2.49 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 96% 83.18% 90.21%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 213 132 135
Pupils staying in education 80% 76.82% 84.05%
Further education college or other further education provider 40% 34.45% 33.37%
School sixth forms 39% 29.64% 31.09%
Sixth form colleges 0% 0% 8.47%
Other education destinations 1% 13% 11.15%
Pupils in apprenticeships 10% 3.45% 3.4%
Pupils staying in employment 6% 3.09% 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 -0.32 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 47.3 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 54% 16 26.33% 29.12%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 71% 10 38.87% 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 22% 19% 24.65%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 11% 5 8.4% 11.25%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 15% 3 12.6% 15.92%
EBacc average points score 4.07 2.24 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% 83.36% 84.85%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 198 133 140
Pupils staying in education 87% 68.82% 73.87%
Further education college or other further education provider 35% 28.36% 28.39%
School sixth forms 51% 30.91% 31.43%
Sixth form colleges - 0% 9.1%
Other education destinations - 15.18% 5.91%
Pupils in apprenticeships 4% 2% 2.97%
Pupils staying in employment 4% 1.36% 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 0.16 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 48.1 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 38% 26.85% 29.45%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 61% 40.31% 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 31% 22% 25.18%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 16% 13.69% 14.63%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 18% 15.08% 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 89% 81.55% 85.17%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 236 140 144
Pupils staying in education 83% 51.73% 58.13%
Further education college or other further education provider 39% 30% 30.58%
School sixth forms 43% 30.18% 32.04%
Sixth form colleges - 0% 8.99%
Other education destinations - 12.45% 5.68%
Pupils in apprenticeships 8% 5.64% 4.78%
Pupils staying in employment 6% 4.64% 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 35.92 37.86 33.36
Average grade B- - -
Average points (Best 3) 37.26 38.71 32.42
Average Grade (Best 3) B- - -
AAB or higher 30.8% 24.5% 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 61 256 249
Students staying in education 51% 59.88% 60.59%
Students entering apprenticeships 13% 8.75% 4.98%
Students entering employment 19% 14.38% 17.76%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study 15% 12.13% 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 32.23 5 32.76 29.34
Average grade C+ - -
Average points (Best 3) 34.93 2 32.37 28.6
Average Grade (Best 3) C+ - -
AAB or higher 13.0% 12.56% 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 78 274 232
Students staying in education 63% 59.71% 57.24%
Students entering apprenticeships 14% 14.43% 7.77%
Students entering employment 13% 13.43% 21.01%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study 5% 8.57% 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 27.37 1 32.37 28.97
Average grade C- - -
Average points (Best 3) 32.67 1 32.92 28.76
Average Grade (Best 3) C+ - -
AAB or higher 8.0% 16.54% 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 - 2 3
Students staying in education 22 33.29% 31.74%
Students entering apprenticeships 15% 12.14% 5.54%
Students entering employment 18% 16.14% 15.82%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study 7% 4.14% 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 28.46 32.45 26.71
Average grade C - -
Average points (Best 3) 33.83 35.73 27.73
Average Grade (Best 3) C+ - -
AAB or higher 12.5% 20.07% 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 - 0 3
Students staying in education 23 36.43% 36.46%
Students entering apprenticeships 18% 14.14% 6.36%
Students entering employment 23% 15.57% 20.07%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study 7% 4% 4.24%
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Holidays 2023/24

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 22nd Jul 2024 - 30th Aug 2024

Terms Dates 2023/24

Terms Dates
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 - 21st Jul 2024
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22 : 1
Student teacher ratio at Thorp Academy
Local authority ratio 18 : 1

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