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Watford Grammar School for Boys

Watford Grammar School for Boys
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The quality of education Outstanding
Behaviour and attitudes Outstanding
Personal development Outstanding
Leadership and management Outstanding
Previous inspection grade Not Previously Inspected
Sixth-form provision Outstanding
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Watford Grammar School for Boys is a top rated, Secondary, Boys, Church of England school located in Hertfordshire, East of England.

It has 1533 students from age 11-18 yr with a student-teacher ratio of 15 : 1.

This school rated Outstanding 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 Outstanding - -
Age range 11-18 11-18 11-18
Gender Boys Co-Ed Girls
Student teacher ratio 15.7 16.6 16.1
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 0.8 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 69.9 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 89% 39.23% 32.7%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 96% 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 99% 30.36% 24.79%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 72% 17.89% 12.93%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 79% 22.57% 17.08%
EBacc average points score 6.86 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 99% 90.81% 90.4%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 190 135 140
Pupils staying in education 97% 88.37% 86.28%
Further education college or other further education provider 15% 32.73% 34.05%
School sixth forms 82% 48.52% 30.7%
Sixth form colleges 0% 1.68% 10.42%
Other education destinations 1% 5.41% 11.13%
Pupils in apprenticeships 1% 1.07% 1.99%
Pupils staying in employment 1% 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 0.52 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 66.3 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 84% 3 33.34% 29.2%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 89% 6 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 98% 29.27% 25.72%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 66% 1 15.54% 11.41%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 77% 4 21.09% 16.42%
EBacc average points score 6.55 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 98% 89.37% 90.21%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 189 130 135
Pupils staying in education 97% 85% 84.05%
Further education college or other further education provider 11% 30.93% 33.37%
School sixth forms 86% 47.29% 31.09%
Sixth form colleges 0% 1.2% 8.47%
Other education destinations 1% 5.52% 11.15%
Pupils in apprenticeships 1% 2.32% 3.4%
Pupils staying in employment 1% 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 0.74 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 69.7 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 87% 3 34.96% 29.12%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 95% 1 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 99% 29.08% 24.65%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 67% 6 16.17% 11.25%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 81% 6 21.85% 15.92%
EBacc average points score 6.86 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 98% 84.29% 84.85%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 190 131 140
Pupils staying in education 97% 74.49% 73.87%
Further education college or other further education provider 10% 24.6% 28.39%
School sixth forms 86% 47.98% 31.43%
Sixth form colleges - 0.5% 9.1%
Other education destinations 2% 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 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 63.5 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 84% 35.25% 29.45%
Grade 4 or above in English & Maths GCSEs 96% 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 96% 30.85% 25.18%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5 or above 73% 20.2% 14.63%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4 or above 75% 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 99% 87.55% 85.17%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures 189 134 144
Pupils staying in education - 43.81% 58.13%
Further education college or other further education provider 12% 27.71% 30.58%
School sixth forms 85% 48.14% 32.04%
Sixth form colleges - 0.37% 8.99%
Other education destinations - 2.63% 5.68%
Pupils in apprenticeships 2% 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 43.24 36.9 33.36
Average grade B+ - -
Average points (Best 3) 43.1 35.3 32.42
Average Grade (Best 3) B+ - -
AAB or higher 38.4% 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 202 180 249
Students staying in education 81% 64.63% 60.59%
Students entering apprenticeships 1% 3.55% 4.98%
Students entering employment 6% 18.52% 17.76%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study 6% 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.

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 40.49 32.57 29.34
Average grade B - -
Average points (Best 3) 40.60 1 32.16 28.6
Average Grade (Best 3) B - -
AAB or higher 32.4% 16.46% 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 187 182 232
Students staying in education 80% 60.54% 57.24%
Students entering apprenticeships 1% 5.7% 7.77%
Students entering employment 8% 22.9% 21.01%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study 6% 6.93% 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 40.83 2 31.83 28.97
Average grade B - -
Average points (Best 3) 41.21 2 31.93 28.76
Average Grade (Best 3) B - -
AAB or higher 38.7% 16.88% 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 4 1 3
Students staying in education - 22.77% 31.74%
Students entering apprenticeships - 3.32% 5.54%
Students entering employment - 13.42% 15.82%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study 3% 2.94% 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 38.65 30.74 26.71
Average grade B - -
Average points (Best 3) 39.86 31.86 27.73
Average Grade (Best 3) B - -
AAB or higher 29.9% 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 15 31.6% 36.46%
Students entering apprenticeships - 4.49% 6.36%
Students entering employment 9% 20.42% 20.07%
Students not in education or employment for at least two terms after study 7% 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 Watford Grammar School for Boys
Local authority ratio 18 : 1

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