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Exam Results

Exam Results 2021

We have described the achievements of our year 11 and year 14 pupils below. Some of this information is required by the Department for Education and Ofsted.  If you have any comments or queries about the information on this page or would like any clarification, please do not hesitate to contact us.

This year was quite a different challenge as our Y11 pupils did not sit exams in the Summer term due to the Coronavirus lockdown. Instead we were asked to submit teacher assessment grades. These grades were based on our knowledge of the pupils, their performance in unit tests, mock exams and their course work.

When the results came into school in August we were very pleased to see that only one of our teacher grades had been altered and that grade had been raised.

We are very proud to be a school for pupils with Special Educational Needs and have high expectations for all of our pupils. We aim to provide a breadth of opportunity and encourage high levels of participation.

There were 45 pupils in y11 and all gained at least one external accreditation or qualification. This year the Government did not publish school performance comparison tables but you can Click on the link below to see our previous progress 8 scores and how we compare to other similar schools.

DFE performance tables

Pass Rates

Students who were entered achieved 100% pass rates across all GCSE subjects this year. Pupils also achieved level one and two passes in BTEC Home Cooking, Sport and Active Leisure and Cambridge Mathematics Awards. Entry levels were passed in Personal and Social Education, English, Maths, History, Science, Geography, Sport and Active Leisure, Creative media, Employment Skills, Computing and Expressive arts.

Students with more severe difficulties completed the ASDAN Transition Challenge, Personal Progress Award and Short courses, with 100% pass rate. 46% of pupils with severe learning difficulties also passed a GCSE and 77% passed an entry level qualification

89% of all year 11 sat Entry Level qualifications. Overall there were 215 passes, 94 at EL3, 82 at EL2 and 39 at EL1

GCSE Results

80% of year 11 pupils (30 pupils including 6 with SLD) sat GCSEs.  A total of 56 GCSE’s were achieved. 4 pupils gained 5 GCSEs, 2 achieved 6 and 1 achieved 7 passes. One pupil achieved the spectacular equivalent of 8 passes at GCSE level.

8% of pupils achieved a good pass in Mathematics

15% of pupils achieved a good pass in English

6% of pupils achieved a good pass in Mathematics and English

0% of Looked after pupils achieved a good pass in Mathematics or English. 15% of disadvantaged pupils achieved a good pass in English, 5% in Mathematics and 5% in both

Achieving the English Baccalaureate means getting a GCSE grade 5 or above in English, Mathematics, 2 sciences, a language, and history or geography. 0% of pupils at The Oaks were entered for or achieved this.

Other Results

Our year 14 students achieved a range of ASDAN and NOCN awards, certificates and diplomas. They are now making the transition to life beyond school.  Please see the 6th form pages for details.

You can see where this year’s leavers are progressing to by going to the School, Transition, Information page of the website

Well done to all of our brilliant pupils and staff who worked so hard together to achieve such good results this year. It has been particularly difficult year for all of us and we really missed saying a proper goodbye and celebrating your achievements.  Our thanks also go to parents and carers for their support.

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