Ofsted and Performance Data

Ofsted

King Solomon Academy was inspected by Ofsted in May 2013 and they concluded that "The academy’s mission, ‘To provide a rigorous and transformational education that prepares our pupils for success at university and beyond’ has become a reality at this outstanding academy."

To read the inspection report in full, please click here.

King Solomon Academy has achieved an outstanding rating from Ofsted for the whole academy (primary and secondary), being rated as outstanding in all categories. We are proud of all our staff, pupils, parents, governors and friends who have made this possible.

Among the points highlighted by the Inspectors in the Academy's second full inspection report since opening, they say:

• "Pupils’ behaviour is exemplary. They are welcoming, courteous and polite to each other, staff and visitors at all times. Pupils thoroughly enjoy their learning, are happy and feel very safe. Pupils support each other’s learning very effectively."
• "Achievement is outstanding at all key stages. All groups of pupils, including those who have special educational needs, make excellent progress."
• "The overall quality of teaching is outstanding. Teachers’ expert subject knowledge inspires pupils to be highly motivated, enthusiastic learners."
• "Concern for the pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is exceptional; it permeates all their activities"
• "Leadership at all levels ensures an unyielding pursuit of excellence. Pupils, staff and parents are proud to be associated with the academy."
• "The headteachers model excellence in their work and demonstrate determination, rigour, foresight and creativity."

Please click here for more school details and performance tables on the DofE website.

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2019 Performance Data

The 2019 Results are shown here:

Primary - Reception and KS1

 

National

KSA

Reception GLD

72%

60%

% of Year 1 pupils passing Phonics Screener

78%

97%

KS1 Reading

76%

70%

KS1 Writing

68%

69%

KS1 Maths

75%

81%

Primary - Key Stage 2

 

National

KSA

% of pupils are expected level in Reading Writing and Maths combined 64% 66%
Average progress from KS1 to KS2 (Reading, Writing and Maths combined) 0.0 -0.2
Average Points Score Reading 104 105
% of pupils achieving expected standard in Reading 73% 70%
Average progress from KS1 to KS2 (Reading) 0.0 -1.7
Average Point Score Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling test 106 106
% of pupils achieving expected standard in Writing 78% 78%
Average progress from KS1 to KS2 (Writing) 0.0 -1.4
Average Points Score Maths 104 107
% of pupils achieving expected standard in Maths 79% 89%
Average progress from KS1 to KS2 (Maths) 0.0 +0.9

Secondary - Key Stage 4

 

National

KSA

% of pupils with C/4 including English and Maths

63%

87%

EBacc (Academic GCSEs at C/5 and above)

18%

39%

Attainment 8

4.5

5.8

Provisional Progress 8

0

1.0*

*Estimated - the Progress 8 measure states that pupils at King Solomon Academy made grade's more progress in each subject in secondary school than the average pupils.

Sixth Form - Key Stage 5 Headline Measures (including BTEC) There has been a continued trend of improvement in pupil outcomes for three years running at King Solomon Academy and we are most proud of the fact that 70% of our pupils went to top-third universities in 2018 and 2019.

 

National

KSA

% of grades that were C or above

70%

79%

Value Added in Key Stage 5

0.00

-0.06

% of pupils going to a top 3rd University

20%*

71%

* Average for non-selective state schools