Performance

School Review

Each year we are audited by Challenge Partners.  This involves a skilled team of reviewers, lead by an Ofsted qualified inspector, reviewing the school.  I am very pleased to announce that the review team has judged Barnhill to be top in each category since 2019.

You can see a copy of the reports here:

Examination Results

We are tremendously proud of our students who have been achieving high academic results year on year. In 2022 we had our record breaking best ever results so far.

  • Top 1% of schools in England for Progress in Mathematics
  • Top 100 Schools in England for Progress Overall
  • Top 10% of Schools for Progress in English Baccalaureate Subjects
  • 98% of Students in Further Education or Employment post 16

Key Stage 4 summary of our Examination Results

Progress 8 2018 2019 2020* 2021* 2022** National Averages
Progress 8 +0.68 +0.57 +0.96 +0.88 +0.88 - 0.03
English Progress 8 +0.73 +0.53 +0.84 +0.69 +0.78 - 0.04
Mathematics Progress 8 +0.9 +1.05 +1.15 +1.16 +1.11 - 0.02
Ebacc Progress 8 +0.91 +0.83 +1.13 +0.95 +0.88 - 0.03
Others Progress 8 +0.23 -0.04 +0.76 +0.74 +0.77 -0.04
Attainment 8 47.12 49.1 53.4 55.2 55.6 46.7
Maths and English Grade 5+ 51% 52% 59.0% 58% 65% 43%
Maths and English Grade 4+ (C+) 64% 63% 79.0% 74% 84% 65%
English Baccalaureate 2018 2019 2020* 2021* 2022** National Averages
Standard Pass 19% 24% 23.00% 36% 30% 24.9%
Strong Pass 9% 19% 21.00% 30% 22% 17.1%
Percentage Entered 37% 36% 38% 40% 42% 4.07
Mathematics GCSE 2018 2019 2020* 2021* 2022** National Averages
Mathematics GCSE 7+ (A**/A) 21% 34% 35% 44% 41% 20.7%
Mathematics GCSE 5+
(A** /C+)
56% 62% 63% 63% 72% 51.2%
Mathematics GCSE 4+
(A**/C)
69% 75% 82% 78% 85% 71.7%
Mathematics GCSE 1+ (A**/G) 95% 96% 99% 100% 98% 98.2%
English GCSE 2018 2019 2020* 2021* 2022** National Averages
English GCSE 7+
(A**/A)
24% 28% 27% 31% 28% 17.7%
English GCSE 5+
(A** /C+)
64% 65% 78% 73% 68% 55.7%
English GCSE 4+
(A**/C)
77% 82% 91% 88% 83% 71.0%
English GCSE 1+
(A**/G)
96% 96% 99% 100% 99% 99.0%

* Based on Centre Assessed Grades and 2019 national averages
** Based on Teacher Assessed Grades and 2019 national averages

Key Stage 5 Results

Our Key Stage 5 results have improved for 3 years in succession as a result of our commitment and dedication to securing the best possible results for all students at the school from age 11-18.

  • A Levels A*-C 71%, A*-B 52%
Key Stage 5: Academic 2018 2019 2020* 2021** National Averages
Average Grade C C+ C B- C+