2017 Key Performance Information
Publication by DfE on 12 October 2017.
Record outcomes for pupils at Witton Park again this year. Progress is now amongst the top 7% of schools in the country as well as the top mixed school in the North West.
Progress 8: 0.47 (lower confidence level 0.24 upper 0.69)
This is significantly above the national average.
Attainment 8: 45.80 (average score per pupil)
National 44.2, Local Authority 46.1.
Progress of individual subject areas have been reproduced below. The national figure is 0 for all of the subjects below.
|English Bacc (Humanities, MFL, Science)||+0.62|
|Open Element (other subjects)||+0.39|
Progress 8: +0.40, Attainment 8: 42.60
|Open Element (other subjects)||+0.35|
The DfE do not produce figures for disadvantaged pupils as we are expected to compare performance of this group of pupils to others. Progress of our disadvantaged pupils is expected to be well above that of others nationally.
|All pupils||National (2017)||Disadvantaged Pupils Witton Park|
|Percentage Entered||45||34.9||Percentage entered||45|
|Percentage Achieving||27||19.5||Percentage Achieving||16|
- Percentage of pupils achieving a standard pass in English and maths: 59% (National 63%)
- Percentage of pupils achieving a strong pass in English and maths: 38% (National 39%)
- Percentage of disadvantaged pupils achieving a standard pass in English and maths: 55%
DfE performance data published on 12/10/17 indicate Witton Park’s set of results is significantly outperforming similar schools and schools judged to be outstanding in this region. This is the second year in a row of consistent high progress.
Blackburn with Darwen Schools in Rank Order
|School||Progress 8 2016||Progress 8 2017|
|DA Studio school||-2||-1.5|
With high attendance above 95% and harmonious relationships it’s no coincidence pupils make great progress.
The DfE have also provided us with data for the proportion of pupils staying in education or employment. This is detailed below for 2014/15.
|Number of pupils||215||100%|
|Pupils staying in education for
at least two terms after key stage 4
|Further education college or other further education provider||145||67%|
|School sixth form – state funded||9||4%|
|Sixth-form college – state funded||40||19%|
|Other education destinations||0||0%|
|Pupils in education which was not
sustained for two terms
|Pupils not captured in education
(destination unknown or in employment)
Please click below to access the school performance tables on the Department for Education website: