Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School

Type Secondary
Age Range 11-19
Religion Roman Catholic
Address Belltrees Grove
London
SW16 2HY
Phone 02087693294
Reference Number 100638

Description

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Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School (BTG), located at Belltrees Grove in Streatham, London Borough of Lambeth, is a coeducational establishment that provides Catholic secondary education and a sixth form. Established on September 9, 1959, the school is named after Bishop Thomas Grant, a significant figure in the Catholic history of London who served from 1816 to 1870.

BTG is a voluntary aided school with a Roman Catholic religious affiliation and serves students between the ages of 11 and 19. Enrollment at the school stands at approximately 1,200 students, distributed across the four houses of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Additionally, BTG is recognized as a specialist school in Mathematics and Information and Communications Technology (ICT).

The school achieved an outstanding mark in all categories during its 2014 Ofsted inspection. Notable alumni from Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School include professional footballers Giosue Bellagambi, Nathaniel and Trevoh Chalobah, Nathaniel Clyne, George Ndah, Viv Solomon, as well as actor Ben Cross and lecturer and agro-energy consultant Clare Lukehurst.

The school's website is available at http://www.btg.ac/ for more information and updates.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 1205
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 53.53%
Girls: 46.47%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
7 185
8 188
9 185
10 185
11 195
12 136
13 131

Ofsted Rating Outstanding
Last Inspection Date 2014-12-05
Date Description Report
2014-10-14 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2012-02-22 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2010-06-30 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2006-10-19 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2002-11-18 Full inspection Full inspection

Attainment 8 Score

Attaimenment 8 is a measure of a pupil's average grade across a set of 8 subjects. The 8 subjects which make up Attainment 8 are:

  • English
  • Maths
  • 3 subjects from qualifications that count towards the English Baccalaureate (EBacc), like sciences, language and history
  • 3 more GCSE qualifications (including EBacc subjects) or technical awards from a list approved by the Department for Education
Each grade a pupil gets is assigned a point score from 9 (the highest) to 1 (the lowest). These scores are added up, with English and maths counted twice.

School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
57.7 Upgrade Upgrade

GCSE Results

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Grade 5 or above in English and maths 67% Upgrade Upgrade
5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 (or A-C) 79% Upgrade Upgrade

Progress 8 Score

A progress score is a way to measure how well a student progressed in comparison to other students of a similar starting ability. A score of zero means would mean that a student made the same progress as others that had a similar starting a ability. A positive score would mean that the student made more progress than other students of similar starting ability. The scores below are for the whole school so is the average progress score across all students.

School Score Percentile (loc) Percentile (nationwide)
0.77 Upgrade Upgrade

Attainment 8 Score

Attaimenment 8 is a measure of a pupil's average grade across a set of 8 subjects. The 8 subjects which make up Attainment 8 are:

GCSE Results

Progress 8 Score

A progress score is a way to measure how well a student progressed in comparison to other students of a similar starting ability. A score of zero means would mean that a student made the same progress as others that had a similar starting a ability. A positive score would mean that the student made more progress than other students of similar starting ability. The scores below are for the whole school so is the average progress score across all students.

2024 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Upgrade Upgrade
Second Preference 189 19
Third Preference 138 5
From another Local Authority 344 92

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