Bow School

Type Secondary
Age Range 11-18
Religion Does not apply
Address 44 Twelvetrees Crescent
Bow
London
E3 3QW
Phone 02075365525
Reference Number 100965

Description

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Bow School, located in Bromley-by-Bow, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, is a comprehensive secondary school and sixth form that caters to students aged 11 to 18. It offers a co-educational education since September 2014, having transitioned from a boys-only institution. With a student body of about 697, Bow School invites students to an inclusive learning environment in a modern, state-of-the-art building.

The school provides a varied curriculum, including GCSE and A Levels, through a five-period day. For post-16 students, Bow School participates in Sixth Form East, a consortium with other local schools to offer a broad range of subjects and career-development opportunities. Daniel Lye is the headteacher, with Nadia Dellagana heading the sixth form provision.

The premises of Bow School include facilities such as the Waterside Theatre, a 300-seat performance space, and atria that function as art and design exhibits. The school has a strong emphasis on personal and professional development, with a personalized approach to Continuous Professional Development for all staff. Bow School aims to deliver outstanding outcomes for all by providing innovative teaching methods and expanding learning opportunities beyond the classroom.

The school's community-driven approach includes partnerships with various organizations, such as the Bow Arts Trust, Education Business Partnership, and IntoUniversity, to supplement and enhance the learning experience of students.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 1264
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 65.03%
Girls: 34.97%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
7 218
8 201
9 236
10 238
11 227
12 111
13 33

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-10-18
Date Description Report
2023-09-12 School inspection School inspection
2018-03-14 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2016-11-17 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2013-03-14 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2012-05-09 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2011-05-09 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2009-03-04 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2007-10-31 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2003-11-03 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)
47.5 Upgrade Upgrade

GCSE Results

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Grade 5 or above in English and maths 50% Upgrade Upgrade
5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 (or A-C) 62% 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)
-0.13 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 95 31
Third Preference 69 8
From another Local Authority 13 7

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