BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology

Type Secondary
Age Range 14-19
Religion Unknown
Address 60 The Crescent
Selhurst
Croydon
Surrey
CR0 2HN
Phone 02086655242
Reference Number 101849

Description

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The BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology, located at 60 The Crescent, Selhurst, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2HN, is a leading UK institution focusing on providing exceptional artistic and academic education. Established in 1991 as a City Technology College, the BRIT School offers a comprehensive, free education to 1,397 students between the ages of 14 and 19. Students specialize in disciplines such as Film & Media Production, Community Arts Practice, Dance, Interactive Digital Design, Music, Musical Theatre, Technical Theatre Arts, Theatre, and Visual Arts and Design. The school boasts a supportive pastoral system and a record-breaking 99% of graduates going on to higher education or training and employment.

Key features of the BRIT School include:

  • Funded by the British Government, with the support of the British Record Industry Trust (BRIT), the school offers a distinctive educational approach that emphasizes creative teaching and learning with a strong emphasis on professional boundaries, pastoral care, and well-rounded development.
  • Students continuously achieve success in further education, careers, and international recognition, with a noteworthy list of alumni that includes Adele, Katy B, Ella Eyre, FKA Twigs, and many more.
  • The high standard of education and nurturing environment attracts support from the music industry and businesses, which in turn allows the school to expand its facilities and services.

The BRIT School maintains a strong sense of community and values, and its mission is to train and educate young people for careers in Performance and Creative Arts and related industries. The school also offers the National Curriculum and BTEC vocational qualifications.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 1397
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 35.29%
Girls: 64.71%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
10 197
11 195
12 494
13 489

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-07-11
Date Description Report
2023-06-14 School inspection School inspection
2018-01-24 Short inspection Short inspection
2014-03-20 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2011-01-07 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2008-02-27 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2002-11-25 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)
54.8 Upgrade Upgrade

GCSE Results

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Grade 5 or above in English and maths 57% Upgrade Upgrade
5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 (or A-C) 81% 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)
0.07 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.

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Attainment 8 score percentile

Students getting 5 or more GCSE's at grade 9-4 (A-C)

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