Enfield County School for Girls

Type Secondary
Age Range 11-18
Religion Does not apply
Address Holly Walk
Enfield
EN2 6QG
Phone 02083633030
Reference Number 102048

Description

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Enfield County School for Girls, located at Holly Walk, EN2 6QG, is a vibrant community school for girls between the ages of 11 and 18, offering a comprehensive secondary education. The school counts 1,103 pupils based on the latest statistics and has a strong track record, evidenced by its recent Outstanding Ofsted rating. The school has a rich history, initially created as Enfield Chace School in 1967 following the merger of Enfield County School and Chace Girls School. In 2018, the school was renamed Enfield County School for Girls.

Recent performance data reveals the following progress over time:

  • In 2017, the school had a Progress 8 score of 0.75 and an Attainment 8 score of 51. By 2022, these numbers had improved to 0.21 and 51, respectively.
  • The percentage of pupils achieving the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) at grade 5 or above in English and maths increased from 50% in 2017 to 55% in 2022.

The Ofsted inspectors rated the school as 'Good' as of September 2023, with particular strengths highlighted for Destinations, Sixth Form. The school is well-connected, located equidistant between Enfield's two railway stations. With an enthusiastic leadership team under the helm of Headteacher Ms. Jennifer Gumbrell, the school continues to thrive and aim for continued academic excellence and personal growth.

The school campus boasts a blend of Edwardian, post-war, and 1990s architecture, with year groups distributed between the lower school in Rosemary Avenue and the upper school in Holly Walk. The lower school serves Years 7-9, with the upper school accommodating Years 10-13.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 1103

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
7 171
8 183
9 184
10 184
11 174
12 120
13 87

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-11-13
Date Description Report
2023-09-20 School inspection: School inspection:
2012-10-03 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2009-05-06 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2006-03-01 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2000-12-12 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)
55.1 Upgrade Upgrade

GCSE Results

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Grade 5 or above in English and maths 64% Upgrade Upgrade
5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 (or A-C) 78% 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)
0.54 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 131 31
Third Preference 135 20
From another Local Authority 21 9

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

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