Bishop Stopford's School

Type Secondary
Age Range 11-18
Religion Church of England
Address Brick Lane
Enfield
Middlesex
EN1 3PU
Phone 02088041906
Reference Number 102052

Description

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Bishop Stopford's School, situated at Brick Lane, Enfield, EN1 3PU, is an inclusive Church of England secondary school, educational organization, and sixth form. Founded in 1967 by the Right Reverend Robert Wright Stopford, Bishop of London, it serves students aged 11 to 18. As a voluntary aided institution, the school is proud of its religiously diverse community, attracting pupils from various faith backgrounds or those of none, whilst supporting their Christian values.

Key characteristics of Bishop Stopford's include:

  • Religious affiliation: Church of England, High Church Anglo-Catholic tradition
  • Type: Voluntary aided secondary school
  • Motto: Animus noster dei gloria (Our heart is God's glory)
  • Gender: Mixed entry
  • Local authority: London (borough of Enfield)
  • Ofsted: Outstanding for behaviour and attitude to learning
  • Headteacher: Tammy Day
  • Houses: Black, navy blue, grey, and white
  • Enrolment: 761 students
  • Annual percentage of children eligible for free school meals: 37.4%

With a mission to provide first-rate teaching, learning, and extra-curricular activities, Bishop Stopford's School prepares students for confident, successful lives built on respect, consideration, loyalty, responsibility, and success. They offer specialist mathematics, computing, and engineering programs, with a dedicated focus on student leadership, support, and a blend of academics with a pastoral approach.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 738
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 52.3%
Girls: 47.7%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
7 95
8 119
9 113
10 148
11 147
12 85
13 31

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2024-03-13
Date Description Report
2024-01-24 School inspection School inspection
2018-06-19 Short inspection Short inspection
2015-01-08 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2014-07-08 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2013-04-17 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2013-01-10 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2010-10-05 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2008-03-12 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2003-03-31 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)
38.1 Upgrade Upgrade

GCSE Results

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Grade 5 or above in English and maths 34% Upgrade Upgrade
5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 (or A-C) 37% 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)
-0.12 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 34 3
Third Preference 58 3
From another Local Authority 6 0

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