Bungay High School

Type Secondary
Age Range 11-18
Religion Does not apply
Address Queen's Road
Bungay
Suffolk
NR35 1RW
Phone 01986892140
Reference Number 136998

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Bungay High School, located at NR35 1RW, is a mixed-sex secondary school situated in the Suffolk town of Bungay, encompassing a strong academic ethos with a history dating back to its founding as Bungay Grammar School in 1565. The school offers an education for children aged 11 to 18 and welcomes a caring yet challenging approach to instill knowledge, skills, and confidence for their students to achieve their life-long goals.

As an academy, Bungay High School prides itself on providing a safe and happy environment that caters to every student's needs through an outstanding education that fosters a strong partnership among students, teachers, and parents/carers. The school operates a sixth form that delivers a range of vocational and academic qualifications. Notable alumni include figures such as John Charles Winter, Leslie Boreham, and Alfred Page. In 2021, Bungay High School was awarded an Ofsted inspection rating of "good".

General Makeup

Number of pupils 946
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 50.36%
Girls: 49.64%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
7 212
8 157
9 182
10 191
11 155
12 48
13 40

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2022-01-14
Date Description Report
2021-11-09 School inspection School inspection
2016-09-28 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2014-12-05 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2014-09-24 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2012-02-14 Academy conversion letter Academy conversion letter
Previously as Bungay High School
2011-06-22 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2008-03-05 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-05-01 Curriculum and development visit Curriculum and development visit
2004-03-08 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)
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GCSE Results

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Grade 5 or above in English and maths 40% Unlock Unlock
5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 (or A-C) 63% Unlock Unlock

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)
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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:

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GCSE Results

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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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2024 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
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Second Preference 66 3
Third Preference 17 0
From another Local Authority 35 22

Previous Years

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Name Distance
Bungay Primary School
Wingfield Street, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 1HA
0.65 miles
St Edmund's Catholic Primary School
St Mary's Street, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 1AY
0.73 miles
Earsham Church of England Primary Academy
School Road, Earsham, Earsham Primary School, the Street, Nr Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 2TF
1.04 miles
Ditchingham Church of England Primary Academy
Rider Haggard Way, Ditchingham, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 2RE
1.8 miles
Ellingham VC Primary School
Church Road, Ellingham, Ellingham Vc Primary School, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 2PZ
2.79 miles
Ringsfield Church of England Primary School
School Road, Ringsfield, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 8NZ
4.12 miles
Ilketshall St Lawrence School
Hogg Lane, Ilketshall St Lawrence, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 8ND
4.24 miles
Alburgh With Denton Church of England Primary Academy
School Road, Alburgh, Harleston, Norfolk, IP20 0BW
4.39 miles
Gillingham St Michael's Church of England Primary Academy
The Boundaries, Geldeston Road, Gillingham, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 0HT
4.52 miles
Woodton Primary School
Norwich Road, Woodton, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 2LL
4.73 miles
St Benet's Catholic Primary School
Ringsfield Road, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9PQ
4.85 miles
Name Distance
Castle EAST School
Hillside Road East, Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 1JS
0.59 miles
Turnstone House School
Birtwick Park, Old Bungay Road, Kirby Cane, BUNGAY, Suffolk, NR35 2HP
3.64 miles
Sir John Leman High School
Ringsfield Road, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9PG
4.8 miles
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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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