Berwick Academy

Type Secondary
Age Range 13-18
Religion Does not apply
Address Adams Drive
Spittal
Berwick-upon-Tweed
Northumberland
TD15 2JF
Phone 01289305083
Reference Number 137598

General Makeup

Number of pupils 545
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 53.21%
Girls: 46.79%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
9 155
10 161
11 134
12 56
13 39

Ofsted Rating Requires Improvement
Last Inspection Date 2024-04-25
Date Description Report
2024-02-13 School inspection: School inspection:
2021-10-12 School inspection: School inspection:
2021-03-16 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2020-09-29 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2019-01-15 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2018-07-17 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2018-01-30 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2016-10-10 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2016-01-26 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2014-11-18 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2013-12-06 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2013-10-15 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2012-03-19 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2012-02-14 Academy conversion letter Academy conversion letter
Previously as Berwick Community High School
2010-06-30 Interim assessment Interim assessment
2007-06-21 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2001-10-08 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)
36.5 Upgrade Upgrade

GCSE Results

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Grade 5 or above in English and maths 26% Upgrade Upgrade
5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 (or A-C) 42% 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)
-0.98 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.

2018 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Upgrade Upgrade
Second Preference 0 0
Third Preference 1 0
From another Local Authority 0 0

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

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