Abbey Woods Academy

Type Primary
Age Range 3-11
Religion Does not apply
Address Wimblestraw Road
Berinsfield
Wallingford
Oxfordshire
OX10 7LZ
Phone 01865340420
Reference Number 139709

Description

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Abbey Woods Academy is a primary and secondary educational institution located in the town of Woodstock, Oxfordshire, UK, with a postcode of OX10 7LZ. It is a co-educational school that offers high-quality learning experiences from Early Years Foundation Stage through to Key Stage 4. Known for its dedicated and experienced staff, Abbey Woods Academy provides a well-rounded and inclusive education to encourage intellectual growth, confidence, and personal development in its students.

Key facts about Abbey Woods Academy include:

  1. OFSTED rating: A recent inspection in 2019 found Abbey Woods Academy to be a Good school, with an assessment that rated it as Inadequate in 2016.
  2. Academic performance: The school consistently achieves strong results in academic performance at Progress 8, a measure that shows the progress pupils made across eight qualification subjects between the end of key stage 2 and the end of key stage 4.
  3. School day: Lessons run from 8:45 am to 3:05 pm, with students also participating in extracurricular activities before and beyond the school day.
  4. Curriculum: Abbey Woods Academy offers a diverse and challenging curriculum, with extensive inclusion in art, music, sports, and numerous clubs, as well as access to well-stocked libraries.
  5. Uniform: The school expects students to follow a uniform code, with details available on the school's website.
  6. Admissions: The school welcomes applications from children living within theAbbey Woods Academy's special admission areas, as well as from outside the area, subject to availability of places and primary school admissions criteria.
  7. Values and Standards: Abbey Woods Academy aims to contribute to a better world by instilling core values, respect, and mutual support among its students.
  8. Sustainability and Community: Through initiatives like the Abbey Wood Community Group, the school actively seeks to address issues like climate change, pollution, and social justice, both locally and globally.

Abbey Woods Academy's commitment to excellence and its dedication to fostering the development of its students make it a leading educational choice for families in and around the Woodstock area.

General Makeup

Number of pupils 162
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 51.23%
Girls: 48.77%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 18
2 19
3 25
4 21
5 27
6 23

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-09-19
Date Description Report
2023-06-27 School inspection: School inspection:
2021-07-06 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2021-03-23 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2019-09-11 School inspection: School inspection:
2017-05-23 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2017-03-15 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2016-11-02 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2016-05-10 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2016-01-20 Monitoring visit Monitoring visit
2015-05-13 Full inspection: Full inspection:

How many students meet the standards

Reading, Writing & Maths School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Pupils meeting the expected standard 57% Upgrade Upgrade
Pupils meeting a higher standard 0% Upgrade Upgrade

Average Scaled Score

Results are converted into scaled scores to allow accurate comparisons of performance over time even if the difficulty of the test varies over time. Scaled scores range from 80 to 120.

Subject School Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Reading 102 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 103 Upgrade Upgrade

Progress Scores

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.

Metric School Score Percentile (local) Percentile (nationwide)
Reading -0.9 Upgrade Upgrade
Writing 1.1 Upgrade Upgrade
Maths 0.4 Upgrade Upgrade

How many students meet the standards

Average Scaled Score

Results are converted into scaled scores to allow accurate comparisons of performance over time even if the difficulty of the test varies over time. Scaled scores range from 80 to 120.

Progress Scores

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 4 0
Third Preference 1 0
From another Local Authority 1 0

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GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

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

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