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Ofsted Report November 2016 (pdf)

Farringdon Community Academy Ofsted page.



What maintained schools must publish online

School contact details
• your school’s name
• your school’s postal address
• your school’s telephone number
• the name of the member of staff who deals with queries from parents and other members of the public
• the name and contact details of your special educational needs (SEN) co-ordinator (SENCO) if you’re a mainstream school

Admission Arrangements
• how you’ll consider applications for every age group
• what parents should do if they want to apply for their child to attend your school
• your arrangements for selecting the pupils who apply (if you are a selective school)
• your ‘over-subscription criteria’ (how you offer places if there are more applicants than places)

Community schools and voluntary-controlled schools
If the local authority decides your admissions, write that parents should contact the local authority to find out about your admission arrangements.

Ofsted reports
• a copy of your school’s most recent Ofsted report (see top of page)
• a link to the report on the Ofsted website (see top of page)

Exam and assessment results
Key stage 4 (end of secondary school) results
You must publish the following details from your school’s most recent key stage 4 results:
• progress 8 score
• attainment 8 score
• percentage of pupils who got a good pass (grade C or above) in English and maths - from January 2018 you should publish the percentage of pupils who achieved a strong pass (grade 5 or above) in English and maths
• percentage of pupils achieving the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) combination of subjects (this means pupils who got a GCSE grade C or above in English, maths, 2 sciences, a language, and history or geography) - during the transition to the new GCSE grading scale we will base the EBacc pass level on grade 5 or above for reformed subjects and grade C and above for unreformed subjects
• student ‘destinations’ (the percentage of students who continue in education or training, or move on to employment at the end of 16 to 19 study)

Performance tables
Link to the school and college performance tables service.

• the content of your school curriculum in each academic year for every subject
• a list of the courses available to pupils at key stage 4, including GCSEs
• how parents or other members of the public can find out more about the curriculum your school is following

Behaviour policy
Link to Baviour page and policy.

School complaints procedure
Link to complaints page

Pupil premium
• your school’s pupil premium grant allocation amount
• a summary of the main barriers to educational achievement faced by eligible pupils at the school
• how you’ll spend the pupil premium to overcome those barriers and the reasons for that approach
• how you’ll measure the effect of the pupil premium
• the date of the next review of the school’s pupil premium strategy

For the previous academic year, you must include:
• how you spent the pupil premium allocation
• the effect of the expenditure on eligible and other pupils

Year 7 literacy and numeracy catch-up premium
• your funding allocation for the current academic year
• details of how you intend to spend your allocation
• details of how you spent your previous year’s allocation
• how last year’s allocation made a difference to the attainment of the pupils who benefit from the funding

Special educational needs (SEN) and disability information
SEN Information Report

Equality objectives
Public bodies, including local-authority-maintained schools, are covered by the public sector equality duty in the Equality Act 2010. This means you have to publish:
• details of how your school is complying with the public sector equality duty - you should update this every year
• your school’s equality objectives - you should update this at least once every 4 years
Details of these publishing obligations are set out in Equality Act 2010: advice for schools

Governors’ information and duties
• details of the structure and responsibilities of the governing body and its committees
• information about each governor’s:
o business interests
o financial interests
o governance roles in other schools

Charging and remissions policies
• the activities or cases where your school will charge pupils’ parents
• the circumstances where your school will make an exception on a payment you would normally expect to receive under your charging policy

Values and ethos
Statement of our school’s ethos and values.

Requests for paper copies
Requests a paper copy of the information on your school’s website.