“In lessons, pupils work hard and behave well. Teachers have high expectations of pupils, and pupils respond respectfully and enthusiastically. As a result, pupils achieve well in GCSE and A Level examinations.” – Ofsted, 2019
Progress 8 (GCSE)
This score shows how much progress pupils at this school made between the end of key stage 2 and the end of key stage 4, compared to pupils across England who got similar results at the end of key stage 2. This is based on results in up to 8 qualiﬁcations, which include English, maths, 3 English Baccalaureate qualiﬁcations including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications. Oriel High School has performed strongly since Progress 8 measures were introduced in 2016 being well above the county and national average in 2018 and 2016 and around county and national average in 2017.
2016 2017 2018 Oriel High School progress score
West Sussex state-funded schools +0.1 +0.03 +0.05 National state-funded schools -0.03 -0.03 -0.02
Percentage achieving grade 4/C or above in English and Maths (GCSE)
The table below tells you the percentage of students who achieved grade 4/grade C in English and maths GCSEs. Reformed GCSEs are graded 1 (low) to 9 (high). Grade 4 in the new grading is a similar level of achievement to a grade C in the old grading. At Oriel High School students perform exceptionally well in English & Maths. Indeed in 2018, 51% of students attained a Grade 5 or above in English & Maths above both the county average (43.6%) and the national average (38.4%) respectively.
2016 2017 2018 Oriel High School 67% 64% 75% West Sussex state-funded schools 65% 66% 65.40% National state-funded schools 63% 64% 64.20%
Attainment 8 (GCSE)
Schools get a score based on how well pupils have performed in up to 8 qualiﬁcations, which include English, maths, 3 English Baccalaureate qualiﬁcations including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualiﬁcations. Again Oriel High School has performed strongly in this measure since it was introduced in 2016.
2016 2017 2018 Oriel High School 54.3 45.1 48.5 West Sussex state-funded schools 50.8 46.8 46.6 National state-funded schools 49.9 46.3 46.5
The English Baccalaureate (E-Bacc) is a performance measure that includes student’s performance in the following subjects English, maths, science, geography, history and MFL.
In 2018 Oriel High School performed well in terms of ‘average point score’ (APS) for E-Bacc subjects, above both the county and national averages.
English Baccalaureate 2018 - APS Oriel High School 4.14 West Sussex state-funded schools 4.06 National state-funded schools 4.04
Staying in education or entering employment after Key Stage 4
This shows the number of pupils who either stayed in education or went into employment after finishing Key Stage 4 (after year 11, usually aged 16). This is for pupils who finished year 11 in 2016, which is the most recent data currently available. This figure covers any sustained education or employment destination. Oriel is above the national and county average figure.
Staying in education or entering employment 2016 Oriel High School 97% West Sussex 95% England 94%
Sixth Form Performance 2017-18
On average our Y13 students gained a Grade C in A Level Subjects.
On average our Y13 students gained a Distinction- in Applied Vocational qualifications.
Our success rate from Year 12 into Year 13 was impressive with 93% of students being retained for a second year into their main study programme (compared with 79% in West Sussex; 81% England).
Our completion rate (96%) for students’ main programmes of study was also well above that of both the county (91%) and national (92%) completion rates.
“A matter of crucial importance to us is the process of enrolling students onto the right programme of courses for them as an individual. The right courses to us means that our students then have greater enjoyment of their studies, greater chance of achieving success providing the first step in successfully establishing future progression and pathways” – Helen Everitt, Deputy Headteacher
A link to our performance data can be found here https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/134042/oriel-high-school/secondary
A link to further performance data about schools can be found here https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/