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IN THIS SECTION
We set out below an analysis of the results for GCSE and KS2. Overall we are pleased with the results this year. Whilst we are proud of our pupils’ efforts, here at Maharishi School achievement is measured by more than just academic results. We want all our graduates to leave with a heightened sense of self-confidence, a level of social conscience that reflects our motto ‘The World is my Family’ and, most of all, happiness. In fact Ofsted’s Parent View Survey indicates that 96% of parents report that their child is happy at our School.
GCSE Results (provisional data released October 2017) and Destinations
Congratulations to our former Year 11 pupils on their GCSE outcomes. Our former pupils worked very hard, attending the many revision sessions available during the year whilst maintaining a consistently positive approach throughout. The efforts of pupils of all abilities were rewarded; with overall positive progress from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 4, including one of our pupils who achieved three A grades, four A* grades and two grade 9s.
Our Progress 8 score for 2017 is +0.22. Progress 8 represents progress made from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 4. A score of zero is average. Our Attainment 8 score for 2017 is 41.0 compared to the national average of 44.2. Attainment 8 measures the average achievement of pupils in up to 8 qualifications including English, maths, three further qualifications that count in the Ebacc measure (MFL/humanities/science) and three additional qualifications (including EBacc subjects).
Based on the results of 14 children, each pupil in the 2017 cohort equates 7%.
36% of pupils entered the Ebacc compared to 34.9% nationally with 14% achieving the Ebacc at grade 5+ compared to the national average of 19.5%. 86% of Maharishi School pupils entered four out of five pillars of the Ebacc compared to 43.7% nationally, which suggests a more academic curriculum at Maharishi School.
29% of the cohort achieved grade 5+ in English and maths compared to the national average of 39.1%. 50% of the cohort achieved grade 4+ in English and maths compared with 58.5% nationally. 43% of the cohort achieved grade 5+ in English compared to the national average of 48.3%. 64% of the cohort achieved grade 4+ in English compared to 74.8% nationally. 36% of the cohort achieved grade 5+ in maths compared to the national average of 39.1%. 71% of the cohort achieved grade 4+ in maths compared to 68.9% nationally. 50% of the cohort achieved grade C+ in science compared with 47.9% nationally and 80% achieved grade C+ in additional science compared with 57.9% nationally.
This past year has seen our 100% of our graduates move on to further education including 7% to an Apprenticeship.
We would like to express our thanks to staff, parents and governors for their support in guiding our pupils towards the fulfilment of their ambitions and we wish our Y11 leavers all the very best for the future.
Key Stage 2 Results 2017 (provisional data released October 2017)
Congratulations to our former Year 6 pupils who took their SATs in May 2017. Our pupils showed real determination and perseverance throughout the year and their efforts paid off. More importantly, however, our Year 6 pupils had a fun and active year; continuing to access their creative curriculum whilst also preparing for the SATs ahead.
83% of pupils achieved the expected standard in reading compared with a national average of 71%. 44% achieved the higher standard compared with a national average of 25%. Our reading progress score of +1.93 is consistent with the national average.
83% of pupils achieved the expected standard in maths compared with a national average of 75%. 33% achieved the higher standard compared with a national average of 23%. Our maths progress score of +1.01 is consistent with the national average.
72% of pupils achieved the expected standard in writing compared with a national average of 76%. 17% achieved the higher standard compared with a national average of 18%. Our writing progress score of -2.17 is consistent with the national average.
67% of pupils achieved the expected standard in reading, writing and maths combined compared with 61% nationally and 60% in Lancashire.
We would like to express our thanks to staff, parents and governors for their support in guiding our pupils towards achieving their potential at the end of their primary school career. All of our Year 6 cohort have now joined us at the secondary phase. We wish them a happy, settled and creative experience as secondary phase pupils.
76.5% of pupils achieved a good level of development. This has increased from 29.4% in 2014. Last year Lancashire’s pass rate was 63.3%.
Phonics screening check Year 1 results 2015-2016
88% of pupils reached the expected standard which is an increase from 64% in 2014. 81% National and Lancashire LA pass rate 2016
KS1 results 2015-2016
75% of pupils reached the expected standard in Maths compared with 73% nationally and 72% in Lancashire
75% of pupils reached the expected standard in Reading compared with 74% nationally and in Lancashire.
56% of pupils reached the expected standard in Writing compared with 65% nationally and 67% in Lancashire
KS2 results 2015-2016
29% of pupils met the expected standard, and progress was below statistical bounds. The national average meeting the expected standard was 70%.
41% of pupils met the expected standard. The national average meeting the expected standard was 72%.
53% of pupils met the expected standard and progress was within statistical bounds. The national average meeting the expected standard was 66%.
53% of pupils met the expected standard and progress was within statistical bounds. The national average meeting the expected standard was 74%.
Reading, Writing and Mathematics – Combined
24% of pupils met the expected standard, and none the higher standard. The national average meeting the expected standard was 53% and the higher 5%.
As a school we are delighted that our pupils made good progress in EYFS, in Year 1 phonics, in KS1 Maths and Reading and at GCSE level. Our development plans for 2016-2017 strongly reflect the need to improve progress made by pupils in KS1 Writing and in all areas of KS2, particularly in Maths.
Key Stage 2 Results Context-2014-2015:
None of the pupils who took KS2 SATs at the Maharishi School were on roll for the whole of KS1 and KS2 with 45% on roll for only 2 years or less. The years when the 18 pupils who undertook KS2 SATs were enrolled are: 9 joined in Year 3; 1 joined in Year 4; 5 joined in Year 5; 3 joined in Year 6.
The Average Scaled Score in Reading was 100, while the Average Scaled Score in Mathematics was 94; 24% achieved the expected standard in all three of Reading, Writing and Maths, while none achieved a high level of attainment in all three.
|% Achieving level 4 and above||83|
|% Achieving level 5 and above||39|
|Writing (Teacher Assessed with moderation):|
|% Achieving level 4 and above||78|
|% Achieving level 5 and above||39|
|% Achieving level 4 and above||72|
|% Achieving level 5 and above||28|
2014-2015 Key Stage 4 & Key Stage 2 Results
2015 Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 2 results with contextual notes – to be read in conjunction with DfE published results https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/137498
The Year 11 cohort who sat GCSEs during the summer 2015 session at the Maharishi School consisted of 15 pupils with 7 of those pupils recognised as needing Individual Educational Programmes (IEPs) and who were awarded ‘Special Arrangements’ by the examination boards. 15 pupils undertook GCSE examinations, each pupil therefore contributed almost 7% to each category.
Due to the DfE Discounting Rules (https://www.raiseonline.org/OpenDocument.aspx? document=387), one pupil who gained grade B in English but was unable to sit the English Literature examination, did not have their grade B in English counted. The figures below show the actual percentages with the DfE published figures (which do not recognise the pupil’s grade in English) shown in brackets.
Of the 15 pupils who sat GCSE examinations in 2015, 6 pupils started at the school in September or January of Year 9, with 3 starting in Year 8.
When all the examinations of the 2015 cohort are analysed the results are as follows:
|GCSE and equivalent achievements of pupils at the end of Key Stage 4||Including
|% Achieving 5+ GCSEs at grade A*-C (or equivalent)
including English and Mathematics
|% Achieving A*-C GCSE in English and Maths||47
|% Achieving 5+ GCSEs at grade A*-C (or equivalent)||53