Tuesday, December 18, 2018
As League tables were published on Thursday 13th December, the Bridgnorth Area Schools’ Trust had cause to celebrate. All three primaries in the Trust family have done exceptionally well.
Castlefields School, St Leonards School and Alveley Primary School have all been placed in the league table’s top 20 for attainment. This is out of 168 Primary Schools in Shropshire. The attainment score is the percentage of pupils who meet the expected standard in Reading, Writing and Maths. The national average for this score is 64% in 2018. Castlefields School was ranked at 9th in the League tables for attainment, at a very impressive 84% passes. St Leonard's score was also impressive at 81% and Alveley was just below that on 79%; all well above national scores.
“We were thrilled to see how well all of our schools have done this year. It is a tremendous achievement for us all to be in the top 20,” said Jackie Hampson, Headteacher of Castlefields school.
In terms of the Progress scores it was St Leonard's who were particularly impressive with excellent progress scores in Reading, Writing and Maths. For all three measures, the school scored in the top 20% of schools in England.
“Well done to our staff and students who have all worked so hard and with tremendous dedication,“ said Kay Ferriday, Headteacher of St Leonard's School.
“Congratulations to Castlefields and St Leonard's who are rightly known as continuing to be very strong schools in Bridgnorth,” said Sarah, Godden, Executive Head for the Trust. “Alveley School have been with our Trust family for two years now. During this time the school has moved 150 places up league tables: in 2016 they were ranked bottom at 168th and this year they are in the top 20! Congratulations must be extended to Mr O’Malley and his staff and pupils at Alveley School for their transformative work.”