Secondary Education: Standards

Children, Schools and Families written question – answered on 15th July 2008.

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Photo of Michael Gove Michael Gove Shadow Secretary of State (Children, Schools and Families)

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families which National Challenge schools are (a) academies, (b) foundation schools and (c) Fresh Start schools.

Photo of Jim Knight Jim Knight Minister of State (Schools and Learners), Department for Children, Schools and Families, Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Schools and Learners)

Information about schools with published results where fewer than 30 per cent. of pupils achieved at least five good GCSEs including English and mathematics in 2007 is in the following tables:

(a) Academies
The Barnsley Academy Barnsley
The Business Academy Bexley Bexley
Capital City Academy Brent
The City Academy Bristol Bristol, City of
West London Academy Ealing
Greig City Academy Haringey
Stockley Academy Hillingdon
The Leigh Technology Academy(1) Kent
The Marlowe Academy Kent
David Young Community Academy Leeds
Haberdashers' Aske's Knights Academy Lewisham
North Liverpool Academy Liverpool
The Academy of St. Francis of Assisi Liverpool
Manchester Academy Manchester
St. Marks Church of England Academy Merton
Harris Academy Merton Merton
Unity City Academy Middlesbrough
Northampton Academy Northamptonshire
John Madejski Academy Reading
Sheffield Park Academy Sheffield
Sheffield Springs Academy Sheffield
Grace Academy Solihull
The Academy at Peckham Southwark
The Gateway Academy Thurrock
Walthamstow Academy Waltham Forest
Westminster Academy Westminster
Paddington Academy Westminster
(1) Leigh Technology Academy was a City Technology College at the time of the 2007 results.
(b) Foundation Schools
Dame Elizabeth Cadbury Technology College Birmingham
Baverstock Foundation School and Specialist Sports College Birmingham
George Tomlinson School Bolton
Laisterdyke Business and Enterprise College Bradford
John Kelly Boys' Technology College Brent
Kelsey Park Sports College Bromley
Coleridge Community College Cambridgeshire
St. Peter's School Cambridgeshire
Haling Manor High School Croydon
North Cumbria Technology College Cumbria
Morton School Cumbria
Merrill College Derby
Noel-Baker Community School and Language College Derby
Albany School Enfield
Barstable School Essex
Alderman Blaxill School Essex
King Harold School Essex
Sir Charles Lucas Arts College Essex
Chalvedon School Essex
Colbayns High School Essex
The Rickstones School Essex
Furtherwick Park School Essex
Sawyers Hall College Essex
Central Technology College Gloucestershire
Beaufort Community School Gloucestershire
Pittville School Gloucestershire
Maidenhill School Gloucestershire
Cheltenham Kingsmead Gloucestershire
Dyke House Comprehensive School Hartlepool
Bushey Hall School Hertfordshire
Cheshunt School Hertfordshire
Harlington Community School Hillingdon
Mellow Lane School Hillingdon
King Ethelbert School Kent
Aylesford School—Sports College Kent
Pent Valley School Kent
Minster College Kent
The Wildernesse School Kent
Thamesview School Kent
Northfleet Technology College Kent
The Malling School Kent
St. George's Church of England Foundation School Kent
The Canterbury High School Kent
Chaucer Technology School Kent
Brockhill Park Performing Arts College Kent
The Charles Dickens School Kent
Coombe Boys' School Kingston upon Thames
Joseph Ruston Technology College Lincolnshire
The Castle Hills Community Arts College Lincolnshire
John Spendluffe Foundation Technology College Lincolnshire
St. Hugh's C of E Mathematics and Computing College Lincolnshire
The Giles School Lincolnshire
New Brompton College Medway
The Robert Napier School Medway
The Radcliffe School Milton Keynes
Costessey High School Norfolk
George Pindar Community Sports College North Yorkshire
Weavers School Northamptonshire
The Kingswood School Northamptonshire
Magnus C of E School Nottinghamshire
Banbury School Oxfordshire
The City of Portsmouth Boys' School Portsmouth
Manor Foundation Business and Sports College Sandwell
The Heathfield Foundation Technology College Sandwell
Abbeydale Grange School Sheffield
Brymore School Somerset
Belfairs High School Southend-on-Sea
Kingsdale Secondary School Southwark
Stafford Sports College Staffordshire
Jubilee High School Surrey
de Stafford School Surrey
Abraham Darby Specialist School for Performing Arts Telford and Wrekin
The Grays School Media Arts College Thurrock
Sale High School Trafford
Ash Green School Warwickshire
Hartshill School Warwickshire
Salisbury High School Wiltshire
Ridgeway High School Wirral
Moseley Park School Wolverhampton
(c) Fresh Start Schools
Blakewater College Blackburn with Darwen
Ladybridge High School Bolton
Kings High School Bournemouth
Highcrest Community School Buckinghamshire
da Vinci Community College Derby
Islington Arts and Media School Islington
Kingswood College of Arts Kingston upon Hull, City of
New College Leicester Leicester
St. Clements College Lincolnshire
Bishopsford Community School Merton
All Saints College Newcastle upon Tyne
Corby Community College Northamptonshire
The River Leen School Nottingham
Hadden Park High School Nottingham
Parkwood High School Sheffield
Chase High School Southend-on-Sea
Jubilee High School Surrey

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