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Cheney School

Cheney School

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Curriculum  

Cheney decided to go fully linear in all reformed subjects from September 2015 to increase teaching time and release funding for our enrichment programme – a choice of Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award, Classical Civilisation AS, or Core Maths. This programme is compulsory for all students taking three A Levels/the BTEC equivalents, but optional for the ablest students who take four A Levels.  Students applying in autumn 2016 have AS results in unreformed subjects.  In reformed subjects, their predictors are based on robust, high-stakes ‘UCAS Predictor Exams’ sat in June, and on teacher professional judgement. 

Context (as of 16th September 2016)

Number on Roll

1471

Number in Sixth Form

240

English as Additional Language across school

27%

Pupil Premium (Years Seven to Eleven)

34%

5A*-C at GCSE

59% (2014), 63% (2015), 47% (2016)

A*-C at A Level

73% (2014), 76% (2015), 84% (2016)

Sixth Formers continuing to university

75% on average

Applicants through UCAS

93 (2016)

Oxbridge Admissions

4 (2016)

Russell Group

42 (2016)