Court Fields Community School Wellington

Court Fields Community School is a Community School located in Wellington, Somerset, teaching Secondary students aged between 11 and 16 years of age.

The school operates under the Somerset local authority.

Court Fields Community School was inspected by Ofsted on 15 November 2012.

School Location

School Information

School nameCourt Fields Community School
HeadteacherMrs Elaine Faull
Number of pupils775
Type of schoolCommunity School
Phase of educationSecondary
Ages11 - 16
Local authoritySomerset
Parliamentary constituencyTaunton Deane

Ofsted Report

4
OVERALL EFFECTIVENESS

How good is this school?


Inadequate - Court Fields Community School is a school that has serious weaknesses, is inadequate and requires significant improvement, but leadership and management are judged to be Grade 3 or better. This school will receive regular monitoring by Ofsted inspectors.


3
BEHAVIOUR

Behaviour and safety of pupils:


Requires improvement - Court Fields Community School is a school that requires improvement and is not yet a good school, but is not inadequate. This school will receive a full inspection within two years from the date of the inspection.


4
LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT

Overall leadership and management grade:


Inadequate - Court Fields Community School is a school that has serious weaknesses, is inadequate and requires significant improvement, but leadership and management are judged to be Grade 3 or better. This school will receive regular monitoring by Ofsted inspectors.


4
QUALITY OF TEACHING

Overall quality of the teaching provided:


Inadequate - Court Fields Community School is a school that has serious weaknesses, is inadequate and requires significant improvement, but leadership and management are judged to be Grade 3 or better. This school will receive regular monitoring by Ofsted inspectors.


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Court Fields Community SchoolOfsted Report
Inspection Start Date15 November 2012
Inspection End Date16 November 2012
Inspection TypeS5 Inspection
Overall4 - Inadequate
Achievement4 - Inadequate
Behaviour & Safety3 - Requires improvement
Quality of Teaching4 - Inadequate
Leadership & Management4 - Inadequate
Category of ConcernSM
Warning Notice0

Full Ofsted Report
You can view the full report by clicking on the Ofsted website at
http://www.ofsted.gov.uk/inspection-reports/find-inspection-report/provider/ELS/114884.

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Ofsted carry out full regulatory inspections of schools and educational institutions throughout England. Reporting to the UK government, Ofsted are both impartial and independent, and inspect institutions that care for young people and children, as well as organisations that provide education or skills for people of all ages.

Ofsted inspects education providers, children's services and organisations that provide education or skills. One or more Ofsted inspectors visit a provider to inspect the quality of teaching, the levels of achievement that pupils achieve, the behaviour of those who are in attendance, and the effectiveness of teaching that schools provide to their pupils.

A typical Ofsted report will contain information about how well their inspectors think that a school is performing, as well as ways that it can improve certain areas. It also includes data on how well students are performing, both in their general education and their well-being. In addition, Ofsted inspectors will include feedback from parents and carers about their views and opinions of the school.

In order to produce a useful tool for improvement, inspectors will give a school an overall grade for how good they think a school is:

  • Grade 1 - Outstanding
  • Grade 2 - Good
  • Grade 3 - Requires improvement
  • Grade 4 - Inadequate


Should a school be judged as 'requires improvement' or 'inadequate', then the Ofsted report will explain why the grade was given, as well as ways how the school can improve their grade.

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KS4 Exam Results

  All pupils Low attainers Middle attainers High attainers
Percentage achieving 5 A*-C GCSEs (or equivalents) including English and maths GCSEs 57% 7% 59% 90%
Percentage achieving A*-C in English and maths GCSEs 58% 7% 61% 90%
18% 0% 14% 39%
Percentage of pupils achieving 5+ A*-C grade GCSEs (or equivalent) 73%   
Percentage of pupils achieving 5+ A*-G grade GCSEs (or equivalent) 96%   
Percentage of pupils achieving at least one qualification 100%   
Number entered all English Baccalaureate subjects 60 0 31 29
Percentage entered all English Baccalaureate subjects 38% 0% 36% 71%