Borden Grammar School

General Info

Education Phase
Secondary, 16 plus
Ofsted rating
Good
Nov 24 2021 Ofsted report
Gender
Boys
Age range
11 - 18 y.o.
Type
Academies
Funding
State-funded secondary
Admissions policy
Selective
Religious Character
None
Sixth Form
Has a sixth form
Local authority
Kent
Unique reference
137800
Address
Avenue of Remembrance, ME10 4DB

Pupils

Number of Pupils
889 (98% of total capacity)
Boys
96.9%
Girls
3.1%
First language not English
7.6%
Free school meals (FSM)
8.9%
Persistent absence
17.4%
Special education needs (SEN)
3.1%
Pupil ethnicities
White British 74.5%
African 9.1%
Mixed 5.4%
Other White 3.8%
Indian 1.3%
Unclassified 1.2%
Bangladeshi 1.1%
Other Asian 1%
Chinese 0.8%
Other Black 0.6%
Other 0.4%
Pakistani 0.3%
Caribbean 0.2%
Irish 0.1%
Capacity % and other Pupils data: Year 2022-2023 Persistent absence: Year 2023-2024

Exam Results

GCSE Results

Progress 8 score

This school
0.19
Local authority average, state-funded schools
-0.12
England average, state-funded schools
-0.03

Entering EBacc

School 68%
Local authority average 40%
England average 39%

Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs

School 92%
Local authority average 47%
England average 45%

Attainment 8 score

School 62.7
Local authority average 47
England average 46.3

EBacc average point score

School 5.83
Local authority average 4.12
England average 4.05
Year 2022-2023

Subjects

GCSE Subjects

SubjectQualificationNumber of entries
Art & DesignGCSE12
BiologyGCSE106
Business Studies:SingleGCSE59
ChemistryGCSE106
Computer Studies/ComputingGCSE26
Design & TechnologyGCSE16
English LanguageGCSE126
English LiteratureGCSE126
FrenchGCSE41
GeographyGCSE78
Year 2022-2023

Admissions

Borden Grammar School

Admission Policy
Selective
Total available places
149
Status
Oversubscribed
This school is Oversubscribed because there were more 1st preference applications than available places.

Applications

1st preference
187
2nd preference
61
3rd preference
65
From another Local Authority
23
Breakdown of applications made to this school within the deadline (in-year applications are excluded)

Offers

1st preference
140
2nd preference
4
3rd preference
3
To another Local Authority
1
Breakdown of offers made on National Offer Day (in-year applications are excluded)
Year 2024-2025

Class sizes

Class typeClass size
Average size of one-teacher classes23.5
Year 2022-2023

Cohort sizes

Class type
Total
Boys
Girls
Year 7
142
142
0
Year 8
143
143
0
Year 9
126
126
0
Year 10
125
125
0
Year 11
126
126
0
Year 12
124
108
16
Year 13
103
91
12
Year 2022-2023

Participation in Education, Training, Employment

Destinations after GCSEs
School
LA
England
Staying in education
98.0%
87.7%
86.5%
Further education
6.0%
25.6%
34.7%
School sixth form
93.0%
60.6%
37.9%
Sixth form college
0.0%
0.4%
13.1%
Other education destinations
0.0%
1.1%
0.9%
Entering employment
1.0%
4.0%
3.9%
Entering apprenticeships
0.0%
2.7%
3.4%
Not in education or employment
0.0%
4.8%
5.2%
Destination unknown
1.0%
0.8%
1.0%
School: Year 2022-2023 Local authority: Year 2021-2022 England: Year 2021-2022

Progression to Higher Education or Training

Destinations after A‑levels
School
LA
England
Degrees
69.0%
61.7%
64.0%
Top third higher education institutions
15.0%
19.5%
19.7%
Russell Group
9.0%
16.6%
17.7%
Oxford or Cambridge
1.0%
1.3%
1.0%
Other study at level 4 or 5
1.0%
2.0%
2.6%
Higher apprenticeships
4.0%
1.4%
1.7%
School: Year 2022-2023 Local authority: Year 2019-2020 England: Year 2019-2020
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