Performance Data

GCSE Results 2018

Congratulations to the class of 2018 who achieved beyond target and beyond their perceived potential as shown by national benchmarking.

Notable successes include:

The new grade 4 is roughly the same as the ‘old’ grade C; a grade 7 is the same as the ‘old’ A grade. Grade 9 is above the ‘old’ A*.

Progress and Attainment 8 data published by the Department for Education shows the following:

Progress 8 ALL students: 0.40
Attainment 8 ALL students: 47.8
Progress 8 Disadvantaged students: -0.02
Attainment 8 Disadvantaged: 37
% entered for Ebacc 41%; 35% achieving a standard pass; 27% achieving a strong pass.

Please click here for a parent / carer guide to Progress 8.

Our Progress Outcomes also show that in Suffolk we are:

OFSTED Report June 2017

OFSTED visited Ixworth Free School on 20 and 21 June 2017 for the first time. We are already addressing the issues that the inspection report indicates ‘requires improvement’; and are pleased that our successes, including the ‘rich’ and ‘stimulating environment in which to learn’ are highlighted in the report.

You can download the letter to parents here and the inspection report here.


The Headteacher will keep parents up-to-date with the school’s progress as against the Ofsted Improvement Plan through the half-termly Open Parents’ Forum meetings and the newsletter. A summary of the Post Ofsted Improvement Plan can be found here.