Since September 2012 schools have been required by the Department for Education to publish the following key information online:

  • Curriculum provision, content and approach, by academic year and by subject
  • Admission arrangements
  • The school's policy in relation to behaviour, charging, and SEN and disability provision
  • Links to Ofsted reports and to the Department’s achievement and attainment performance data; and details of the school’s latest Key Stage 4 attainment and progress measures.

The links to the information are below:

Curriculum Choice Guide for Year 9
The SPACE prospectus (post 16)
Promoting Positive Behaviour
Equalities Duty Policy
Complaints Policy
SEN Policy
Charging and Remissions Policy - Section 13, Page 32 of our Finance Policy
OfSTED Report from 2006 (PDF)
OfSTED Report from 2009 (PDF)
OfSTED Report from 2015 (PDF)

Information about our governors and our governance structure can be found here:

KS4 Exam Data

Exam Result 2017 2018 2019
Progress 8 score 0.13 -0.36 -0.14
Attainment 8 score 49 44.4 46.1
% of students achieving a strong pass in English 60% 56% 65%
% of students achieving a strong pass in Maths 61% 52% 59%
% of students who continue in education or training, or move on to employment at the end of 16-19 study 94% 95% 97%
Percentage of students achieving the English Bacc 13% 23% 10%

KS5 Exam Data

  Number of students School/college Local authority state-funded schools/colleges England all schools/colleges
English average progress        
% entering an approved English qualification 100      
Maths average progress        
% entering an approved maths qualification 100      
Progress Score
Well above average 2.09
  Average result Points
School/college A+ 52.00
Somerset state-funded schools/colleges C+ 32.50
England all schools schools/colleges C+ 34.33
Courses studied
Course Title Retention
BTEC National Award Level 3 Extended Diploma Performing Arts 97%
UAL Awarding Body Level 3 Extended Diploma Performing and Production Arts 97%
Extended Project Qualification 100%

65% of SPACE students chose to study the Extended Project Qualification.

100% of KS5 students progressed to further education or employment last year.

School Improvement Plan 2021 - 2022

Heathfield is an outstanding school, however, we never rest on our laurels and are always looking to improve for our students, staff and wider community. Our focus for the next year is how do we go from outstanding to exceptional?

The following information shows our key priorities for 2018-2019. Many of these priorities are being driven by staff working parties working collaboratively with students to drive standards, the curriculum and students experience forward.

School Improvement Plan 2021 - 2022

Catch Up Premium Statement

Pupil Premium

The Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) provides funding for two governmental policies:

  • Raising the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and closing the gap with their peers; and
  • Supporting children and young people with parents in the regular armed forces

Further OFSTED links

Alternatively, visit the Official OFSTED Website - type 'Heathfield Taunton' into the search box.

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