Beaufort Co-operative Academy

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Beaufort Co-operative Academy
Beaufort Co-operative Academy.jpg
Address
Holmleigh Road

, ,
GL4 0RT

England
Coordinates51°49′44″N 2°15′46″W / 51.82875°N 2.26280°W / 51.82875; -2.26280Coordinates: 51°49′44″N 2°15′46″W / 51.82875°N 2.26280°W / 51.82875; -2.26280
Information
TypeAcademy
Established2013
TrustOUR Co-operative Academies Trust
Department for Education URN140011 Tables
OfstedReports
PrincipalDavid Bishop
GenderMixed
Age11 to 18
Enrolment2,093
Capacity2,500
HousesNorthgate, Eastgate, Southgate, Westgate
Colour(s)Blue (Northgate), Red (Eastgate), Green (Southgate), Yellow (Westgate), Purple (Sixth Form)
Website

Beaufort Co-operative Academy is a co-educational secondary school and sixth form with academy status in Tuffley, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. The number of pupils currently attending is approximately 2,000. Principal David Bishop took over from Headteacher Malcolm Bride in 2012.

History[edit]

The school opened in 1971 as Beaufort School.[1] It was later renamed Beaufort Community School.[2] In September 2010, The Academy opened its new Sixth Form Centre and also became a member of The South Gloucester Learning Trust with four other local schools. In October 2013, the school converted to academy status, as part of the OUR Co-operative Academies Trust.[3]

Uniform[edit]

Uniform, pre-academy status:

Keystage Jumper Shirt Tie
KS3 Grey Jumper with Beaufort Community School Logo White Navy Blue, with stripe of house colour and Beaufort Community School Logo
KS4 Grey Jumper with Beaufort Community School Logo White Navy Blue, with stripe of house colour and Beaufort Community School Logo
KS5 Black Jumper with Beaufort Community School Logo White Purple and Black, with stripe of house colour and Beaufort Community School Logo

Uniform[edit]

Uniform, academy status:

Keystage Blazer/Jumper Shirt Tie
KS3 Grey blazer with Beaufort Cooperative Academy Logo Blue Blue, with stripe of house colour and Beaufort Co-operative Academy logo
KS4 Grey blazer with Beaufort Cooperative Academy Logo Blue Blue, with stripe of house colour and Beaufort Co-operative Academy logo
KS5 Black or Purple Black, White, or Purple Two shades of purple and black, Beaufort Co-operative Academy logo on the bottom

Academic and pastoral performance[edit]

In 2003, the school had improving results and had won several awards.[4]

As of 2018, the school's most recent inspection judgement was Requires Improvement.[5]

The school's GCSE results in 2018 were poor, with Progress 8 categorised as well below average and the proportion of children achieving Grade 5 or above in English and maths GCSEs at 22%, compared to 47% for Gloucestershire as a whole and 40% nationally.[6]

In 2018, there were concerns about bullying at the school.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Verey; Alan Brooks (2002). Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean. Yale University Press. pp. 468–. ISBN 978-0-300-09733-7. Retrieved 25 November 2018.
  2. ^ "BEAUFORT SCHOOL later BEAUFORT COMMUNITY SCHOOL, Gloucester". National Archives. Retrieved 25 November 2018.
  3. ^ "About Beaufort". Beaufort Co-operative Academy. Retrieved 22 May 2017.
  4. ^ Whittaker, Martin (5 September 2003). "Marks spark a recovery". Times Education Supplement. Retrieved 25 November 2018.
  5. ^ Freeland, Iain. "Beaufort Co-operative Academy". Ofsted. Retrieved 25 November 2018.
  6. ^ "Beaufort Co-operative Academy". Find and compare schools in England. GOV.UK. Retrieved 25 November 2018.
  7. ^ Falconer, Ben (5 February 2018). "Headteacher hits back at parents' social media criticism over bullying". Gloucestershire Live. Retrieved 25 November 2018.

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