As a school we are obliged to show performance data for all who attend Poplar Education.

As a Pupil Referral Unit who provide education on a short-term basis during admission, we are an accredited exam centre and young people are able to sit exams whilst at Poplar. However, this only happens occassionally and would not reflect a young person's progression accurately.

Please see the information below which shows 3 separate areas, a baseline assessment, Year 10 CPA's and Year 11 CPA's.  These figures outline the level the pupils entered Education and subsequent testing shows any progress.  

Baseline Assessments:

Numeracy - A numeracy test is taken called WRAT.  This test covers basic numeracy.

Reading - The reading test shows an understanding of comprehension.  This test also provides a reading age and ability score.

Writing - The writing test taken shows the young person's understanding of spelling, punctation and grammar.

Verbal - A vocabulary test which highlights an understanding of pictures and the associated words.

Non-Verbal - RAVENS tests problem solving skills through a series of patterns and puzzles.

Science - a written assessment covering a range of topics applicable to Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 students.

It is an extremely difficult time for any young person taking their GCSEs, whether they are in a mainstream school or an alternative setting.  For any pupil to sit just one exam is a huge achievement and more so for those who are receiving treatment for mental health difficulties. 



Maths (G9) History (G8) Spanish (G9) English Language (G6) English Literature (G9) Latin (GX) Economics (G8) Computer Science (GX)


R.E (G4) Combined Science (G4/3) English Literature (G7) Maths (GU) History (GX)


English Language (G1) Maths (G2)


Physics = Grade 4

Grade %

Grade U -  6.25%     Grade X - 18.75%     Grade 1 - 6.25%     Grade 2 - 6.25%     Grade 3 - 0%     Grade 4 - 18.75%     Grade 5 - 0%     Grade 6 - 6.25%     Grade 7 - 6.25%     Grade 8 -12.50%     Grade 9 - 18.75%

English - Grade 5 or above - 18.75%

Maths - Grade 5 or above - 6.25%

Discharge Routes taken between 1st September to 31st October 2020

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