Our schools achieve great results:

  • Over 70% of Ark students gained places at university in the last two years, compared with the national average of 48%.
  • 20% of our year 13 students eligible for Free School Meals (a measure of disadvantage) gained a place at a Russell Group university this year, compared with a national average of 5%.
  • Students who are behind academically at the start of seconday school are twices as likely to achieve five good GCSEs if they attend an Ark school.
  • Ark's King Solomon Academy is one of the top six schools in the country for the progress that students make. Ark St Alban's Academy is also among the top 20 schools for this measure. 
  • 93% of Ark primary school pupils pass the phonics check, compared with 81% nationally.
  • 82% of Ark early years pupils achieved a 'Good Level of Development' in 2016, compared to a national average of 69%.