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Congratulations to all of our students from the 2018-19 cohort that worked really hard to achieve great success. The information outlined below is from 2018-19 and has been validated by the DfE.  Attached at the bottom of this page are an overview of attainment by subject for 2018-19.

 

GCSE (KS4) Summary

Progress 8

-0.02

[In line with national average]

Attainment 8

49.56

[National: 46.69]

Achieving a strong pass (grade 5 or above) in English & Maths

47%

[National: 43%]

Entering the English Baccalaureate

27%

[National: 40%]

EBacc Average Point Score 

4.33

[National: 4.07]

Destinations (% of students remaining in education, training or entering employment - based on students completing Year 11 in 2019)

97%

[National: 94%]

 

A Level (KS5) Summary

PROGRESS

ALPS measure of progress over 3 years

2 ['Outstanding']

A Level value added score

98 students

+0.28

Above average

Academic value added score

98 students

+0.28

Above average

Applied general qualifications

0 students

-

 

ATTAINMENT
Average grade A-Level qualifications

B-

[National: C+]

Average grade Academic qualifications

B-

[National: C+]

Average grade Applied general qualifications -
Average point score per A level entry

36.33

[National: 34.01]

Number of students included in AAB measure 93
Students who achieve three GCE A levels at grades AAB or higher, with two in facilitating subjects

20.4%

[National: 16.5%]

Number of students included in best three A levels measure 93
Average points per entry in best three A levels expressed as a grade

B-

[National: C+]

Average point score per entry in best three A levels

35.05

[National: 33.96]

 

ENGLISH AND MATHS PROGRESS
Number of students included in English progress measure (without at least an English GCSE grade 4 by end of key stage 4) 7
Average progress made in English

0.29

[National: 0.13]

Number of students included in maths progress measure (without at least a maths grade C by end of key stage 4) 6
Average progress made in maths

-0.33

[National: 0.08]

 

DESTINATIONS
Students staying in education or employment for at least 2 terms after 16 to 18 (Level 3) study. (The data published in January 2020 is for students who finished level 3 (A-Levels or other level 3 qualifications) 16 to 18 study in 2017).

Progressing to education or employment

88%

[National: 81%]

Staying in education

53%

[National: 47%]

Entering apprenticeships

11%

[National: 10%]

Entering employment

24%

[National: 25%]

Not in education or employment for 2 terms after study, e.g. taking gap year

7%

[National: 13%]

 

 

Details of our results