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Congratulations to all of our students from the 2018-19 cohort that worked really hard to achieve great success. Their results are at the bottom of this page. The information outlined below is from 2017-18 and has been validated by the DfE. Performance measures for 2018-19 are currently unvalidated and being checked by DfE now prior to early release to support decisions about school choices by parents of current Year 6 students. Attached at the bottom of this page are an overview of attainment by subject for 2018-19.

 

GCSE (KS4) Summary

Progress 8 -0.16
Attainment 8

46.5

[National: 44.5]

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

47%

[National: 40%]

Entering the English Baccalaureate

33%

[National: 35%]

Achieving a strong pass in the English Baccalaureate (grade 5 or above in English/maths & grade C unreformed subjects)  

23%

[National: 15%]

Destinations (% of students remaining in education, training or entering employment - based on students completing Year 11 in 2018)

96%

[National: 94%]

 

A Level (KS5) Summary

PROGRESS

ALPS measure of progress

2 ['Outstanding']

A Level value added score

103 students

+0.21

Significantly above average

Academic value added score

103 students

+0.25

Significantly above average

Applied general qualifications

2 students

No data as sample size too small

 

ATTAINMENT
Average grade A-Level qualifications B-
Average grade Academic qualifications B-
Average grade Applied general qualifications No data as sample size too small
Average point score per A level entry 35.52
Number of students included in AAB measure 83
Students who achieve three GCE A levels at grades AAB or higher, with two in facilitating subjects 15.7%
Number of students included in best three A levels measure 83
Average points per entry in best three A levels expressed as a grade C+
Average point score per entry in best three A levels 34.98
Achieving advanced level qualification in mathematics

30.4%

 

ENGLISH AND MATHS PROGRESS
Number of students included in English progress measure (without at least an English GCSE grade C by end of key stage 4) 4
Average progress made in English No data as sample size too small
Number of students included in maths progress measure (without at least a maths grade C by end of key stage 4) 9
Average progress made in maths +0.0

 

RETENTION
A-Level qualifications 84.5%
Academic qualifications 84.5%
Applied general qualifications Data published March 2018
 

DESTINATIONS
Students staying in education or employment for at least 2 terms after 16 to 18 (Level 3) study. (The data published in January 2019 is for students who finished level 3 (A-Levels or other level 3 qualifications) 16 to 18 study in 2016).

Staying in education or employment

99%

[National: 89%]

UK higher education

63%

[National: 50%]

Top third of higher education institutions

24%

[National: 17%]

Of which were Russell Group

14%

[National: 12%]

Entering employment

24%

[National: 22%]

UCAS deferred entries to higher education

6%

[National: 4%]

 

 

Details of our results