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Performance

  • 58% of students achieved English and maths GCSEs at grades 9-4 (broadly similar to the old A*- C passes)
  • 33% of students achieved English and maths GCSEs at grades 9-5 (broadly similar to the old A*- B passes)
  • 64% of students achieved English language/literature GCSE at grades 9-4
  • 43% of students achieved English language/literature GCSE at grades 9-5
  • 69% of students achieved maths GCSE at grades 9-4
  • 47% of students achieved maths GCSE at grades 9-5
  • 57% of students achieved at least one science GCSE at A*- C
  • 48% of students achieved at least two science GCSEs at A*- C
  • 23% of students were entered for the EBACC qualification
  • 6% of students achieved the EBACC qualification
  • Our Attainment 8 score is currently = 42.60. You can read more about these measures here and learn how they are calculated. 
  • Our Progress 8 score is -0.51

New GCSEs

GCSE qualifications in England were revised by the government in 2017 to make them more demanding. This was to ensure that students leave school with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in 21st century Britain, and to match those of their peers in high-performing education systems elsewhere in the world.

Find out more about the changes here.