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Exam Results

2017 EXAM PERFORMANCE SUMMARY

KS4

THE MAIN TWO INDICATORS:

  • Our school’s Progress 8 score for 2017 is+0.12, which ranks us sixth in Shropshire. 

This positive score placed us sixth in Shropshire.  In 2017 our Progress 8 score was +0.17 which placed us second in Shropshire. 

  • Our school’s Attainment 8 score 48.3. 

This score is higher than for 2016 and is higher than national average which is 44.6. 

 OTHER INDICATORS

  • The percentage of pupils who’ve achieved grade C or above in English and maths at the end of KS4 in 2017 was as follows:

Grade 4 + in En and Maths

66%

Grade 5 + in En and Maths

39%

  • percentage of pupils entering for the English Baccalaureate 27.4%
  • percentage of pupils who’ve achieved the English Baccalaureate 12%

DESTINATIONS DATA

Based on 2015 data, the school achieved 95% of students with sustained places in recognised placements compared to 94% nationally.

 SIXTH FORM (KS5)

  • The progress our pupils made in 2017 was strong - especially for Applied courses.   
  • Our Sixth Form Progress scores are ranked very favourably locally.
  • Progress scores for A Level rank us second for state schools in Shropshire.
  • Progress scores for vocational courses rank us FIRST in Shropshire.
  • Our AS scores (for year 12 students) in 2017 were also very positive.

A level Value Added

+0.02

Academic Value Added

+0.03

Applied Value Added

+0.71

Technical Value Added

N/A

  • the average grade our students achieved at KS5 was also strong:

A level

C

Academic

C

Applied

Distinction star

Technical

N/A

  • A few students completed level two qualifications.  These students did well compared to national scores with progress in English of +1.00 and in maths of +0.40
  • Retention for our students is also strong.  Published data from the DFE shows our retention is 91% (compared to 88% locally and 89% nationally).
  • DFE Destinations data shows a significant and positive difference between the national picture and our students.  81% of our students went onto sustained further education from our sixth form.  64% went on to Higher education. 
FURTHER DETAILS CAN BE FOUND AT THE DFE PERFORMANCE TABLES.  THIS IS THE LINK