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This is final data for 2017/2018

About these results Click to expand

This page shows final opens a popup results data for pupils who completed key stage 2 opens a popup in the summer of 2018. These figures were published in February 2019.

Pupils meeting expected standard in reading, writing and maths Open help text for % of pupils meeting expected standard opens a popup

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School Local authority average England average
Pupils meeting expected standard in reading, writing and maths 55% 67% 64%

Pupils achieving at a higher standard in reading, writing and maths Open help text for % of pupils achieving at a higher standard opens a popup

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School Local authority average England average
Pupils achieving at a higher standard in reading, writing and maths 12% 11% 10%

Average score in reading Open help text for Average score in reading opens a popup

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School Local authority average England average
Average score in reading 103 105 105

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School Local authority average England average
Average score in maths 104 104 104

Results over time

Progress in reading Click to expand

Progress scores are not directly comparable between years because of changes in the distribution of scores. This means we have to adjust the thresholds for the progress bandings each year. However, a change in a school's progress banding is indicative of a change in its performance. For example, a school that had a progress banding of 'average' in 2016 and 'above average' in 2017 is likely to have improved the progress made with its pupils. This measure was first recorded in 2016.

2016
School progress score Open help text for Progress score and description opens a popup 0.8
Confidence interval Open help text for Confidence intervals opens a popup (-0.8 to 2.4) Open help text for Reading progress score for Folkestone Academy (2016))More score details
Progress description Average
Local authority state-funded schools 0.6
England state-funded schools 0.0
2017
School progress score Open help text for Progress score and description opens a popup 1.6
Confidence interval Open help text for Confidence intervals opens a popup (0 to 3.2) Open help text for Reading progress score for Folkestone Academy (2017))More score details
Progress description Average
Local authority state-funded schools 0.3
England state-funded schools 0.0
2018
School progress score Open help text for Progress score and description opens a popup -2
Confidence interval Open help text for Confidence intervals opens a popup (-3.5 to -0.5) Open help text for Reading progress score for Folkestone Academy (2018))More score details
Progress description Below average
Local authority state-funded schools 0
England state-funded schools 0.0

Progress in writing Click to expand

Progress scores are not directly comparable between years because of changes in the distribution of scores. This means we have to adjust the thresholds for the progress bandings each year. However, a change in a school's progress banding is indicative of a change in its performance. For example, a school that had a progress banding of 'average' in 2016 and 'above average' in 2017 is likely to have improved the progress made with its pupils. This measure was first recorded in 2016.

2016
School progress score Open help text for Progress score and description opens a popup -0.7
Confidence interval Open help text for Confidence intervals opens a popup (-2.3 to 0.9) Open help text for Writing progress score for Folkestone Academy (2016))More score details
Progress description Average
Local authority state-funded schools 0.6
England state-funded schools 0.0
2017
School progress score Open help text for Progress score and description opens a popup -0.6
Confidence interval Open help text for Confidence intervals opens a popup (-2.1 to 0.9) Open help text for Writing progress score for Folkestone Academy (2017))More score details
Progress description Average
Local authority state-funded schools 0.3
England state-funded schools 0.0
2018
School progress score Open help text for Progress score and description opens a popup -1.2
Confidence interval Open help text for Confidence intervals opens a popup (-2.7 to 0.3) Open help text for Writing progress score for Folkestone Academy (2018))More score details
Progress description Average
Local authority state-funded schools 0.4
England state-funded schools 0.0

Progress in maths Click to expand

Progress scores are not directly comparable between years because of changes in the distribution of scores. This means we have to adjust the thresholds for the progress bandings each year. However, a change in a school's progress banding is indicative of a change in its performance. For example, a school that had a progress banding of 'average' in 2016 and 'above average' in 2017 is likely to have improved the progress made with its pupils. This measure was first recorded in 2016.

2016
School progress score Open help text for Progress score and description opens a popup -0.6
Confidence interval Open help text for Confidence intervals opens a popup (-2 to 0.8) Open help text for Maths progress score for Folkestone Academy (2016))More score details
Progress description Average
Local authority state-funded schools 0.2
England state-funded schools 0.0
2017
School progress score Open help text for Progress score and description opens a popup 0
Confidence interval Open help text for Confidence intervals opens a popup (-1.4 to 1.4) Open help text for Maths progress score for Folkestone Academy (2017))More score details
Progress description Average
Local authority state-funded schools -0.2
England state-funded schools 0.0
2018
School progress score Open help text for Progress score and description opens a popup -0.7
Confidence interval Open help text for Confidence intervals opens a popup (-2.1 to 0.7) Open help text for Maths progress score for Folkestone Academy (2018))More score details
Progress description Average
Local authority state-funded schools -0.3
England state-funded schools 0.0

Pupils meeting expected standard in reading, writing and maths Click to expand

This measure was first recorded in 2016

Results over 3 years Open help text for % of pupils meeting expected standard opens a popup

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Average % of pupils meeting the expected standard in 2016-2018
2016
School 44%
Local authority state-funded schools 59%
England state-funded schools 53%
2017
School 78%
Local authority state-funded schools 65%
England state-funded schools 61%
2018
School 55%
Local authority state-funded schools 67%
England state-funded schools 64%
2016 2017 2018
School 44% 78% 55%
Local authority state-funded schools 59% 65% 67%
England state-funded schools 53% 61% 64%

Three year average Open help text for Three year average opens a popup

Percentage of pupils meeting the expected standard in 2016-2018
School Local authority state-funded schools England state-funded schools
Average % of pupils meeting the expected standard in 2016-2018 59% 63% 60%

Pupils achieving at a higher standard in reading, writing and maths Click to expand

This measure was first recorded in 2016

Results over 3 years Open help text for % of pupils achieving at a higher standard opens a popup

  • School
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Average % of pupils achieving at a higher standard in 2016-2018
2016
School 5%
Local authority state-funded schools 6%
England state-funded schools 5%
2017
School 12%
Local authority state-funded schools 9%
England state-funded schools 9%
2018
School 12%
Local authority state-funded schools 11%
England state-funded schools 10%
2016 2017 2018
School 5% 12% 12%
Local authority state-funded schools 6% 9% 11%
England state-funded schools 5% 9% 10%

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Percentage of pupils achieving at a higher standard in 2016-2018
School Local authority state-funded schools England state-funded schools
Average % of pupils achieving at a higher standard in 2016-2018 10% 9% 8%

Average score in reading Click to expand

This measure was first recorded in 2016

Results over 3 years Open help text for Average score in reading opens a popup

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  • Local authority state-funded schools
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Average score in reading for 2016-2018
2016
School 102
Local authority state-funded schools 103
England state-funded schools 103
2017
School 107
Local authority state-funded schools 105
England state-funded schools 104
2018
School 103
Local authority state-funded schools 105
England state-funded schools 105
2016 2017 2018
School 102 107 103
Local authority state-funded schools 103 105 105
England state-funded schools 103 104 105

Three year average Open help text for Three year average opens a popup

Average score in reading for 2016-2018
School Local authority state-funded schools England state-funded schools
Average score in reading for 2016-2018 104 105 104

Average score in maths Click to expand

This measure was first recorded in 2016

Results over 3 years Open help text for Average score in maths opens a popup

  • School
  • Local authority state-funded schools
  • England state-funded schools
Average score in maths for 2016-2018
2016
School 101
Local authority state-funded schools 103
England state-funded schools 103
2017
School 106
Local authority state-funded schools 104
England state-funded schools 104
2018
School 104
Local authority state-funded schools 104
England state-funded schools 104
2016 2017 2018
School 101 106 104
Local authority state-funded schools 103 104 104
England state-funded schools 103 104 104

Three year average Open help text for Three year average opens a popup

Average score in maths for 2016-2018
School Local authority state-funded schools England state-funded schools
Average score in maths for 2016-2018 103 104 104

Results by pupil characteristics

Disadvantaged pupils Click to expand

Evidence shows that, overall, performance of disadvantaged pupils is lower than that of other pupils. This data indicates how well a school does at tackling this difference. Disadvantaged pupils are those who were eligible for free school meals at any time during the last 6 years and children looked after (in the care of the local authority for a day or more or who have been adopted from care).

School disadvantaged pupils Local authority other (non-disadvantaged) pupils England state-funded schools other (non-disadvantaged) pupils
Progress in reading (score, description and confidence intervals) -3.2
(-5.8 to -0.6)
0.4
(0.3 to 0.5)
0.3
(0 to 0)
Progress in writing (score, description and confidence intervals) -1.5
(-4 to 1)
0.7
(0.6 to 0.8)
0.2
(0 to 0)
Progress in maths (score, description and confidence intervals) -1.5
(-3.8 to 0.8)
0
(-0.1 to 0.1)
0.3
(0 to 0)
Percentage of pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and maths 48% 73% 70%
Percentage of pupils achieving a high standard in reading, writing and maths 5% 14% 12%
Average score in reading 101 107 106
Average score in maths 102 105 105

Prior attainment Click to expand

Prior attainment is the attainment level of a pupil at the end of the previous key stage - key stage 1 opens a popup . These figures indicate how well a school helps all of its pupils to meet their potential. Low prior attainers achieved an average point score of below 12. Middle prior attainers achieved an average point score of 12 or higher and below 18. High prior attainers achieved an average point score of 18 or higher. Pupils without key stage 1 results are not included in these figures. Read more about average point scores.

All pupils Low prior attainers Middle prior attainers High prior attainers
Pupils eligible for key stage 2 assessment 60 1 37 22
Progress in reading (score, description and confidence intervals) -2
(-3.5 to -0.5)
SUPP opens a popup -4
(-5.9 to -2.1)
1.3
(-1.2 to 3.8)
Progress in writing (score, description and confidence intervals) -1.2
(-2.7 to 0.3)
SUPP opens a popup -1.2
(-3 to 0.6)
-0.8
(-3.2 to 1.6)
Progress in maths (score, description and confidence intervals) -0.7
(-2.1 to 0.7)
SUPP opens a popup -1.6
(-3.4 to 0.2)
0.7
(-1.6 to 3)
Percentage of pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and maths 55% SUPP opens a popup 30% 100%
Percentage of pupils achieving at a higher standard in reading, writing and maths 12% SUPP opens a popup 0% 32%
Average score in reading 103 SUPP opens a popup 98 112
Average score in maths 104 SUPP opens a popup 100 110

English as an additional language (EAL) Click to expand

Pupils whose first language is not English.

All pupils EAL pupils
Progress in reading (score, description and confidence intervals) -2
(-3.5 to -0.5)
SUPP opens a popup
Progress in writing (score, description and confidence intervals) -1.2
(-2.7 to 0.3)
SUPP opens a popup
Progress in maths (score, description and confidence intervals) -0.7
(-2.1 to 0.7)
SUPP opens a popup
Percentage of pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and maths 55% SUPP opens a popup
Percentage of pupils achieving at a higher standard in reading, writing and maths 12% SUPP opens a popup
Average score in reading 103 SUPP opens a popup
Average score in maths 104 SUPP opens a popup

Girls and boys Click to expand

All pupils Girls Boys
Progress in reading (score, description and confidence intervals) -2
(-3.5 to -0.5)
-1.9
(-4 to 0.2)
-2.2
(-4.4 to 0)
Progress in writing (score, description and confidence intervals) -1.2
(-2.7 to 0.3)
0.2
(-1.8 to 2.2)
-2.8
(-4.9 to -0.7)
Progress in maths (score, description and confidence intervals) -0.7
(-2.1 to 0.7)
-1.2
(-3.1 to 0.7)
-0.2
(-2.2 to 1.8)
Percentage of pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and maths 55% 58% 52%
Percentage of pupils achieving at a higher standard in reading, writing and maths 12% 13% 10%

Non-mobile pupils Click to expand

Non-mobile pupils are pupils who were at the school throughout both year 5 and year 6.

All pupils Non-mobile pupils
Progress in reading (score, description and confidence intervals) -2
(-3.5 to -0.5)
-2
(-3.5 to -0.5)
Progress in writing (score, description and confidence intervals) -1.2
(-2.7 to 0.3)
-1.2
(-2.7 to 0.3)
Progress in maths (score, description and confidence intervals) -0.7
(-2.1 to 0.7)
-0.7
(-2.1 to 0.7)
Percentage of pupils meeting the expected standard in reading, writing and maths 55% 55%
Percentage of pupils achieving at a higher standard in reading, writing and maths 12% 12%
Average score in reading 103 103
Average score in maths 104 104

About this data

Abbreviations Click to expand

  • LOWCOV = Low coverage: shown for the ‘value added’ measure and coverage indicator where schools have less than 50% of pupils included in calculation of the measure
  • NA = Not applicable: figures are either not available for the year in question, or the data field is not applicable to the school or college
  • NE = No entries: the school or college did not enter any pupils or students for the qualifications covered by the measure
  • NEW = New school or college
  • NP = Not published: for example, we do not publish Progress 8 data for independent schools and independent special schools, or breakdowns by disadvantaged and other pupils for independent schools, independent special schools and non-maintained special schools
  • SP = Small percentage: the number is between 0% and 0.5%
  • SUPP = Suppressed: In certain circumstances we will suppress an establishment's data. This is usually when there are 5 or fewer pupils or students covered by the measure (10 in the case of destination measures). We avoid making these figures public to protect individual privacy. We may also suppress data on a case-by-case basis.

This is revised data for 2017/2018

About these results Click to expand

This page shows revised opens a popup results for pupils who completed key stage 4 opens a popup in the summer of 2018, except where stated otherwise. We published the provisional results in October 2018 and the revised results in January 2019.

Entering EBacc Open help text for Entering EBacc opens a popup

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School Kent (local authority) England all state schools
Entering EBacc 27% 40.70% 38.40%

Staying in education or entering employment Open help text for Staying in education or entering employment for at least 2 terms after key stage 4 opens a popup

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School Kent (local authority) England all state schools
Staying in education or entering employment 91% 94% 94%

Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs Open help text for Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs opens a popup

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School Kent (local authority) England all state schools
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 13% 44.20% 43.30%

Attainment 8 score Open help text for Attainment 8 score opens a popup

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School Kent (local authority) England all state schools
Attainment 8 score 31.3 47.1 46.5

EBacc average point score Open help text for EBacc average point score opens a popup

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School Kent (local authority) England all state schools
EBacc average point score 2.26 4.11 4.04

Results over time

You can also download historical performance data back to 1991.

Progress 8 Click to expand

This score shows how much progress pupils at this school made between the end of key stage 2 and the end of key stage 4, compared to pupils across England who got similar results at the end of key stage 2. This is based on results in up to 8 qualifications, which include English, maths, 3 English Baccalaureate qualifications opens in a new window including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications opens in a new window . Read more about Progress 8 scores: Open help text for Progress scores opens a popup

2016
School progress score -0.44
Confidence interval Open help text for Confidence interval opens a popup (-0.58 to -0.31) Open help text for Progress 8 score for Folkestone Academy (2016))More score details
Progress description Below average
Local authority state-funded schools -0.04
England state-funded schools -0.03
2017
School progress score -0.22
Confidence interval Open help text for Confidence interval opens a popup (-0.39 to -0.06) Open help text for Progress 8 score for Folkestone Academy (2017))More score details
Progress description Below average
Local authority state-funded schools -0.11
England state-funded schools -0.03
2018
School progress score -0.76
Confidence interval Open help text for Confidence interval opens a popup (-0.91 to -0.61) Open help text for Progress 8 score for Folkestone Academy (2018))More score details
Progress description Well below average
Local authority state-funded schools -0.08
England state-funded schools -0.02
2016 2017 2018
School progress score -0.44 -0.22 -0.76
Confidence interval Open help text for Confidence interval opens a popup (-0.58 to -0.31)
Open help text for Progress 8 score for Folkestone Academy (2016))More score details
(-0.39 to -0.06)
Open help text for Progress 8 score for Folkestone Academy (2017))More score details
(-0.91 to -0.61)
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Progress description Below average Below average Well below average
Local authority state-funded schools -0.04 -0.11 -0.08
England state-funded schools -0.03 -0.03 -0.02

Progress 8 disadvantaged pupils Click to expand

Disadvantaged pupils are those who were eligible for free school meals at any time during the last 6 years and children looked after (in the care of the local authority for a day or more or who have been adopted from care).

2016
School disadvantaged pupils progress score -0.57
Confidence interval Open help text for Confidence interval opens a popup (-0.78 to -0.37)
Local authority state-funded schools other (non-disadvantaged) pupils 0.11
England state-funded schools other (non-disadvantaged) pupils 0.1
2017
School disadvantaged pupils progress score -0.54
Confidence interval Open help text for Confidence interval opens a popup (-0.8 to -0.28)
Local authority state-funded schools other (non-disadvantaged) pupils 0.06
England state-funded schools other (non-disadvantaged) pupils 0.11
2018
School disadvantaged pupils progress score -1.11
Confidence interval Open help text for Confidence interval opens a popup (-1.35 to -0.87)
Local authority state-funded schools other (non-disadvantaged) pupils 0.09
England state-funded schools other (non-disadvantaged) pupils 0.13
2016 2017 2018
School disadvantaged pupils progress score -0.57 -0.54 -1.11
Confidence interval Open help text for Confidence interval opens a popup (-0.78 to -0.37)
(-0.8 to -0.28)
(-1.35 to -0.87)
Local authority state-funded schools other (non-disadvantaged) pupils 0.11 0.06 0.09
England state-funded schools other (non-disadvantaged) pupils 0.1 0.11 0.13

Percentage entering the English Baccalaureate Click to expand

A pupil is considered to have entered for the English Baccalaureate if they entered for qualifications in English, maths, sciences, a language and either history or geography. The English Baccalaureate (EBacc) opens in a new window is not a test or qualification; it is a measure used to provide information about a particular range of qualifications. University technical colleges, studio schools and some further education colleges with key stage 4 provision provide a specialist technical and professional education. It is not appropriate to expect the same rates of EBacc entry from these types of schools and colleges. They should decide on a case-by-case basis whether their specialist curriculum is compatible with the full EBacc.

2016 2017 2018
School 8% 31% 27%
Local authority state-funded schools 43% 42% 40.70%
England state-funded schools 40% 38% 38.40%

Percentage in education or employment for at least 2 terms after completing key stage 4 Click to expand

This shows the number of pupils who either stayed in education or went into employment after finishing key stage 4 (after year 11, usually aged 16). This is for pupils who finished year 11 two years before the year of publication. For example, the 2018 table shows pupils who finished year 11 in 2016, which is the most recent data currently available. This figure covers any sustained education or employment destination.

  • School
  • Local authority state-funded schools
  • England state-funded schools
Percentage in education or employment for at least 2 terms after completing key stage 4
2016 2017 2018
School 86% 89% 91%
Local authority state-funded schools 94% 94% 94%
England state-funded schools 94% 94% 94%

Percentage achieving grade 5/C or above in English and maths Click to expand

This tells you the percentage of pupils who achieved grade 5 or above in the 2017 reformed English and maths GCSEs opens in a new window or grade C or above in the 2016 English and maths GCSEs. Reformed GCSEs are graded 1 (low) to 9 (high). Grade 5 in the new grading is a similar level of achievement to a high grade C or a low grade B in the old grading.

2016 2017 2018
School 37% 14% 13%
Local authority state-funded schools 64% 42% 44.20%
England state-funded schools 63% 43% 43.30%

Percentage achieving grade 4/C or above in English and maths Click to expand

This tells you the percentage of pupils who achieved grade 4 or above in the 2017 reformed English and maths GCSEs opens in a new window or grade C or above in the 2016 English and maths GCSEs. Reformed GCSEs are graded 1 (low) to 9 (high). Grade 4 in the new grading is a similar level of achievement to a low grade C in the old grading.

2016 2017 2018
School 37% 40% 28%
Local authority state-funded schools 64% 62% 63.80%
England state-funded schools 63% 64% 64.20%

Attainment 8 Click to expand

Schools get a score based on how well pupils have performed in up to 8 qualifications, which include English, maths, 3 English Baccalaureate qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications.

  • School
  • Local authority state-funded schools
  • England state-funded schools
Attainment 8
2016 2017 2018
School 39.6 36.4 31.3
Local authority state-funded schools 50.4 46.4 47.1
England state-funded schools 49.9 46.3 46.5

Attainment 8 disadvantaged pupils Click to expand

Disadvantaged pupils are those who were eligible for free school meals at any time during the last 6 years and children looked after (in the care of the local authority for a day or more or who have been adopted from care).

  • School disadvantaged pupils
  • Local authority state-funded schools other (non-disadvantaged) pupils
  • England state-funded schools other (non-disadvantaged) pupils
Attainment 8 disadvantaged pupils
2016 2017 2018
School disadvantaged pupils 37.6 30.3 24.7
Local authority state-funded schools other (non-disadvantaged) pupils 54.2 50.3 51
England state-funded schools other (non-disadvantaged) pupils 53.3 49.8 50.1

Results by pupil characteristics

Disadvantaged pupils Click to expand

Disadvantaged pupils are those who were eligible for free school meals at any time during the last 6 years and children looked after (in the care of the local authority for a day or more or who have been adopted from care).

School disadvantaged pupils Local authority other (non-disadvantaged) pupils England state-funded schools other (non-disadvantaged) pupils
Number of pupils 115 12125 382490
Progress 8 score and confidence interval -1.11
(-1.35 to -0.87)
0.09
(0.07 to 0.11)
0.13
Attainment 8 score 24.7 51 50.1
English & maths at grade 5 or above 10% 51.20% 50.10%
English & maths at grade 4 or above 20% 71.40% 71.50%
Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 1% 25.10% 20.20%
Achieving EBacc at grade 4/C or above 3% 33.40% 28.50%
Entering EBacc 20% 46.60% 42.80%
Staying in education or employment for at least 2 terms after key stage 4 (2016 school leavers) 85% 97% 96%
Progress 8 score and confidence interval by subject area: English -1.33
(-1.62 to -1.04)
-0.01
(-0.03 to 0.02)
0.11
Progress 8 score and confidence interval by subject area: Maths -0.95
(-1.2 to -0.69)
0.06
(0.03 to 0.08)
0.12
Progress 8 score and confidence interval by subject area: EBacc slots -1.59
(-1.87 to -1.3)
0.08
(0.05 to 0.1)
0.15
Progress 8 score and confidence interval by subject area: Open slots: Any qualification -0.75
(-1.02 to -0.47)
0.17
(0.15 to 0.2)
0.12
Attainment 8 score by subject area: English 5.4 10.6 10.6
Attainment 8 score by subject area: Maths 4.7 9.9 9.8
Attainment 8 score by subject area: EBacc slots 5.2 14.8 14.6
Attainment 8 score by subject area: Open slots: Any qualification 9.3 15.7 15.2
Attainment 8 score by subject area: Open slots: Academic qualifications only 2.3 12.9 13.2
Attainment 8 score by subject area: Open slots: Vocational qualifications only 7 2.8 2
Exam entries per pupil, all key stage 4 qualifications 6.2 8.7 8.5
Exam entries per pupil, GCSEs 4.7 8.1 8.1

Prior attainment Click to expand

Prior attainment is the attainment level of a pupil at the end of the previous key stage - key stage 2 opens a popup . These figures indicate how well a school supports all of its pupils to meet their potential. Middle prior attainers were pupils who achieved level 4. High prior attainers were pupils who did better than level 4, while low prior attainers were below level 4. Pupils without key stage 2 results have been excluded.

All pupils Low prior attainers Middle prior attainers High prior attainers
Number of pupils 277 62 163 40
Progress 8 score and confidence interval -0.76
(-0.91 to -0.61)
-0.62
(-0.94 to -0.31)
-0.71
(-0.91 to -0.52)
-1.18
(-1.57 to -0.79)
Attainment 8 score 31.3 19.1 32.7 43.5
English & maths at grade 5 or above 13% 2% 10% 38%
English & maths at grade 4 or above 28% 3% 29% 60%
Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 2% 0% 1% 5%
Achieving EBacc at grade 4/C or above 5% 0% 5% 10%
Entering EBacc 27% 10% 31% 40%
Exam entries per pupil, all key stage 4 qualifications 7 6.1 7.2 7.6
Exam entries per pupil, GCSEs 5.1 4.6 5.2 5.5

English as an additional language (EAL) Click to expand

Pupils whose first language is not English.

All pupils EAL pupils
Number of pupils 277 25
Progress 8 (score and confidence interval) -0.76
(-0.91 to -0.61)
0.67
(0.09 to 1.26)
Attainment 8 score 31.3 38.3
English & maths at grade 5 or above 13% 28%
English & maths at grade 4 or above 28% 36%
Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 2% 12%
Achieving EBacc at grade 4/C or above 5% 16%
Entering EBacc 27% 20%

Girls and boys Click to expand

All pupils Girls Boys
Number of pupils 277 127 150
Progress 8 (score and confidence interval) -0.76
(-0.91 to -0.61)
-0.44
(-0.67 to -0.22)
-1.04
(-1.24 to -0.83)
Attainment 8 score 31.3 33.9 29.1
English & maths at grade 5 or above 13% 17% 9%
English & maths at grade 4 or above 28% 31% 25%
Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 2% 4% 0%
Achieving EBacc at grade 4/C or above 5% 9% 1%
Entering EBacc 27% 32% 23%

Non-mobile pupils Click to expand

Non-mobile pupils are pupils who were at the school throughout both year 10 and year 11.

All pupils Non-mobile pupils
Number of pupils 277 271
Progress 8 (score and confidence interval) -0.76
(-0.91 to -0.61)
-0.75
(-0.9 to -0.6)
Attainment 8 score 31.3 31.7
English & maths at grade 5 or above 13% 13%
English & maths at grade 4 or above 28% 29%
Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 2% 2%
Achieving EBacc at grade 4/C or above 5% 5%
Entering EBacc 27% 27%

EBacc additional measures

EBacc achievement Click to expand

School Local authority state-funded schools England state-funded schools
Achieving the EBacc at grade 5/C or above
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This is the percentage of pupils who achieved the English Baccalaureate opens in a new window (EBacc) at a grade 4/C or above in English, maths, science, a language, and either history or geography. The English Baccalaureate is not a test or qualification; it is a measure used to provide information about a particular range of qualifications. The grading of most EBacc GCSEs has changed in 2017 and 2018 as part of the GCSEs reforms opens in a new window except for a few including ancient history and some languages. Reformed GCSEs are graded 1 (low) to 9 (high). Grade 5 or above in the new grading is a similar level of achievement to a high grade C or low grade B in the old grading.

2% 20.80% 16.70%
Achieving the EBacc at grade 4/C or above
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This is the percentage of pupils who achieved the English Baccalaureate opens in a new window (EBacc) at a grade 4/C or above in English, maths, science, a language, and either history or geography. The English Baccalaureate is not a test or qualification; it is a measure used to provide information about a particular range of qualifications. The grading of most EBacc GCSEs has changed in 2017 and 2018 as part of the GCSEs reforms opens in a new window except for a few including ancient history and some languages. Reformed GCSEs are graded 1 (low) to 9 (high). Grade 4 or above in the new grading is a similar level of achievement to a grade C or above in the old grading.

5% 27.90% 24.10%

Achievement by subject group Click to expand

The figures for pupils achieving the English and maths subject areas are calculated as a percentage of pupils at the end of key stage 4. The figures for sciences, history or geography and languages achievements are calculated as a percentage of those pupils who were entered in that subject area.

School Local authority state-funded schools England state-funded schools
Number of pupils 277 15516 523626
English at grade 5 or above 22% 58.70% 60.30%
Maths at grade 5 or above 19% 50.20% 49.30%
English at grade 4 or above 43% 72.90% 75.40%
Maths at grade 4 or above 35% 69.40% 69.50%
Science at grade 4 or above 27% 65.30% 65.10%
Humanities at grade 4/C or above 18% 61.00% 62.40%
Languages at grade 4/C or above 21% 72.80% 70.40%

Achieving grade 1/G or above by subject group Click to expand

The figures for pupils achieving the English and maths subject areas are calculated as a percentage of pupils at the end of key stage 4. The figures for sciences, history or geography and languages achievements are calculated as a percentage of those pupils who were entered in that subject area.

School Local authority state-funded schools England state-funded schools
Number of pupils 277 15516 523626
All 5 subjects (English, maths, science, humanities, languages) 22% 40.10% 37.60%
English at grade 1 or above 92% 94.40% 95.40%
Maths at grade 1 or above 92% 95.50% 95.70%
Science at grade 1 or above 80% 98.50% 98.70%
Humanities at grade 1/G or above 86% 96.70% 97.70%
Languages at grade 1/G or above 96% 99.10% 98.80%

Entries by subject group Click to expand

School Local authority state-funded schools England state-funded schools
Number of pupils 277 15516 523626
All 5 subjects (English, maths, science, humanities, languages) 27% 40.70% 38.40%
English 96% 95.00% 95.80%
Maths 96% 97.20% 97.30%
Science 90% 95.30% 95.50%
Humanities 82% 79.00% 78.30%
Languages 27% 48.90% 46.10%

Value added by subject group Click to expand

This shows how pupils’ attainment at key stage 4 in EBacc subjects compares to pupils across England with a similar starting point at the end of key stage 2.

All pupils Low prior attainers Middle prior attainers High prior attainers
Science (score, upper and lower confidence limits, coverage of measure) -1.27
(-1.45 to -1.1)
96%
-0.9
(-1.28 to -0.51)
-1.23
(-1.45 to -1.01)
-1.93
(-2.37 to -1.5)
Humanities (score, upper and lower confidence limits, coverage of measure) -1.3
(-1.53 to -1.07)
96%
-0.58
(-1.08 to -0.08)
-1.29
(-1.58 to -1)
-2.22
(-2.77 to -1.66)
Languages (score, upper and lower confidence limits, coverage of measure) -1.61
(-2.02 to -1.2)
97%
-1.99
(-3.44 to -0.54)
-1.38
(-1.88 to -0.88)
-2.17
(-3.03 to -1.31)

Other measures

Progress 8 and Attainment 8 scores by subject area Click to expand

School Local authority state-funded schools England state-funded schools
Number of pupils 277 15516 523626
Progress 8 score and confidence interval -0.76
(-0.91 to -0.61)
-0.08
(-0.1 to -0.06)
-0.02
Progress 8 score and confidence interval by subject area: English -1.07
(-1.26 to -0.89)
-0.17
(-0.2 to -0.15)
-0.04
Progress 8 score and confidence interval by subject area: Maths -0.72
(-0.89 to -0.56)
-0.09
(-0.11 to -0.06)
-0.02
Progress 8 score and confidence interval by subject area: EBacc slots -1.38
(-1.56 to -1.2)
-0.11
(-0.14 to -0.09)
-0.03
Progress 8 score and confidence interval by subject area: Open slots: Any qualification -0.07
(-0.25 to 0.1)
-0.01
(-0.03 to 0.02)
-0.04
Attainment 8 score 31.3 47.1 46.5
Attainment 8 score by subject area: English 6.5 9.9 9.9
Attainment 8 score by subject area: Maths 5.9 9.1 9
Attainment 8 score by subject area: EBacc slots 6.8 13.5 13.4
Attainment 8 score by subject area: Open slots: Any qualification 12.1 14.6 14.2
Attainment 8 score by subject area: Open slots: Academic qualifications only 2.5 11.6 12
Attainment 8 score by subject area: Open slots: Vocational qualifications only 9.6 3 2.2

Additional entry and achievement measures Click to expand

School Local authority state-funded schools England state-funded schools
Number of pupils 277 15516 523626
Pupils entering for more than 1 foreign language 0% 5.40% 3.50%
Pupils entering for biology, chemistry and physics 0% 32.50% 27.40%
Pupils achieving at least 1 qualification 96% 97.70% 97.70%

Pupil destinations (2016 leavers)

Pupil destinations (education and employment after key stage 4) Click to expand

This data, published in January 2019, is for pupils who completed key stage 4 opens a popup in 2016, which is the most recent data available.

Pupils staying in education or employment School Local authority state-funded schools England state-funded schools
Pupils staying in education or employment for at least 2 terms after key stage 4
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Any sustained education, apprenticeship or employment destination.

91% 94% 94%
Total number of pupils included in destination measures
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Number of pupils who finished key stage 4 (year 11) in 2016.

233 15750 541120
Pupils staying in education
Pupils staying in education for at least 2 terms after key stage 4
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Pupils who were in education throughout the first 2 terms, October 2016 to March 2017.

83% 88% 86%
Further education college or other further education provider
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Includes pupils studying further education in a higher education institution. School sixth forms and sixth-form colleges are shown separately.

24% 26% 34%
School sixth form 57% 59% 38%
Sixth form college SUPP opens a popup SP opens a popup 13%
Other education destinations
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Includes pupils staying for 2 terms in:

  • higher education institutions (universities)
  • special schools and special post-16 institutions
  • alternative provision (including pupil referral units)
  • independent schools or colleges

Also includes pupils who moved between different types of education provider.

3% 3% 2%
Pupils in apprenticeships
Pupils staying in apprenticeships for at least 6 months after key stage 4
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Pupils who started an apprenticeship at any point in the year and continued it for at least 6 months (2016 to 2017).

4% 4% 5%
Pupils staying in employment
Pupils staying in employment for at least 2 terms after key stage 4
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Pupils who did not stay in education or apprenticeships for 2 full terms but were in employment from October 2016 to March 2017. Pupils with a combination of education and employment making up 2 terms are also included.

3% 3% 3%
Pupils not counted as staying in education or employment
Pupils not staying in education or employment for at least 2 terms after key stage 4
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Pupils finishing key stage 4 who did not stay in education, apprenticeships or employment for at least 2 terms. They may have:

  • been enrolled on a course or been in employment for part of this time, but not sustained this activity (for example, dropped out)
  • have claimed out-of-work benefits in the year
  • been reported as NEET (not in education, employment or training) by their local authority.

8% 5% 5%
Destination unknown
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Pupils finishing key stage 4 who had no activity the following year captured in our data sources. Possible reasons for this could be that the young person was:

  • not in education, employment or training (NEET)
  • living, working or studying overseas
  • attending a Scottish, Welsh or Northern Irish school or college
  • undertaking activity other than paid employment or study in the UK
  • not successfully matched to a record in our data sources

1% 1% 1%

About this data

Abbreviations Click to expand

  • LOWCOV = Low coverage: shown for the ‘value added’ measure and coverage indicator where schools have less than 50% of pupils included in calculation of the measure
  • NA = Not applicable: figures are either not available for the year in question, or the data field is not applicable to the school or college
  • NE = No entries: the school or college did not enter any pupils or students for the qualifications covered by the measure
  • NEW = New school or college
  • NP = Not published: for example, we do not publish Progress 8 data for independent schools and independent special schools, or breakdowns by disadvantaged and other pupils for independent schools, independent special schools and non-maintained special schools
  • SP = Small percentage: the number is between 0% and 0.5%
  • SUPP = Suppressed: In certain circumstances we will suppress an establishment's data. This is usually when there are 5 or fewer pupils or students covered by the measure (10 in the case of destination measures). We avoid making these figures public to protect individual privacy. We may also suppress data on a case-by-case basis.

Further guidance Click to expand

Figures in the performance tables will only include those qualifications documented on the list of approved qualifications for the performance tables.

Guidance and supporting documentation on school performance tables:

State-funded schools (local authority maintained schools and academies) are held to account for their performance against these measures. We publish results for independent schools, but they are not accountable against these measures.

This is revised data for 2017/2018

About these results Click to expand

These figures tell you about performance of students at this school or college at the end of their 16 to 18 phase of education opens a popup . These figures were published in January 2019 and March 2019 and relate to students who completed their 16 to 18 studies in the summer of 2018, except where stated otherwise.

The number of students shown for each type of qualification is the number who completed their 16 to 18 study at this school or college in 2018. Some students are included in more than one group - for example, a student who studied an A level will be counted in 'A levels' but also in 'Academic qualifications'.

Advanced level qualifications (level 3 Open help text for Qualification levels opens a popup )

These figures are based on students who entered at least one A level or AS level. A levels are available in a wide range of subjects, including English, maths, sciences, languages and humanities. The primary purpose of A levels is to prepare students for degree-level study at university. For further details, see the 16 to 18 Accountability Technical Guide opens in a new window .

Average result Open help text for Average result (A levels) opens a popup

Average result Points
School / college C- 27.43
Kent state-funded schools / colleges C+ 31.90
England all schools
schools / colleges
C+ 33.33

% of students completing their main study programme Open help text for Percentage of students completing their main study programme opens a popup

Number of students enrolled to study mainly A levels: 101

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School / college Kent average (local authority) - state-funded schools / colleges England average - state-funded schools / colleges
% of students completing their main study programme 81.2% 93.4% 92.5%
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School / college Local authority state-funded schools / colleges England all schools / colleges
Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects Open help text for Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects opens a popup 0.0%
(74 students)
14.8% 16.2%
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A-levels Open help text for Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels opens a popup Grade: D-
16.80 points
(74 students)
Grade: C+
32.84 points
Grade: C+
33.59 points
School / college Local authority state-funded schools / colleges England state-funded schools / colleges
% of students retained for a second year in their main study programme (number of students enrolled) Open help text for Percentage of students retained for a second year in their main study programme (Number of students) opens a popup 74.3%
(101)
85.0% 80.6%
Disadvantaged students Click to expand

Disadvantaged students are those who attract pupil premium funding at the end of key stage 4, meaning students claiming free school meals at any point in the previous six years, students in care, and those who left care through adoption or another formal route. The performance of disadvantaged students is compared with the local authority and the England average for 'other', where other means non - disadvantaged students.

School / college disadvantaged students Local authority state-funded schools / colleges other students England state-funded schools / colleges other students
Number of students 28 6783 218882
Progress score (confidence interval) -0.44
(-0.78 to -0.10)
NA opens a popup 0.00
(0.00 to 0.01)
Average grade (points) D+
(22.03)
C+
(32.36)
C+
(32.82)
% of students completing main study programme (number of students enrolled) 72.7%
(33)
94.3% 93.5%

Academic qualifications include A levels but also other ‘level 3’ academic qualifications such as International Baccalaureates and Pre-U. These figures are based on students who were entered for at least one academic qualification that takes the same amount of time to study as an AS level or above. For further details, see the 16 to 18 Accountability Technical Guide opens in a new window .

Average result Open help text for Average result (academic qualifications) opens a popup

Average result Points
School / college C- 27.43
Kent state-funded schools / colleges C+ 33.13
England all schools
schools / colleges
C+ 33.66

% of students completing their main study programme Open help text for Percentage of students completing their main study programme opens a popup

Number of students enrolled to study mainly academic qualifications: 101

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School / college Kent average (local authority) - state-funded schools / colleges England average - state-funded schools / colleges
% of students completing their main study programme 81.2% 93.4% 92.4%
Additional data Click to expand
School / college Local authority state-funded schools / colleges England all schools / colleges
Achieving advanced level maths qualifications Open help text for Achieving advanced level Maths qualifications opens a popup 8.5% 30.5% 28.8%
School / college Local authority state-funded schools / colleges England state-funded schools / colleges
% of students retained for a second year in their main study programme (number of students enrolled) Open help text for Percentage of students retained for a second year in their main study programme (Number of students) opens a popup 74.3%
(101)
85.3% 80.4%
Disadvantaged students Click to expand

Disadvantaged students are those who attract pupil premium funding at the end of key stage 4, meaning students claiming free school meals at any point in the previous six years, students in care, and those who left care through adoption or another formal route. The performance of disadvantaged students is compared with the local authority and the England average for 'other', where other means non - disadvantaged students.

School / college disadvantaged students Local authority state-funded schools / colleges other students England state-funded schools / colleges other students
Number of students 28 7444 221769
Progress score (confidence interval) -0.44
(-0.78 to -0.10)
NA opens a popup 0.00
(0.00 to 0.01)
Average grade (points) D+
(22.03)
C+
(33.62)
C+
(33.00)
% of students completing main study programme (number of students enrolled) 72.7%
(33)
94.3% 93.5%

Applied general are qualifications that provide broad study of a vocational area. They are designed to lead to higher education and they include areas such as performing arts, business and health and social care. See technical and vocational qualifications opens in a new window for more details. These figures are based on students who were entered for at least one applied general qualification. For further details, see the 16 to 18 Accountability Technical Guide opens in a new window .

Average result Open help text for Average result (applied general qualifications) opens a popup

Average result Points
School / college Merit 23.50
Kent state-funded schools / colleges Merit+ 27.79
England all schools
schools / colleges
Merit+ 28.45

% of students completing their main study programme Open help text for Percentage of students completing their main study programme opens a popup

Number of students enrolled to study mainly applied general qualifications: 8

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School / college Kent average (local authority) - state-funded schools / colleges England average - state-funded schools / colleges
% of students completing their main study programme 75.0% 89.5% 90.4%
Additional data Click to expand
School / college Local authority state-funded schools / colleges England state-funded schools / colleges
% of students retained for a second year in their main study programme (number of students enrolled) Open help text for Percentage of students retained for a second year in their main study programme (Number of students) opens a popup 75.0%
(8)
80.6% 80.0%
Disadvantaged students Click to expand

Disadvantaged students are those who attract pupil premium funding at the end of key stage 4, meaning students claiming free school meals at any point in the previous six years, students in care, and those who left care through adoption or another formal route. The performance of disadvantaged students is compared with the local authority and the England average for 'other', where other means non - disadvantaged students.

School / college disadvantaged students Local authority state-funded schools / colleges other students England state-funded schools / colleges other students
Number of students SUPP opens a popup 1719 34308
Progress score (confidence interval) SUPP opens a popup NA opens a popup 0.02
(0.01 to 0.03)
Average grade (points) SUPP opens a popup
(SUPP opens a popup )
Merit+
(28.26)
Merit+
(28.84)
% of students completing main study programme (number of students enrolled) SUPP opens a popup 89.6% 91.2%

Advanced level qualifications (level 3 Open help text for Qualification levels opens a popup ) results over time

These figures are based on students who entered at least one A level or AS level. A levels are available in a wide range of subjects, including English, maths, sciences, languages and humanities. The primary purpose of A levels is to prepare students for degree-level study at university. For further details, see the 16 to 18 Accountability Technical Guide opens in a new window .

Progress score Open help text for Progress score and description (A levels) opens a popup

2016
School / college progress score -0.03
Confidence interval Open help text for Progress score and description (A levels) opens a popup (-0.26 to 0.19) Open help text for A levels progress score for Folkestone Academy (2016))More score details
Progress description Average
Local authority state-funded schools / colleges NA opens a popup
England state-funded schools / colleges NA opens a popup
2017
School / college progress score -0.32
Confidence interval Open help text for Progress score and description (A levels) opens a popup (-0.51 to -0.14) Open help text for A levels progress score for Folkestone Academy (2017))More score details
Progress description Below average
Local authority state-funded schools / colleges NA opens a popup
England state-funded schools / colleges NA opens a popup
2018
School / college progress score -0.03
Confidence interval Open help text for Progress score and description (A levels) opens a popup (-0.19 to 0.14) Open help text for A levels progress score for Folkestone Academy (2018))More score details
Progress description Average
Local authority state-funded schools / colleges NA opens a popup
England state-funded schools / colleges NA opens a popup

Average results Open help text for Average result (A levels) opens a popup

2016 2017 2018
School / college C- C- C-
Points 26.57 25.34 27.43
Local authority state-funded schools / colleges C C C+
Points 30.79 30.83 31.90
England state-funded schools / colleges C C C+
Points 30.45 31.14 32.12

% of students completing their main study programme Open help text for Percentage of students completing their main study programme opens a popup

2016 2017 2018
School / college 96.7% 92.3% 81.2%
Local authority state-funded schools / colleges 96.7% 96.5% 93.4%
England state-funded schools / colleges 96.1% 95.3% 92.5%

Academic qualifications include A levels but also other 'level 3' academic qualifications such as International Baccalaureates and Pre-U. These figures are based on students who were entered for at least one academic qualification that takes the same amount of time to study as an AS level or above. For further details, see the 16 to 18 Accountability Technical Guide opens in a new window .

Progress score Open help text for Progress score and description (A levels) opens a popup

2016
School / college progress score -0.02
Confidence interval Open help text for Progress score and description (A levels) opens a popup (-0.25 to 0.20) Open help text for Academic qualifications progress score for Folkestone Academy (2016))More score details
Progress description Average
Local authority state-funded schools / colleges NA opens a popup
England state-funded schools / colleges NA opens a popup
2017
School / college progress score -0.32
Confidence interval Open help text for Progress score and description (A levels) opens a popup (-0.51 to -0.14) Open help text for Academic qualifications progress score for Folkestone Academy (2017))More score details
Progress description Below average
Local authority state-funded schools / colleges NA opens a popup
England state-funded schools / colleges NA opens a popup
2018
School / college progress score -0.03
Confidence interval Open help text for Progress score and description (A levels) opens a popup (-0.19 to 0.14) Open help text for Academic qualifications progress score for Folkestone Academy (2018))More score details
Progress description Average
Local authority state-funded schools / colleges NA opens a popup
England state-funded schools / colleges NA opens a popup

Average results Open help text for Average result (academic qualifications) opens a popup

2016 2017 2018
School / college C- C- C-
Points 26.63 25.34 27.43
Local authority state-funded schools / colleges C+ C+ C+
Points 32.06 32.10 33.13
England state-funded schools / colleges C C C+
Points 30.63 31.32 32.29

% of students completing their main study programme Open help text for Percentage of students completing their main study programme opens a popup

2016 2017 2018
School / college 96.7% 92.3% 81.2%
Local authority state-funded schools / colleges 96.6% 96.4% 93.4%
England state-funded schools / colleges 96.1% 95.3% 92.4%

Applied general are qualifications that provide broad study of a vocational area. They are designed to lead to higher education and they include areas such as performing arts, business and health and social care. See technical and vocational qualifications opens in a new window . These figures are based on students who were entered for at least one applied general qualification. For further details, see the 16 to 18 Accountability Technical Guide opens in a new window .

Progress score Open help text for Progress score and description (A levels) opens a popup

2016
School / college progress score 0.68
Confidence interval Open help text for Progress score and description (A levels) opens a popup (0.53 to 0.83) Open help text for Applied general qualifications progress score for Folkestone Academy (2016))More score details
Progress description Above average
Local authority state-funded schools / colleges NA opens a popup
England state-funded schools / colleges NA opens a popup
2017
School / college progress score 0.81
Confidence interval Open help text for Progress score and description (A levels) opens a popup (0.60 to 1.03) Open help text for Applied general qualifications progress score for Folkestone Academy (2017))More score details
Progress description Above average
Local authority state-funded schools / colleges NA opens a popup
England state-funded schools / colleges NA opens a popup
2018
School / college progress score -0.21
Confidence interval Open help text for Progress score and description (A levels) opens a popup (-0.69 to 0.28) Open help text for Applied general qualifications progress score for Folkestone Academy (2018))More score details
Progress description Average
Local authority state-funded schools / colleges NA opens a popup
England state-funded schools / colleges NA opens a popup

Average results Open help text for Average result (applied general qualifications) opens a popup

2016 2017 2018
School / college Dist*- Dist*- Merit
Points 44.59 46.41 23.50
Local authority state-funded schools / colleges Dist Dist Merit+
Points 35.11 36.52 27.79
England state-funded schools / colleges Dist Dist Merit+
Points 34.67 35.69 28.43

% of students completing their main study programme Open help text for Percentage of students completing their main study programme opens a popup

2016 2017 2018
School / college 90.5% 92.0% 75.0%
Local authority state-funded schools / colleges 85.5% 87.5% 89.5%
England state-funded schools / colleges 87.9% 88.5% 90.4%

Intermediate level qualifications (level 2 Open help text for Qualification levels opens a popup )

Technical certificates are level 2 qualifications for students wishing to develop the specialist skills and knowledge for a technical occupation or industry. They lead to recognised occupations, for example in engineering, IT, accounting or professional cookery. For further details see t