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Schools similar toBury Church of England High School

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Ashmole Academy (Academy)
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Barnet 61 1 Well above average 0.96 29.8
St Aidan's Church of England High School (Academy) Open help text for Better performing and within 75 miles opens a popup
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North Yorkshire 60 2 Well above average 0.79 29.8
St Philomena's Catholic High School for Girls (Maintained School)
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Sutton 59.5 3 Well above average 0.78 29.9
Haybridge High School and Sixth Form (Academy)
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Worcestershire 58.8 4 Well above average 0.72 29.9
St Bartholomew's School (Academy)
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West Berkshire 58.3 5 Well above average 0.65 29.8
The Holt School (Academy)
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Wokingham 58 6 Well above average 0.69 29.8
Notre Dame High School, Norwich (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Norfolk 56.9 7 Well above average 0.54 29.8
St Bede's Catholic High School (Maintained School)
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Lancashire 56.7 8 Well above average 0.55 29.8
The Blue Coat CofE School (Academy)
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Oldham 56.6 9 Well above average 0.52 29.9
The Cotswold Academy (Academy)
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Gloucestershire 56.5 10 Above average 0.41 29.9
Davenant Foundation School (Academy)
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Essex 56.2 11 Above average 0.45 29.8
Glyn School (Academy)
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Surrey 56.2 11 Well above average 0.5 29.9
Harris City Academy Crystal Palace (Academy)
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Croydon 56.2 11 Above average 0.46 30
The Woodroffe School (Maintained School)
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Dorset 54.8 14 Above average 0.33 29.7
Backwell School (Academy)
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North Somerset 54.7 15 Above average 0.3 29.7
Greenshaw High School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Sutton 54.7 15 Above average 0.37 29.8
The Willink School (Maintained School)
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West Berkshire 54.7 15 Above average 0.38 29.8
Ranelagh School (Academy)
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Bracknell Forest 54.5 18 Above average 0.25 29.6
Bishop Ramsey Church of England School (Academy)
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Hillingdon 54.3 19 Above average 0.27 29.8
St Anthony's Girls' Catholic Academy (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Sunderland 54.3 19 Above average 0.29 29.7
Priestlands School (Academy)
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Hampshire 53.5 21 Above average 0.23 29.8
St Hilda's Church of England High School (Maintained School)
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Liverpool 53.3 22 Average 0.14 29.9
St Robert of Newminster Roman Catholic School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Sunderland 53.3 22 Average 0.15 29.7
Culcheth High School (Maintained School)
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Warrington 53.2 24 Average 0.14 29.9
St Peter's Catholic School (Maintained School)
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Solihull 53.1 25 Average 0.15 29.9
The Arthur Terry School (Academy)
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Birmingham 53 26 Average 0.16 30
Horsforth School (Academy)
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Leeds 52.9 27 Average 0.12 29.9
Ulverston Victoria High School (Maintained School)
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Cumbria 52.9 27 Average 0.14 29.8
The Queen Katherine School (Academy)
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Cumbria 52.6 29 Average 0.11 29.9
St Nicholas Catholic High School (Maintained School)
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Cheshire West and Chester 52.5 30 Average 0.15 29.7
Upton-by-Chester High School (Maintained School)
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Cheshire West and Chester 52.5 30 Average 0.1 30
Wellsway School (Academy)
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Bath and North East Somerset 52.2 32 Average 0.05 29.9
Katharine Lady Berkeley's School (Academy)
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Gloucestershire 51.6 33 Average 0.02 29.8
Lutterworth High School (Academy)
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Leicestershire 51.6 33 Average -0.06 29.8
Framwellgate School Durham (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Durham 51.2 35 Average -0.05 29.7
Hummersknott Academy (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Darlington 51.1 36 Average -0.03 29.7
Range High School (Academy)
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Sefton 51 37 Average -0.03 29.9
The King's School (Academy)
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Devon 51 37 Average -0.05 29.9
BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology (Maintained School)
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Croydon 50.9 39 -0.14 29.9
Framingham Earl High School (Maintained School)
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Norfolk 50.9 39 Average -0.05 29.9
Great Sankey High School (Academy)
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Warrington 50.9 39 Average -0.03 29.7
Hurworth School (Academy)
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Darlington 50.7 42 Average -0.09 30
The Ashcombe School (Academy)
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Surrey 50.7 42 Average -0.07 29.7
Hodgson Academy (Academy)
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Lancashire 50.6 44 Average -0.13 30
Endon High School (Maintained School)
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Staffordshire 50.4 45 Average -0.14 29.8
The Toynbee School (Maintained School)
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Hampshire 50.4 45 Average -0.09 29.6
The Billericay School (Academy)
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Essex 50.2 47 Average -0.14 29.9
Hanley Castle High School (Academy)
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Worcestershire 50.1 48 Average -0.13 29.8
Meole Brace School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Shropshire 50.1 48 Average -0.14 29.8
Bury Church of England High School (Maintained School)
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Bury 49.8 50 Average -0.15 29.6
Chew Valley School (Maintained School)
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Bath and North East Somerset 49 51 Below average -0.26 29.8
Sacred Heart Catholic College (Maintained School)
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Sefton 48.9 52 Below average -0.25 29.9
The Mirfield Free Grammar (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Kirklees 47.8 53 Below average -0.39 29.8
Gildredge House (Academy)
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East Sussex 47.7 54 Below average -0.28 29.9
Deyes High School (Academy)
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Sefton 46 55 Well below average -0.55 29.9
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Attainment 8 score

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

Position within the group

This is a ranking with the group of schools in the list, based on the Attainment 8 score.

Progress 8 score

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 opens in a new window qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications opens in a new window .

A score above zero means pupils made more progress, on average, than pupils across England who got similar results at the end of key stage 2.

A score below zero means pupils made less progress, on average, than pupils across England who got similar results at the end of key stage 2.

A negative progress score does not mean pupils made no progress, or the school has failed, rather it means pupils in the school made less progress than other pupils across England with similar results at the end of key stage 2.

Detailed guide to Progress 8 opens in a new window - for more information about how the Progress 8 score is calculated.

Schools and colleges not covering full Progress 8 period

Some schools start educating pupils partway through the 5-year period covered by Progress 8, which should be taken into account when comparing their results with schools that start at Key Stage 3. Progress 8 is not the most appropriate performance measure for university technical colleges, studio schools and some further education colleges. These establishments typically start educating pupils at age 14, with a focus on preparing pupils for their future careers by providing an integrated academic and professional education. Other headline measures, particularly pupil destinations, are more important for these establishments.

Average points score at key stage 2

The average of the points score for all pupils at the end of key stage 2, based on teacher assessment for writing and test results in reading and maths.

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