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Ark Putney Academy (Academy)
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Wandsworth 48.5 1 Above average 0.49 27.3
London Academy (Academy)
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Barnet 48 2 Well above average 0.65 26.9
Wingfield Academy (Academy)
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Rotherham 47.5 3 Above average 0.49 27.3
Hatch End High School (Academy)
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Harrow 45.7 4 Above average 0.31 27.2
Pendle Vale College (Maintained School)
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Lancashire 45.5 5 Above average 0.3 27.1
Serlby Park Academy (Academy)
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Nottinghamshire 45.4 6 Average 0.27 27.3
Our Lady's Catholic College (Maintained School)
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Lancashire 44.8 7 Average 0.15 27.4
Atlantic Academy Portland (Academy)
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Dorset 44.6 8 Average 0.23 27.4
Villiers High School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Ealing 44.4 9 Well above average 0.56 26.8
Sidney Stringer Academy (Academy)
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Coventry 43.6 10 Average 0.12 27
Rainham School for Girls (Academy)
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Medway 43.4 11 Average 0.09 27.5
Wilmington Academy (Academy)
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Kent 43.4 11 Average 0.06 27.6
Bristol Brunel Academy (Academy)
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Bristol City of 43 13 Average 0.12 26.9
Northfleet School for Girls (Maintained School)
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Kent 42.9 14 Average -0.06 27.2
Burnage Academy for Boys (Academy)
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Manchester 42.7 15 Above average 0.26 27.1
Chessington School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Kingston upon Thames 42.4 16 Average -0.1 27.3
Trinity School (Academy)
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West Berkshire 42.4 16 Average -0.09 27.2
The Howard School (Academy)
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Medway 42.1 18 Average -0.08 27.5
Aldercar High School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Derbyshire 42 19 Average -0.09 27.2
Winterhill School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Rotherham 41.9 20 Average -0.05 27
Isca (Academy)
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Devon 41.8 21 Average -0.23 27.3
Ruskin Community High School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Cheshire East 41.8 21 Average -0.03 27.2
Outwood Academy Shafton (Academy)
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Barnsley 41.5 23 Average -0.14 27.5
Barnwell School (Maintained School)
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Hertfordshire 41.3 24 Average -0.17 27.1
Co-op Academy Manchester (Academy)
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Manchester 41.3 24 Average -0.14 27.3
Ash Hill Academy (Academy)
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Doncaster 41.2 26 Average -0.16 27.2
Fulston Manor School (Academy)
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Kent 41.2 26 Average -0.14 27.5
Stowupland High School (Academy)
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Suffolk 41.2 26 Average -0.17 27.3
Blackburn Central High School (Maintained School)
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Blackburn with Darwen 40.9 29 Average -0.08 27.2
Leeds West Academy (Academy)
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Leeds 40.5 30 Below average -0.22 27.1
Adeyfield School (Maintained School)
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Hertfordshire 40.3 31 Average -0.17 27.2
The Holy Family Catholic School (Maintained School)
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Bradford 40.3 31 Average -0.17 27
All Saints Catholic College Specialist in Humanities (Maintained School)
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Kirklees 40.1 33 Average -0.19 27
Sirius Academy North (Academy)
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Kingston upon Hull City of 40 34 Average -0.13 27.1
Outwood Academy Ormesby (Academy)
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Middlesbrough 39.8 35 Below average -0.34 27.4
Kingsthorpe College (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Northamptonshire 39.7 36 Below average -0.37 27.1
Wellfield High School (Maintained School)
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Lancashire 39.4 37 Below average -0.38 27
Netherhall Learning Campus High School (Maintained School)
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Kirklees 39.3 38 Below average -0.36 27.2
The Hastings Academy (Academy)
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East Sussex 39.1 39 Below average -0.33 27.1
The Bushey Academy (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Hertfordshire 38.6 40 Below average -0.46 27.4
Rye College (Academy)
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East Sussex 38.5 41 Below average -0.46 27.1
St Edmund Campion Catholic School & Sixth Form Centre (Maintained School)
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Birmingham 38.5 41 Below average -0.47 27.4
The Bromfords School and Sixth Form College (Academy)
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Essex 38.3 43 Below average -0.44 27.3
Ormiston Endeavour Academy (Academy)
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Suffolk 38.1 44 Below average -0.46 27.4
Fernhill School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Hampshire 37.9 45 Below average -0.46 27.4
Sandown Bay Academy (Academy)
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Isle of Wight 37.9 45 Below average -0.43 27.3
The Community College Whitstable (Maintained School)
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Kent 37.9 45 Below average -0.42 27.4
Pedmore Technology College and Community School (Maintained School)
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Dudley 37.8 48 Below average -0.43 27.4
EBOR Academy Filey (Academy)
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North Yorkshire 37.4 49 Well below average -0.52 26.9
Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education (College)
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North East Lincolnshire 36.5 50 -0.61 27.4
Sir Charles Kao Utc (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Essex 36 51 -0.74 27.5
Conisborough College (Maintained School)
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Lewisham 35 52 Well below average -0.73 27.2
Haven High Academy (Academy)
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Lincolnshire 34.9 53 Well below average -0.69 27.3
Harewood College (Academy)
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Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council 33.6 54 Well below average -0.95 27.1
Henbury School (Academy)
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Bristol City of 32.6 55 Well below average -1.19 26.9

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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.

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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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