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'Similar schools' means state-funded mainstream secondary schools across England whose key stage 4(opens a popup) pupils had similar expected achievement in year 11 based on their grades at the end of primary school (key stage 2)(opens a popup). Where possible, one or more better performing schools have been indicated within the similar schools grouping that are located within 75 miles of the school (see the key above for more information). If there is no better performing similar school based on our similar schools methodology within 75 miles of the school, a better performing school outside of the similar schools grouping has been indicated at the bottom of the page.

Some schools will not have a better performing school indicated. Please note that this does not necessarily mean that this school is the highest attaining school in the country, but that it has one of the highest Attainment 8 scores and therefore allocating a better school based on our current similar schools methodology is not possible. For further details on the methodology for similar schools for key stage 4, see School performance tables: about the data (opens in a new window)

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Bridlington School
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
East Riding of Yorkshire
53.2 1
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.79
Well above national average
(0.6 to 0.97)
25.6
Meopham School
(Academy)

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Local authority
Kent
49.9 2
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.48
Above national average
(0.26 to 0.7)
25.7
Alperton Community School
(Academy)

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Local authority
Brent
49.7 3
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.55
Well above national average
(0.4 to 0.7)
25.4
Woodside High School
(Academy)

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Local authority
Haringey
49.5 4
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.49
Above national average
(0.31 to 0.67)
25.8
University Academy Holbeach
(Academy)

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Local authority
Lincolnshire
49.4 5
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.41
Above national average
(0.25 to 0.57)
25.8
Heartlands High School
(Academy)

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Local authority
Haringey
49 6
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.42
Above national average
(0.26 to 0.59)
25.6
Northampton Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Northamptonshire
48.8 7
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.37
Above national average
(0.22 to 0.51)
25.6
Fullhurst Community College
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Leicester
48.7 8
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.48
Above national average
(0.3 to 0.66)
25.5
Arrow Vale RSA Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Worcestershire
48.6 9
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.33
Above national average
(0.17 to 0.49)
25.8
Oxford Spires Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Oxfordshire
48.6 9
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.26
Above national average
(0.02 to 0.49)
25.6
Ark Charter Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Portsmouth
48.4 11
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.28
Above national average
(0.06 to 0.5)
25.5
King Harold Business & Enterprise Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Essex
47.6 12
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.2
Average
(0 to 0.4)
25.8
St George's Church of England Foundation School
(Maintained School)
School with similar proportion of disadvantaged pupils

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Local authority
Kent
47.6 12
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.24
Above national average
(0.09 to 0.39)
25.8
Villiers High School
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Ealing
47.5 14
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.34
Above national average
(0.16 to 0.51)
25
Abbot Beyne School
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Staffordshire
47.3 15
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.14
Average
(-0.06 to 0.35)
25.6
Outwood Academy Foxhills
(Academy)

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Local authority
North Lincolnshire
47 16
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.27
Above national average
(0.08 to 0.47)
25.7
Carr Manor Community School, Specialist Sports College
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Leeds
46.6 17
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.13
Average
(-0.03 to 0.3)
25.5
Westfield Academy
(Academy)
School with similar proportion of disadvantaged pupils

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Local authority
Hertfordshire
46.1 18
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0
Average
(-0.18 to 0.19)
25.6
St Edmund's Catholic School
(Maintained School)
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Local authority
Kent
45.3 19
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.06
Average
(-0.12 to 0.24)
25.6
Cornwallis Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Kent
45.2 20
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.04
Average
(-0.18 to 0.09)
25.8
The Crestwood School
(Academy)

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Local authority
Dudley
45.2 20
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.03
Average
(-0.21 to 0.15)
25.8
Spen Valley High School
(Maintained School)
School with similar proportion of disadvantaged pupils

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Local authority
Kirklees
45 22
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.02
Average
(-0.18 to 0.14)
25.6
Moor Park High School and Sixth Form
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Lancashire
44.9 23
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0
Average
(-0.21 to 0.22)
25.6
Pittville School
(Maintained School)
School with similar proportion of disadvantaged pupils

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Local authority
Gloucestershire
44.9 23
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.11
Average
(-0.31 to 0.1)
25.6
Academy@Worden
(Academy)

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Local authority
Lancashire
44.8 25
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.06
Average
(-0.36 to 0.24)
25.8
Tor Bridge High
(Academy)

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Local authority
Plymouth
44.8 25
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.07
Average
(-0.22 to 0.08)
25.7
Winton Community Academy
(Academy)
School with similar proportion of disadvantaged pupils

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Local authority
Hampshire
44.1 27
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.16
Average
(-0.38 to 0.05)
25.7
The Community College Whitstable
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Kent
44 28
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.1
Average
(-0.27 to 0.08)
25.8
Hemsworth Arts and Community Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Wakefield
43.9 29
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.14
Below national average
(-0.27 to -0.01)
25.8
Melior Community Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
North Lincolnshire
43.6 30
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.21
Below national average
(-0.38 to -0.04)
25.6
St Mark's Church of England Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Merton
43.4 31
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.27
Below national average
(-0.47 to -0.07)
25.7
The Regis School
(Academy)
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Local authority
West Sussex
42.9 32
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.19
Below national average
(-0.32 to -0.06)
25.7
Kingsbury School and Sports College
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Local authority
Birmingham
42.7 33
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.3
Below national average
(-0.47 to -0.12)
25.7
DSLV E-ACT Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Northamptonshire
42.6 34
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.28
Below national average
(-0.45 to -0.12)
25.6
Hastingsbury Business & Enterprise College
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Bedford
41.4 35
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.36
Below national average
(-0.54 to -0.19)
25.5
New College Leicester
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Leicester
41.3 36
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.5
Below national average
(-0.69 to -0.31)
25.5
Colne Primet Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Lancashire
41.2 37
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.5
Below national average
(-0.75 to -0.25)
25.3
Firth Park Academy
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Local authority
Sheffield
40.9 38
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.02
Average
(-0.14 to 0.19)
25.4
Haven High Academy
(Academy)
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Lincolnshire
40.8 39
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.49
Below national average
(-0.65 to -0.33)
25.5
Harewood College
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Local authority
Bournemouth
40.7 40
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.43
Below national average
(-0.62 to -0.24)
25.8
The East Manchester Academy
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Local authority
Manchester
40.7 40
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.56
Well below national average
(-0.72 to -0.4)
25.7
Castle High School and Visual Arts College
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Dudley
40.6 42
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.42
Below national average
(-0.62 to -0.22)
25.6
Discovery Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Stoke-on-Trent
40.5 43
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.38
Below national average
(-0.54 to -0.22)
25.7
Djanogly City Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Nottingham
40.4 44
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.41
Below national average
(-0.61 to -0.2)
25.4
Newsome High School and Sports College
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Kirklees
40.3 45
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.51
Well below national average
(-0.71 to -0.31)
25.7
The De La Salle Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Liverpool
39.9 46
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.54
Well below national average
(-0.86 to -0.21)
25.7
The Aylesbury Vale Academy
(Academy)
School with similar proportion of disadvantaged pupils

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Local authority
Buckinghamshire
39.3 47
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.64
Well below national average
(-0.81 to -0.46)
25.7
Isle of Wight Studio School
(Academy)

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Local authority
Isle of Wight
39 48
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.71
Well below national average
(-0.96 to -0.47)
25.8
South Leeds Academy
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Local authority
Leeds
38.6 49
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.69
Well below national average
(-0.86 to -0.52)
25.4
University of Chester CE Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Cheshire West and Chester
38.6 49
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.71
Well below national average
(-0.91 to -0.51)
25.7
Futures Community College
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Southend-on-Sea
35.9 51
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.96
Well below national average
(-1.17 to -0.75)
25.6
The Baverstock Academy
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Local authority
Birmingham
33.6 52
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.88
Well below national average
(-1.09 to -0.68)
25.8
The Voyager Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Peterborough
33.6 52
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.9
Well below national average
(-1.06 to -0.73)
25.6
The Bulwell Academy
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Nottingham
33.5 54
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-1.17
Well below national average
(-1.33 to -1)
25.5
Bradford Studio School
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Bradford
25.6 55
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-2.09
Well below national average
(-2.82 to -1.35)
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City of London Academy Islington
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Local authority
Islington
54.4 --(opens a popup)
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.8
Well above national average
(0.6 to 1.01)
25.9
Type of school

Academy - government funded but run by an academy trust rather than a local authority.
Independent school - privately funded.
Maintained school - government funded and run by a local authority.
Special school - schools that specialise in educating pupils with special educational needs.

For further explanation, see Types of school

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.

Progress 8

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 qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications.

The average Progress 8 score for 'mainstream' schools in England is 0. Mainstream schools are schools that aren’t special schools or 'alternative provision settings' (for example pupil referral units). Most schools score between -1 and +1. If a school scores +1 and above, it shows that pupils made exceptionally good progress. If the score is below -0.5, the school may come under increased scrutiny and receive additional support.

Confidence intervals

It is difficult to say with certainty how much of the Progress 8 score is down to the school (which may have scored higher with a different group of pupils) and how much is down to the pupils (for example some may have performed well at any school). The confidence interval reflects this uncertainty. If the confidence intervals for two schools overlap, then we can't say for certain that the two Progress 8 scores for these schools are significantly different.

Generally speaking, the greater the number of students, the smaller the range of the confidence interval. For smaller schools, the confidence interval tends to be larger, since fewer pupils are included, and therefore the score will be more greatly impacted by performance of individual pupils.

A school is above average if their Progress 8 score is above 0 and the whole confidence interval is above 0. Similarly, a school is below average if their Progress 8 score is below 0 and the whole confidence interval is below 0.

More information on statistical confidence

How we calculate the Progress 8 descriptions ('bandings'):

Progress 8 descriptionSchool is given the description if...
Well above averageScore is 0.5 or higher, and lower confidence interval is 0 or higher.
Above averageScore is higher than 0 but lower than 0.5, and lower confidence interval is higher than 0.
Close to national averageLower confidence interval is 0 or lower, and the upper confidence interval is 0 or higher.
Below averageScore is -0.5 or higher but less than 0, and upper confidence interval is lower than 0.
Well below averageScore is lower than -0.5 and upper confidence interval is lower than 0.

Detailed guide to Progress 8 - for more information about how the Progress 8 score is calculated.

Attainment 8

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

Position within the group

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

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