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'Similar schools' means schools across England whose key stage 4 pupils had similar achievement at the end of key stage 2 opens a popup . These figures are based on the results of pupils who finished key stage 4 in July 2018, which is the latest data available.

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The list shows the selected school compared to other state-funded mainstream schools whose key stage 4 pupils were expected to achieve similar results in year 11 based on their grades at the end of primary school (key stage 2).

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Beacon Hill Community School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Cumbria 36.8 36 Average -0.4 27
Broadoak School (Academy)
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Trafford 41.8 13 Average 0.04 27
Engineering UTC Northern Lincolnshire (Academy)
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North Lincolnshire 34.8 42 -0.71 27
All Saints Church of England Academy (Academy)
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Plymouth 32.8 51 Well below average -0.81 26.9
Astor College (A Specialist College for the Arts) (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Kent 33.4 49 Well below average -0.76 26.8
Cornwallis Academy (Academy)
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Kent 39.3 26 Average -0.13 26.8
Oasis Academy Enfield (Academy)
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Enfield 40.1 22 Average -0.08 26.8
Swindon Academy (Academy)
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Swindon 47.5 1 Well above average 0.52 26.8
The Albion Academy (Academy)
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Salford 31.9 52 Well below average -1.06 26.8
The Bishop of Winchester Academy (Academy)
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Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council 40.4 18 Average -0.08 26.8
The Charles Dickens School (Academy)
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Kent 33.9 47 Well below average -0.66 26.8
The Goodwin Academy (Academy)
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Kent 34.3 46 Well below average -0.59 26.8
The Leigh UTC (Academy)
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Kent 33.2 50 -0.82 26.8
William Lovell Church of England Academy (Academy)
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Lincolnshire 33.9 47 Well below average -0.69 26.8
Wrotham School (Academy)
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Kent 42.7 9 Average 0.14 26.8
Biddenham International School and Sports College (Maintained School)
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Bedford 37.4 32 Below average -0.4 26.7
Cockshut Hill Technology College (Academy)
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Birmingham 31.6 54 Well below average -0.96 26.7
Fullhurst Community College (Maintained School)
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Leicester 44.4 5 Average 0.17 26.7
John Madejski Academy (Academy)
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Reading 34.9 41 Well below average -0.63 26.7
King Harold Business & Enterprise Academy (Academy)
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Essex 39.1 28 Average -0.14 26.7
Mildenhall College Academy (Academy)
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Suffolk 42.2 11 Average 0.15 26.7
Sir John Thursby Community College (Maintained School)
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Lancashire 40.1 22 Average 0.01 26.7
St George's Church of England Foundation School (Maintained School)
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Kent 39.8 24 Average -0.12 26.7
The North School (Maintained School)
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Kent 38.2 30 Below average -0.27 26.7
The Samuel Lister Academy (Academy)
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Bradford 40.2 21 Average 0.07 26.7
Bower Park Academy (Academy)
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Havering 35.2 39 Below average -0.44 26.6
Chase High School (Academy)
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Southend-on-Sea 31.7 53 Well below average -0.95 26.6
Cliff Park Ormiston Academy (Academy)
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Norfolk 40.7 16 Average 0.06 26.6
Foxford School and Community Arts College (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Coventry 36.1 37 Below average -0.39 26.6
Oasis Academy Hadley (Academy)
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Enfield 42.3 10 Average 0.13 26.6
The Milton Keynes Academy (Academy)
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Milton Keynes 37.3 33 Below average -0.3 26.6
The Oxford Academy (Academy)
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Oxfordshire 40.5 17 Average -0.06 26.6
The Quest Academy (Academy)
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Croydon 41.5 15 Average 0.15 26.6
President Kennedy School Academy (Academy)
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Coventry 41.7 14 Above average 0.26 26.5
Prospect School (Academy)
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Reading 34.7 44 Well below average -0.58 26.5
The Nicholas Hamond Academy (Academy)
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Norfolk 37.6 31 Below average -0.34 26.5
The Oldham Academy North (Academy)
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Oldham 43.7 6 Above average 0.29 26.5
Upper Batley High School (Academy)
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Kirklees 37 34 Below average -0.3 26.5
Ark St Alban's Academy (Academy)
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Birmingham 46.5 4 Well above average 0.59 26.4
Cathedral Academy (Academy)
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Wakefield 47.4 2 Well above average 0.73 26.4
George Pindar School (Maintained School)
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North Yorkshire 35.8 38 Below average -0.46 26.4
Great Yarmouth Charter Academy (Academy)
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Norfolk 40.3 20 Average -0.02 26.4
Hanson School (Maintained School)
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Bradford 34.7 44 Well below average -0.52 26.4
Harris Academy Peckham (Academy)
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Southwark 42.9 8 Average 0.15 26.4
Park View School (Maintained School)
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Haringey 39.5 25 Average -0.17 26.4
Saltley Academy (Academy)
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Birmingham 40.4 18 Average -0.05 26.4
St Edmund's Catholic School (Academy)
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Kent 34.8 42 Well below average -0.53 26.4
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Warwickshire 29.3 55 Well below average -1.1 26.4
Tong Leadership Academy (Academy)
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Bradford 36.9 35 Below average -0.33 26.4
Broadway Academy (Academy)
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Birmingham 41.9 12 Average 0.15 26.3
Djanogly City Academy (Academy)
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Nottingham 43.4 7 Above average 0.44 26.3
Newman Catholic College (Maintained School)
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Brent 39.2 27 Average 0.17 26.3
Reading Girls' School (Academy)
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Reading 47.4 2 Well above average 0.7 26.2
Babington Academy (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Leicester 35.1 40 Below average -0.46 26.1
Cedar Mount Academy (Academy)
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Manchester 38.6 29 Below average -0.38 26

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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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