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The Piggott School (Academy)

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Wokingham 58.9 1 Well above average 0.94 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Piggott School ) 29.4
All Hallows Catholic School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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Surrey 58.3 2 Well above average 0.83 Open help text for Progress 8 score for All Hallows Catholic School ) 29.4
Impington Village College (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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Cambridgeshire 56.2 3 Well above average 0.66 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Impington Village College ) 28.9
Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School (Maintained School)

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Lambeth 54.7 4 Above average 0.48 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Bishop Thomas Grant Catholic Secondary School ) 29.5
Ashlawn School (Academy)

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Warwickshire 54.4 5 Above average 0.45 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Ashlawn School ) 29.4
Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School (Maintained School)

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Leeds 54 6 Above average 0.43 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School ) 29.4
St Patrick's RC High School and Arts College (Maintained School)

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Salford 53.8 7 Above average 0.35 Open help text for Progress 8 score for St Patrick's RC High School and Arts College ) 29.5
Waddesdon Church of England School (Academy)

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Buckinghamshire 53.4 8 Above average 0.34 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Waddesdon Church of England School ) 29.5
St Peter's Church of England Aided School (Maintained School)

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Devon 53 9 Above average 0.29 Open help text for Progress 8 score for St Peter's Church of England Aided School ) 29.4
The King John School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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Essex 53 9 Above average 0.31 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The King John School ) 29.4
Sedgefield Community College (Maintained School)

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Durham 52.6 11 Above average 0.26 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Sedgefield Community College ) 29.4
Sexey's School (Academy)

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Somerset 52.6 11 Average 0.12 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Sexey's School ) 29.5
Hayes School (Academy)

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Bromley 52.3 13 Above average 0.21 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Hayes School ) 29.4
St Benedict's Catholic High School (Maintained School)

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Warwickshire 52.3 13 Average 0.22 Open help text for Progress 8 score for St Benedict's Catholic High School ) 29.5
Bassingbourn Village College (Academy)

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Cambridgeshire 52.2 15 Average 0.22 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Bassingbourn Village College ) 29.2
The Forest School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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West Sussex 52 16 Average 0.15 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Forest School ) 29.4
Framingham Earl High School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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Norfolk 51.8 17 Average 0.2 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Framingham Earl High School ) 29.4
Great Sankey High School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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Warrington 51.8 17 Above average 0.18 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Great Sankey High School ) 29.5
Hurworth School (Academy)

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Darlington 51.7 19 Average 0.17 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Hurworth School ) 29.6
The Bishop Wand Church of England School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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Surrey 51.7 19 Average 0.17 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Bishop Wand Church of England School ) 29.4
Uckfield Community Technology College (Maintained School)

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East Sussex 51.7 19 Above average 0.19 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Uckfield Community Technology College ) 29.6
Saint Joan of Arc Catholic School (Academy)

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Hertfordshire 51.6 22 Average 0.12 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Saint Joan of Arc Catholic School ) 29.6
Tadcaster Grammar School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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North Yorkshire 51.6 22 Average 0.16 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Tadcaster Grammar School ) 29.4
Burford School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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Oxfordshire 51.3 24 Average 0.13 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Burford School ) 29.3
Cheam High School (Academy)

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Sutton 51.3 24 Average 0.12 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Cheam High School ) 29.4
Highlands School (Maintained School)

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Enfield 51.3 24 Above average 0.17 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Highlands School ) 29.4
Lutterworth High School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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Leicestershire 51.2 27 Average 0.09 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Lutterworth High School ) 29.3
Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology (Academy)

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Nottingham 51.2 27 Average 0.13 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology ) 29.5
Ousedale School (Academy)

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Milton Keynes 51.2 27 Average 0.09 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Ousedale School ) 29.3
The Greenwich Free School (Academy)

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Greenwich 50.9 30 Average 0.15 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Greenwich Free School ) 29.5
Bottisham Village College (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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Cambridgeshire 50.8 31 Average 0.15 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Bottisham Village College ) 29.2
St Angela's Ursuline School (Maintained School)

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Newham 50.8 31 Average 0.08 Open help text for Progress 8 score for St Angela's Ursuline School ) 29.5
William Brookes School (Academy)

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Shropshire 50.4 33 Average 0.03 Open help text for Progress 8 score for William Brookes School ) 29.5
Caroline Chisholm School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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Northamptonshire 50.3 34 Average 0.07 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Caroline Chisholm School ) 29.3
The Bishops' Blue Coat Church of England High School (Academy)

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Cheshire West and Chester 49.9 35 Average 0 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Bishops' Blue Coat Church of England High School ) 29.4
Chancellor's School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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Hertfordshire 49.3 36 Average -0.04 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Chancellor's School ) 29.5
Oldfield School (Academy)

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Bath and North East Somerset 49.2 37 Average -0.08 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Oldfield School ) 29.4
Sherburn High School (Maintained School)

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North Yorkshire 49.1 38 Average -0.07 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Sherburn High School ) 29.5
The Burgate School and Sixth Form (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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Hampshire 49.1 38 Average -0.15 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Burgate School and Sixth Form ) 29.4
Cotham School (Academy)

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Bristol City of 49 40 Average -0.1 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Cotham School ) 29.3
Saint Aidan's Church of England High School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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Lancashire 49 40 Average -0.09 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Saint Aidan's Church of England High School ) 29.4
Sheldon School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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Wiltshire 48.7 42 Below average -0.16 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Sheldon School ) 29.3
The Chase (Academy)

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Worcestershire 48.5 43 Below average -0.18 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Chase ) 29.4
Arnold Hill Academy (Academy)

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Nottinghamshire 48.3 44 Below average -0.16 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Arnold Hill Academy ) 29.2
Deyes High School (Academy)

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Sefton 48.3 44 Average -0.15 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Deyes High School ) 29.4
Heanor Gate Science College (Academy)

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Derbyshire 48.2 46 Below average -0.21 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Heanor Gate Science College ) 29.4
The Marlborough Church of England School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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Oxfordshire 47.7 47 Below average -0.23 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Marlborough Church of England School ) 29.3
William Ellis School (Maintained School)

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Camden 47.6 48 Below average -0.25 Open help text for Progress 8 score for William Ellis School ) 29.5
Guiseley School (Maintained School)

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Leeds 47.5 49 Below average -0.25 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Guiseley School ) 29.3
The Billericay School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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Essex 46.9 50 Below average -0.32 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Billericay School ) 29.5
Nether Stowe School (Maintained School)

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Staffordshire 46.8 51 Below average -0.29 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Nether Stowe School ) 29.3
Trinity Church of England School, Lewisham (Maintained School)

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Lewisham 46.3 52 Below average -0.43 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Trinity Church of England School, Lewisham ) 29.3
Salendine Nook High School Academy (Academy)

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Kirklees 45.9 53 Below average -0.4 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Salendine Nook High School Academy ) 29.5
Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy (Academy)

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Derbyshire 45.6 54 Below average -0.4 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy ) 29.3
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Hampshire 44.7 55 Well below average -0.54 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Hurst Community College ) 29.5

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Sandringham School (Academy)

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Hertfordshire 61.9 -- opens a popup Well above average 0.85 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Sandringham School ) 30.2
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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.

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

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

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 and colleges, including university technical colleges, studio schools and further education colleges which cover key stage 4, start educating pupils from the beginning of key stage 4, partway through the 5-year period covered by Progress 8. This should be taken into account when comparing their results with those for schools which start educating their pupils from the beginning of key stage 3.

Key stages

R = Reception

Phase Primary Secondary 16-18
Key stage KS1 KS2 KS3 KS4 -
School years R-2 3-6 7-9 10-11 12-14
Typical ages 4-7 7-11 11-14 14-16 16-18

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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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