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St Andrew's Catholic School (Maintained School)
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Surrey 60.6 1 Well above average 0.98 29.7
The Cherwell School (Academy)
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Oxfordshire 60.3 2 Well above average 0.92 29.5
The Market Bosworth School (Academy)
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Leicestershire 58.6 3 Well above average 0.8 29.4
St Bede's School (Maintained School)
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Surrey 57.6 4 Well above average 0.68 29.6
Gunnersbury Catholic School (Maintained School)
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Hounslow 57.5 5 Well above average 0.66 29.6
Holyport College (Academy)
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Windsor and Maidenhead 57 6 Above average 0.49 29.5
St Augustine's Catholic College (Academy)
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Wiltshire 56.4 7 Well above average 0.61 29.6
Gumley House RC Convent School, FCJ (Academy)
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Hounslow 56 8 Well above average 0.52 29.6
Matthew Arnold School (Academy)
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Oxfordshire 55.4 9 Well above average 0.5 29.3
The King Edward VI Academy (Academy)
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Northumberland 55 10 0.45 29.6
Downlands Community School (Maintained School)
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West Sussex 54.7 11 Above average 0.42 29.6
The Ecclesbourne School (Academy)
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Derbyshire 54.6 12 Above average 0.38 29.8
The Downs School (Maintained School)
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West Berkshire 54.5 13 Above average 0.35 29.7
Warden Park School (Academy)
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West Sussex 54.2 14 Above average 0.39 29.5
Fulford School (Maintained School)
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York 54 15 Above average 0.3 29.4
Saint Cecilia's Church of England School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Wandsworth 54 15 Above average 0.38 29.6
Cardinal Newman Catholic School (Maintained School)
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Brighton and Hove 53.9 17 Above average 0.31 29.5
The Burgate School and Sixth Form (Academy)
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Hampshire 53.7 18 Above average 0.33 29.8
Saint Joan of Arc Catholic School (Academy)
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Hertfordshire 53.2 19 Above average 0.3 29.5
Tolworth Girls' School and Sixth Form (Academy)
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Kingston upon Thames 53.1 20 Above average 0.29 29.6
John F Kennedy Catholic School (Maintained School)
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Hertfordshire 53 21 Above average 0.25 29.6
Simon Balle All-Through School (Academy)
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Hertfordshire 52.7 22 Above average 0.21 29.4
Myton School (Academy)
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Warwickshire 52.6 23 Above average 0.18 29.5
Ashlawn School (Academy)
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Warwickshire 52.4 24 Above average 0.19 29.8
St Thomas More Catholic School (Academy)
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Gateshead 52.1 25 Average 0.14 29.5
Chestnut Grove School (Academy)
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Wandsworth 51.8 26 Average 0.15 29.7
Bushey Meads School (Academy)
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Hertfordshire 51.6 27 Average 0.04 29.5
The Castle School (Academy)
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South Gloucestershire 51.6 27 Above average 0.16 29.5
Sexey's School (Academy)
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Somerset 51.5 29 Average 0.28 29.7
The Knights Templar School (Academy)
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Hertfordshire 51.4 30 Average 0.08 29.5
North Cestrian School (Academy)
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Trafford 51 31 Average -0.12 29.7
Bede Academy (Academy)
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Northumberland 50.9 32 Average 0.03 29.4
St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School and Sixth Form College, Lanchester (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Durham 50.6 33 Average 0 29.6
St Martin's School Brentwood (Academy)
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Essex 50.6 33 Average 0 29.7
St Monica's RC High School (Maintained School)
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Bury 50.1 35 Average -0.05 29.4
The Blue School (Academy)
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Somerset 50.1 35 Average -0.05 29.6
Cardinal Newman Catholic High School (Maintained School)
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Warrington 49.9 37 Average -0.1 29.5
Heart of England School (Academy)
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Solihull 49.9 37 Average -0.07 29.5
Langley School (Academy)
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Solihull 49.7 39 Average -0.02 29.4
Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy (Academy)
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Derbyshire 49.4 40 Average -0.16 29.5
Liverpool Life Sciences UTC (Academy)
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Liverpool 49.3 41 -0.04 29.4
Sandbach School (Academy)
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Cheshire East 49.1 42 Average -0.15 29.5
The Hollyfield School and Sixth Form Centre (Academy)
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Kingston upon Thames 49.1 42 Average -0.08 29.6
Rossett School (Academy)
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North Yorkshire 49 44 Average -0.13 29.4
Kinver High School and Sixth Form (Academy)
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Staffordshire 48.9 45 Average -0.03 29.4
Maricourt Catholic High School (Maintained School)
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Sefton 48.7 46 Average -0.17 29.7
Aston Academy (Academy)
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Rotherham 48.6 47 Below average -0.19 29.7
Stokesley School (Academy)
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North Yorkshire 48.5 48 Below average -0.23 29.3
Up Holland High School (Maintained School)
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Lancashire 48.4 49 Average -0.19 29.6
Honiton Community College (Academy)
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Devon 48.2 50 Average -0.24 29.4
Ridgewood School (Academy)
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Doncaster 47.3 51 Below average -0.31 29.5
Park View School (Academy)
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Durham 47.1 52 Below average -0.35 29.6
Trinity School (Academy)
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Cumbria 45.5 53 Below average -0.49 29.4
UTC Oxfordshire (Academy)
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Oxfordshire 44.9 54 -0.58 29.4
Futures Institute Banbury (Academy)
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Oxfordshire 41.4 55 -0.73 29.7
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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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