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Outwood Academy Acklam (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils (opens a popup)

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Local authority
Middlesbrough
49.1 1
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Well above average 0.63 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Outwood Academy Acklam )
24.7
Bridgwater College Academy (Academy)

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Local authority
Somerset
48.1 2
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Well above average 0.51 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Bridgwater College Academy )
24.7
Forest Hall School (Academy)

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Local authority
Essex
47.4 3
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Above average 0.45 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Forest Hall School )
24.7
George Mitchell School (Maintained School)

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Local authority
Waltham Forest
47.1 4
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Well above average 0.53 Open help text for Progress 8 score for George Mitchell School )
24.9
New Rickstones Academy (Academy)

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Local authority
Essex
46.2 5
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Above average 0.27 Open help text for Progress 8 score for New Rickstones Academy )
24.7
Shireland Collegiate Academy (Academy) Open help text for Better performing and within 75 miles (opens a popup)

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Local authority
Sandwell
46 6
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Above average 0.3 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Shireland Collegiate Academy )
24.6
The Oldham Academy North (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils (opens a popup)

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Local authority
Oldham
45.7 7
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Above average 0.33 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Oldham Academy North )
24.9
Kingsway Park High School (Maintained School) Open help text for Better performing and within 75 miles (opens a popup)

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Local authority
Rochdale
44.8 8
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Above average 0.17 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Kingsway Park High School )
24.8
The Ebbsfleet Academy (Academy)

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Local authority
Kent
44.8 8
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Average 0.19 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Ebbsfleet Academy )
24.7
Oasis Academy Shirley Park (Academy)

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Local authority
Croydon
44.6 10
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Above average 0.18 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Oasis Academy Shirley Park )
24.7
Hinde House 3-16 School (Academy) Open help text for Better performing and within 75 miles (opens a popup)

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Local authority
Sheffield
44.1 11
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Above average 0.39 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Hinde House 3-16 School )
24.5
Beacon Academy (Academy)

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Local authority
North East Lincolnshire
43.8 12
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Average 0.05 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Beacon Academy )
24.7
Burnage Academy for Boys (Academy)

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Local authority
Manchester
43.3 13
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Average 0.15 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Burnage Academy for Boys )
24.7
Sirius Academy North (Academy)

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Local authority
Kingston upon Hull City of
43.3 13
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Average 0.18 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Sirius Academy North )
24.9
Balaam Wood School (Maintained School)

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Local authority
Birmingham
43.2 15
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Average 0.05 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Balaam Wood School )
24.8
The Quest Academy (Academy)

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Local authority
Croydon
43.2 15
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Average 0.15 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Quest Academy )
24.8
Northumberland Park Community School (Maintained School)

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Local authority
Haringey
43.1 17
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Above average 0.25 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Northumberland Park Community School )
24.5
Clacton Coastal Academy (Academy)

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Local authority
Essex
42.7 18
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Average -0.01 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Clacton Coastal Academy )
24.8
Sowerby Bridge High School (Maintained School)

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Local authority
Calderdale
42.4 19
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Average 0.04 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Sowerby Bridge High School )
24.8
Parkwood E-Act Academy (Academy) Open help text for Better performing and within 75 miles (opens a popup)

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Local authority
Sheffield
42.3 20
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Above average 0.32 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Parkwood E-Act Academy )
24.8
SchoolsCompany The Goodwin Academy (Academy)

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Local authority
Kent
42.3 20
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Average -0.09 Open help text for Progress 8 score for SchoolsCompany The Goodwin Academy )
25
St Thomas More Catholic School (Academy)

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Local authority
Haringey
42.3 20
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
LOWCOV(opens a popup)
24.4
Dover Christ Church Academy (Academy)

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Local authority
Kent
41.2 23
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Below average -0.22 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Dover Christ Church Academy )
24.8
King Edward VI Academy (Academy)

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Local authority
Lincolnshire
41.2 23
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Average -0.2 Open help text for Progress 8 score for King Edward VI Academy )
25
Babington Community College (Maintained School) Open help text for Better performing and within 75 miles (opens a popup)

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Local authority
Leicester
41.1 25
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Average 0.03 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Babington Community College )
24.6
Greenacre School (Academy)

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Local authority
Medway
41.1 25
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Average -0.16 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Greenacre School )
24.7
Sittingbourne Community College (Academy)

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Local authority
Kent
41 27
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Below average -0.23 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Sittingbourne Community College )
25
Astor College (A Specialist College for the Arts) (Academy)

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Local authority
Kent
40.8 28
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Below average -0.22 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Astor College (A Specialist College for the Arts) )
25
The Hathaway Academy (Academy)

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Local authority
Thurrock
40.8 28
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Below average -0.34 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Hathaway Academy )
24.9
Oasis Academy Lister Park (Academy)

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Local authority
Bradford
40.3 30
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Average -0.19 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Oasis Academy Lister Park )
24.8
Spires Academy (Academy)

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Local authority
Kent
40.1 31
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Below average -0.28 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Spires Academy )
24.8
Risedale Sports and Community College (Maintained School)

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Local authority
North Yorkshire
40 32
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Below average -0.29 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Risedale Sports and Community College )
25
The City Academy Bristol (Academy)

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Bristol City of
39.7 33
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Average -0.19 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The City Academy Bristol )
24.8
Leeds City Academy (Academy)

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Leeds
39.5 34
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
LOWCOV(opens a popup)
24.8
The Victory Academy (Academy)

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Local authority
Medway
39.5 34
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Below average -0.22 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Victory Academy )
24.5
Lyng Hall School (Maintained School)

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Local authority
Coventry
38.9 36
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Below average -0.34 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Lyng Hall School )
24.9
Marsden Heights Community College (Maintained School)

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Local authority
Lancashire
38.8 37
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Below average -0.33 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Marsden Heights Community College )
24.6
Fir Vale School (Academy)

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Sheffield
38.6 38
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Below average -0.17 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Fir Vale School )
24.8
Thomas Bennett Community College (Academy)

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West Sussex
38.1 39
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Below average -0.42 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Thomas Bennett Community College )
24.7
Pent Valley Technology College (Maintained School)

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Local authority
Kent
38 40
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Well below average -0.63 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Pent Valley Technology College )
25.1
City Academy Norwich (Academy)

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Norfolk
37.8 41
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Well below average -0.51 Open help text for Progress 8 score for City Academy Norwich )
24.6
St John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School (Maintained School)

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Local authority
Medway
37.8 41
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Below average -0.44 Open help text for Progress 8 score for St John Fisher Catholic Comprehensive School )
24.7
Oasis Academy Hextable (Academy)

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Local authority
Kent
37.6 43
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Below average -0.48 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Oasis Academy Hextable )
24.8
Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey (Academy)

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Local authority
Kent
37.4 44
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Well below average -0.55 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey )
24.8
Daventry UTC (Academy)

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Northamptonshire
36.4 45
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Well below average -0.74 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Daventry UTC )
24.8
Ormiston Denes Academy (Academy)

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Local authority
Suffolk
35.6 46
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Well below average -0.67 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Ormiston Denes Academy )
24.6
Leeds East Academy (Academy)

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Leeds
35.4 47
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Well below average -0.74 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Leeds East Academy )
24.6
The West Grantham Academy St Hugh's (Academy)

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Local authority
Lincolnshire
35 48
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Well below average -0.81 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The West Grantham Academy St Hugh's )
24.8
Hull College (College)

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Kingston upon Hull City of
34.6 49
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Well below average -0.93 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Hull College )
24.9
King's Leadership Academy, Liverpool (Academy)

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Liverpool
33.2 50
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Well below average -1 Open help text for Progress 8 score for King's Leadership Academy, Liverpool )
24.5
Unity City Academy (Academy)

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Middlesbrough
32.7 51
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Well below average -0.8 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Unity City Academy )
24.9
The Royal Harbour Academy (Maintained School)

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Local authority
Kent
31.8 52
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Well below average -1.14 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Royal Harbour Academy )
24.7
Bloxwich Academy (Academy)

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Walsall
29.6 53
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Well below average -1.36 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Bloxwich Academy )
24.8
Hugh Baird College (College)

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Sefton
16.7 54
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Well below average -2.62 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Hugh Baird College )
25
London South East Colleges (College)

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Bromley
16.4 55
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
Well below average -2.6 Open help text for Progress 8 score for London South East Colleges )
24.9
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.

Position within the group

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

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.

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 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.

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

Schools and colleges not covering full Progress 8 period

Progress 8 measures a pupil's academic progress during Key Stages 3 and 4. 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

PhasePrimarySecondary16-18
Key stageKS1KS2KS3KS4-
School yearsR-23-67-910-1112-14
Typical ages4-77-1111-1414-1616-18

The national curriculum - for further information on key stages and assessments taken

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