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Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich (Academy)

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Southwark 52.6 1 Well above average 0.85 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Harris Girls' Academy East Dulwich ) 27.7
Bishop Douglass School Finchley (Academy)

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Barnet 51.9 2 Well above average 0.7 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Bishop Douglass School Finchley ) 27.6
Trinity Academy, Halifax (Academy)

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Calderdale 50.6 3 Well above average 0.67 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Trinity Academy, Halifax ) 27.7
Sir Christopher Hatton Academy (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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Northamptonshire 49.4 4 Well above average 0.62 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Sir Christopher Hatton Academy ) 27.8
Burnt Mill Academy (Academy)

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Essex 49.1 5 Above average 0.49 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Burnt Mill Academy ) 27.6
Highbury Fields School (Maintained School)

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Islington 49.1 5 Above average 0.47 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Highbury Fields School ) 27.9
Pleckgate High School (Academy)

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Blackburn with Darwen 48.3 7 Above average 0.38 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Pleckgate High School ) 27.8
Lynn Grove Academy (Academy)

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Norfolk 47.4 8 Above average 0.33 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Lynn Grove Academy ) 27.8
Philips High School (Maintained School)

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Bury 47.4 8 Above average 0.28 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Philips High School ) 27.7
Chichester Free School (Academy)

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West Sussex 46.9 10 Average 0.28 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Chichester Free School ) 28
Icknield High School (Academy)

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Luton 45.5 11 Above average 0.19 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Icknield High School ) 27.6
Hendon School (Academy)

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Barnet 45.4 12 Average 0.06 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Hendon School ) 27.5
Plumstead Manor School (Maintained School)

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Greenwich 45.3 13 Average 0.12 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Plumstead Manor School ) 27.7
Churchill Community College (Maintained School)

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North Tyneside 45 14 Average 0.12 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Churchill Community College ) 27.9
Trentham High School (Maintained School)

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Stoke-on-Trent 44.9 15 Average 0.03 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Trentham High School ) 27.8
Coleridge Community College (Academy)

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Cambridgeshire 44.8 16 Average -0.06 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Coleridge Community College ) 27.6
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Lincolnshire 44.7 17 Average 0.03 Open help text for Progress 8 score for St George's Academy ) 27.9
Kings Heath Boys (Maintained School)

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Birmingham 44.2 18 Average -0.04 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Kings Heath Boys ) 27.6
De Warenne Academy (Academy)

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Doncaster 43.9 19 Average -0.03 Open help text for Progress 8 score for De Warenne Academy ) 27.9
King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy (Academy)

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Birmingham 43.8 20 Average -0.04 Open help text for Progress 8 score for King Edward VI Sheldon Heath Academy ) 27.7
Somervale School Specialist Media Arts College (Academy)

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Bath and North East Somerset 43.8 20 Average -0.03 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Somervale School Specialist Media Arts College ) 27.8
Small Heath School (Maintained School)

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Birmingham 43.7 22 Average -0.02 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Small Heath School ) 27.8
John Flamsteed Community School (Academy)

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Derbyshire 43.4 23 Average -0.08 Open help text for Progress 8 score for John Flamsteed Community School ) 27.7
Humphry Davy School (Maintained School)

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Cornwall 43.3 24 Average -0.06 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Humphry Davy School ) 27.6
Bedale High School (Maintained School)

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North Yorkshire 43 25 Average -0.11 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Bedale High School ) 27.9
Childwall Sports & Science Academy (Academy)

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Liverpool 43 25 Average -0.08 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Childwall Sports & Science Academy ) 27.7
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North Yorkshire 42.9 27 Average -0.15 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Skipton Academy ) 27.8
The Regis School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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West Sussex 42.5 28 Average -0.16 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Regis School ) 27.8
St Joseph's Catholic High School, Business and Enterprise College (Maintained School)

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Cumbria 41.6 29 Average -0.25 Open help text for Progress 8 score for St Joseph's Catholic High School, Business and Enterprise College ) 27.6
Robert Blake Science College (Maintained School)

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Somerset 41.3 30 Below average -0.29 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Robert Blake Science College ) 27.8
Buckingham School (Maintained School)

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Buckinghamshire 41 31 Below average -0.34 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Buckingham School ) 27.8
The Duston School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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Northamptonshire 41 31 Below average -0.3 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Duston School ) 27.6
Shirley High School Performing Arts College (Academy)

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Croydon 40.5 33 Below average -0.36 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Shirley High School Performing Arts College ) 27.8
Lord Derby Academy (Academy)

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Knowsley 40.1 34 Below average -0.43 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Lord Derby Academy ) 27.7
Ridgewood High School (Academy)

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Dudley 40.1 34 Below average -0.43 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Ridgewood High School ) 27.8
Orchard Park High (Croydon) (Academy)

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Croydon 40 36 Below average -0.36 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Orchard Park High (Croydon) ) 27.7
Irlam and Cadishead College (Maintained School)

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Salford 39.9 37 Below average -0.45 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Irlam and Cadishead College ) 27.9
Seaton Burn College, A Specialist Business and Enterprise School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup

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North Tyneside 39.9 37 Below average -0.42 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Seaton Burn College, A Specialist Business and Enterprise School ) 27.6
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Isle of Wight 39.8 39 Below average -0.44 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Carisbrooke College ) 27.5
Berwick Academy (Academy)

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Northumberland 39.4 40 Below average -0.46 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Berwick Academy ) 27.8
Newsome High School (Maintained School)

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Kirklees 39.3 41 Below average -0.45 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Newsome High School ) 27.6
Stanground Academy (Academy)

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Peterborough 39 42 Below average -0.47 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Stanground Academy ) 27.8
Cape Cornwall School (Maintained School)

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Cornwall 38.3 43 Well below average -0.61 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Cape Cornwall School ) 27.7
Digitech Studio School (Academy)

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South Gloucestershire 38.3 43 Well below average -0.58 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Digitech Studio School ) 27.9
Broadoak Mathematics and Computing College (Academy)

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North Somerset 38.2 45 Well below average -0.57 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Broadoak Mathematics and Computing College ) 27.9
The Holly Hall Academy (Academy)

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Dudley 37.9 46 Well below average -0.58 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Holly Hall Academy ) 27.7
St Andrew's CofE School (Maintained School)

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Croydon 37.3 47 Well below average -0.63 Open help text for Progress 8 score for St Andrew's CofE School ) 27.8
The Cumberland School (Maintained School)

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Newham 37.2 48 Well below average -0.66 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Cumberland School ) 27.3
Notre Dame Catholic College (Maintained School)

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Liverpool 36.5 49 Well below average -0.85 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Notre Dame Catholic College ) 27.6
Buckinghamshire UTC (Academy)

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Buckinghamshire 35.5 50 Well below average -1.1 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Buckinghamshire UTC ) 27.8
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Lancashire 35.2 51 Well below average -0.93 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Norden High School & Sports College ) 27.9
Sir Thomas Boteler Church of England High School (Maintained School)

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Warrington 35.1 52 Well below average -0.9 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Sir Thomas Boteler Church of England High School ) 27.6
Phoenix Academy (Academy)

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Hammersmith and Fulham 33.7 53 Well below average -0.98 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Phoenix Academy ) 27.8
Gloucester Academy (Academy)

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Gloucestershire 33.2 54 Well below average -1.1 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Gloucester Academy ) 27.5
Balby Carr Community Academy (Academy)

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Doncaster 31.8 55 Well below average -1.22 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Balby Carr Community Academy ) 27.8

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Wellfield School (Maintained School)

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Durham 48.7 -- opens a popup Above average 0.34 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Wellfield School ) 28.1
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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 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.

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 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

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

National curriculum - further information on key stages and assessments taken.

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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