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Mossbourne Community Academy (Academy)
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Hackney 60.6 1 Well above average 1.16 96% 5.97 29
Mossbourne Victoria Park Academy (Academy)
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Hackney 58.6 2 Well above average 0.96 93% 5.8 29
Central Foundation Girls' School (Maintained school)
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Tower Hamlets 56 3 Well above average 0.75 47% 4.9 29.2
St Catherine's Catholic School (Academy)
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Bexley 56 3 Well above average 0.76 73% 5.12 29.5
Gillotts School (Academy)
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Oxfordshire 55 5 Well above average 0.58 58% 5.07 29.2
The Heathland School (Maintained school)
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Hounslow 54.6 6 Well above average 0.65 71% 4.99 29.1
The Friary School (Maintained school)
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Staffordshire 54.5 7 Well above average 0.6 42% 4.47 29.1
St Michael's Catholic College (Academy)
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Southwark 53.4 8 Well above average 0.52 86% 5.07 28.9
Shoreham Academy (Academy)
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West Sussex 53.1 9 Above average 0.47 41% 4.72 29.3
Downlands Community School (Maintained school)
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West Sussex 52.7 10 Above average 0.42 79% 4.9 29.3
Fairfield High School (Academy)
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Herefordshire, County of 52.6 11 Above average 0.39 67% 4.83 29.2
King James's School (Maintained school)
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North Yorkshire 52.4 12 Above average 0.39 28% 4.55 29.1
Stepney Green Mathematics and Computing College (Academy)
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Tower Hamlets 52.2 13 Above average 0.36 67% 4.67 29.2
The Cavendish School (Academy)
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East Sussex 51.9 14 Above average 0.39 24% 4.35 29.2
Jane Austen College (Academy)
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Norfolk 51.4 15 Above average 0.29 62% 4.8 29.1
Ark Greenwich Free School (Academy)
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Greenwich 50.7 16 Average 0.18 57% 4.71 29.3
Beckfoot School (Academy)
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Bradford 50.5 17 Average 0.16 32% 4.38 29.1
St Monica's RC High School (Maintained school)
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Bury 50.4 18 Average 0.17 21% 4.35 29.2
The Douay Martyrs Catholic School (Academy)
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Hillingdon 50.3 19 Above average 0.22 80% 4.62 29.3
The UCL Academy (Academy)
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Camden 50.3 19 Average 0.1 67% 4.62 29.3
Lord Williams's School (Academy)
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Oxfordshire 49.5 21 Average 0.11 30% 4.4 29.2
Chorlton High School (Academy)
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Manchester 49.4 22 Average 0.11 57% 4.54 29.1
Diss High School (Academy)
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Norfolk 49.1 23 Average -0.02 78% 4.45 29.1
Westwood College (Academy)
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Staffordshire 49 24 0.1 55% 4.48 29
Polam Hall School (Academy)
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Darlington 48.6 25 Average -0.07 80% 4.49 29.3
The Queen Katherine School (Academy)
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Cumbria 48.6 25 Average 0.02 13% 4.13 29.2
Park House School (Academy)
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West Berkshire 48.5 27 Average 0.05 63% 4.48 29.2
Dallam School (Academy)
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Cumbria 48.4 28 Average -0.18 32% 4.13 29.4
The Kingsway School (Academy)
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Stockport 48.4 28 Average -0.04 48% 4.29 29.3
Chesterfield High School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Sefton 48.2 30 Average -0.04 49% 4.05 29.3
The Henry Cort Community College (Maintained school)
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Hampshire 48.2 30 Average -0.06 71% 4.21 29.3
Wollaston School (Maintained school)
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Northamptonshire 48.2 30 Average -0.02 22% 4.13 29.3
Eltham Hill School (Maintained school)
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Greenwich 48.1 33 Average -0.02 29% 4.13 29.1
Yateley School (Maintained school)
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Hampshire 48 34 Average -0.07 27% 4.07 29.4
English Martyrs Catholic School and Sixth Form College (Academy)
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Hartlepool 47.6 35 Average -0.1 33% 4.04 29.2
Chipping Sodbury School (Maintained school)
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South Gloucestershire 47.3 36 Average 0 56% 4.32 29
Bosworth Academy (Academy)
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Leicestershire 47.2 37 Average -0.13 62% 4.25 29.2
Crofton Academy (Academy)
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Wakefield 47.1 38 Average -0.15 14% 3.71 29
Woolwich Polytechnic School (Academy)
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Greenwich 47.1 38 Average -0.04 48% 4.21 29.2
Huntcliff School (Maintained school) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Redcar and Cleveland 47 40 Average -0.21 53% 4.23 29
Ashington Academy (Academy)
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Northumberland 46.5 41 Below average -0.21 37% 3.94 29.5
Brockington College (Academy)
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Leicestershire 46.5 41 Below average -0.19 14% 3.71 29.2
Driffield School and Sixth Form (Academy)
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East Riding of Yorkshire 46.2 43 Average -0.16 33% 4.18 29.2
Weobley High School (Maintained school)
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Herefordshire, County of 46.2 43 Below average -0.31 53% 4.19 29.3
De La Salle School (Maintained school)
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St. Helens 45.8 45 Below average -0.27 44% 3.89 29.2
Longridge High School A Maths and Computing College (Maintained school)
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Lancashire 44.9 46 Below average -0.38 22% 3.72 29.3
The Ferrers School (Academy)
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Northamptonshire 44.8 47 Below average -0.38 38% 3.92 29.2
St Philip Howard Catholic Voluntary Academy (Academy)
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Derbyshire 44.6 48 Below average -0.37 49% 3.77 29.2
St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy (Academy)
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Kirklees 44.5 49 Below average -0.41 27% 3.88 29.2
The Duchess's Community High School (Maintained school)
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Northumberland 44.3 50 Below average -0.38 21% 3.7 29.1
Honiton Community College (Academy)
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Devon 44 51 Below average -0.48 10% 3.79 29.3
Aldworth School (Maintained school)
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Hampshire 43.4 52 Below average -0.46 30% 3.78 29.2
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Hertfordshire 42.5 53 Well below average -0.59 25% 3.71 29
Quarrydale Academy (Academy)
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Nottinghamshire 41.2 54 Well below average -0.74 63% 3.69 29.1
The John Roan School (Maintained school)
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Greenwich 39.9 55 Well below average -0.84 64% 3.61 29.2

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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 within 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 .

In a small number of cases, pupils can have extremely negative progress scores that disproportionately affect a school’s overall progress score. To reduce the impact of these extreme scores, we set a limit on how negative a pupil’s progress score can be when calculating the school average. This will normally apply to 1 or 2 pupils per school, if any. Where a pupil’s score is more negative than this minimum value, an adjusted score will replace the pupil’s original progress score for the purpose of calculating a school’s overall progress average.

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.

Pupils included in a school's Progress 8 score

Pupils who have no key stage 2 results (for example, those arriving at secondary school from an independent school or abroad) are not included in the Progress 8 measure. See the Secondary Accountability Measures opens in a new window guidance for more information

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.

Entering EBacc

A pupil is considered to have entered for the English Baccalaureate if they entered for qualifications in English, maths, sciences, a language and either history or geography. The English Baccalaureate opens in a new window (EBacc) is not a test or qualification; it is a measure used to provide information about a particular range of qualifications.

University technical colleges, studio schools and some further education colleges with key stage 4 provision provide a specialist technical and professional education. It is not appropriate to expect the same rates of EBacc entry from these types of schools and colleges. They should decide on a case-by-case basis whether their specialist curriculum is compatible with the full EBacc.

EBacc average point score

The EBacc APS calculates a pupil's average point scores across the 5 pillars of the English Baccalaureate, allocating points to a pupil's best grades and dividing by 6 (the science grades count in 2 pillars, meaning a total of 6 pillars) to create an average point score per pupil. This measure is an average across the subjects (i.e. we divide the total by 6) and so is on a different scale to Attainment 8 which we calculated by simply awarding points score across 8 qualifications (without dividing the total).

This measure is based on the better result of either English language or English literature when both subjects are taken, maths, the best 2 results from the single sciences (3 out of 4 must be taken), or results from the combined science, the better result from either geography or history and the best result in languages.

For more information about how the EBacc average point score is calculated view the detailed guide to EBacc APS opens in a new window .

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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