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The Holy Cross School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Kingston upon Thames 60.4 1 Well above average 1.12 29% 5.11 29.3
Ark King Solomon Academy (Academy)
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Westminster 58.5 2 Well above average 0.99 97% 5.67 29.2
St Anne's Catholic High School for Girls (Maintained school)
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Enfield 57 3 Well above average 0.87 73% 5.29 29.4
Waddesdon Church of England School (Academy) Open help text for Better performing and within 75 miles opens a popup
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Buckinghamshire 56.8 4 Well above average 0.79 39% 4.89 29.3
Baylis Court School (Academy)
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Slough 55.6 5 Well above average 0.69 57% 4.82 29.4
Moulsham High School (Academy)
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Essex 54.8 6 Well above average 0.59 52% 4.84 29.2
La Sainte Union Catholic Secondary School (Maintained school)
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Camden 54.6 7 Well above average 0.52 57% 4.85 29.4
Boston Spa Academy (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Leeds 54.3 8 Well above average 0.5 14% 4.34 29.2
St Mary Magdalene Academy (Academy)
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Islington 53.4 9 Above average 0.43 46% 4.92 29.3
Freman College (Academy)
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Hertfordshire 53.3 10 0.44 53% 4.85 29.4
Fairfield High School for Girls (Academy)
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Tameside 53.2 11 Above average 0.41 43% 4.7 29.4
Healing Science Academy (Academy)
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North East Lincolnshire 53.2 11 Above average 0.43 55% 4.77 29.2
Woodbrook Vale School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Leicestershire 52.9 13 Above average 0.46 72% 4.92 29
Christ's College (Academy)
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Sunderland 52.8 14 Well above average 0.58 37% 4.57 29.5
Richard Lander School (Maintained school)
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Cornwall 52.5 15 Above average 0.33 28% 4.45 29.2
The Ridgeway School & Sixth Form College (Academy)
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Swindon 52.2 16 Above average 0.34 24% 4.52 29.2
Welland Park Academy (Academy)
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Leicestershire 52 17 Above average 0.27 28% 4.52 29.2
Chetwynde School (Academy)
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Cumbria 51.9 18 Average 0.09 49% 4.71 28.7
Trinity School (Academy)
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Kent 51.2 19 Average 0.21 49% 4.51 29.5
Hounsdown School (Academy)
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Hampshire 51 20 Above average 0.2 20% 4.35 29.2
Bishop Milner Catholic College (Academy)
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Dudley 50.7 21 Average 0.2 49% 4.31 29.3
Anthony Gell School (Maintained school)
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Derbyshire 50.1 22 Average 0.11 39% 4.38 29.2
All Saints' Catholic High School (Academy)
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Sheffield 50 23 Average 0.14 74% 4.6 29.1
The Blue School (Academy)
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Somerset 50 23 Average 0.13 24% 4.11 29.3
King's Norton Boys' School (Maintained school) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Birmingham 49.9 25 Average 0.11 57% 4.39 29.4
Alderbrook School (Academy)
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Solihull 49.7 26 Average 0.08 42% 4.44 29.3
Saint Michael's Catholic High School (Academy)
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Hertfordshire 49.4 27 Average 0.05 18% 4.19 29.4
Hele's School (Academy)
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Plymouth 49 28 Average 0.03 79% 4.67 29.3
King James's School (Academy)
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Kirklees 49 28 Average 0.01 55% 4.57 29.2
Stratford School Academy (Academy)
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Newham 49 28 Average 0.07 78% 4.23 29.1
Cottingham High School and Sixth Form College (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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East Riding of Yorkshire 48.6 31 Average -0.05 45% 4.4 29.3
St Bede's Roman Catholic High School, Blackburn (Maintained school)
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Blackburn with Darwen 48.2 32 Average -0.06 12% 4.01 29.4
Cleeve School (Academy)
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Gloucestershire 48.1 33 Average -0.06 41% 4.33 29.2
De Lisle College Loughborough Leicestershire (Academy)
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Leicestershire 48.1 33 Average -0.07 18% 3.93 29.3
Ashby School (Academy)
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Leicestershire 47.9 35 -0.08 50% 4.32 29.3
Blessed Edward Oldcorne Catholic College (Maintained school)
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Worcestershire 47.7 36 Average -0.1 22% 4.01 29.2
Kinver High School and Sixth Form (Academy)
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Staffordshire 47.6 37 Average -0.12 27% 4.06 29.2
Easington Academy (Academy)
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County Durham 47.5 38 Average -0.14 9% 3.87 29.1
Holy Trinity School (Academy)
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Worcestershire 46.9 39 Average -0.15 22% 3.78 29.2
Stratford Upon Avon School (Academy)
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Warwickshire 46.9 39 Average -0.17 49% 4.1 29.3
Coundon Court (Academy)
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Coventry 46.8 41 Below average -0.18 41% 4.2 29.3
Light Hall School (Academy)
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Solihull 46.5 42 Below average -0.21 54% 4.23 29.3
East Bergholt High School (Academy)
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Suffolk 45.8 43 Below average -0.3 34% 4.05 29.2
Hurstmere School (Academy)
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Bexley 45.7 44 Below average -0.32 17% 3.9 29.4
Oxted School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Surrey 45.4 45 Below average -0.34 56% 4.07 29.2
Ormskirk School (Maintained school)
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Lancashire 45 46 Below average -0.37 37% 3.92 29.3
Southlands High School (Academy)
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Lancashire 44.7 47 Below average -0.45 35% 3.76 29.3
Seaham High School (Maintained school)
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County Durham 44.6 48 Below average -0.4 33% 3.47 29
The Burton Borough School (Maintained school)
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Telford and Wrekin 44.6 48 Below average -0.43 33% 3.81 29.4
Longcroft School and Sixth Form College (Maintained school)
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East Riding of Yorkshire 44.1 50 Below average -0.5 14% 3.75 29.2
John Spence Community High School (Maintained school)
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North Tyneside 43.4 51 Well below average -0.53 55% 3.96 29.4
High Tunstall College of Science (Maintained school)
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Hartlepool 41.7 52 Well below average -0.67 32% 3.57 29.2
Walkden High School (Maintained school)
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Salford 41.2 53 Well below average -0.73 57% 3.69 29.1
Warblington School (Maintained school) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Hampshire 39.8 54 Well below average -0.89 64% 3.45 29.3
Hetton School (Maintained school)
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Sunderland 39.5 55 Well below average -0.94 8% 3.14 29.3
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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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