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Langley Park School for Girls (Academy)
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Bromley 59.9 1 Well above average 0.83 82% 5.72 29.9
Clapton Girls' Academy (Academy)
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Hackney 58.7 2 Well above average 0.72 40% 5.05 29.9
All Hallows Catholic School (Maintained school)
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Surrey 57.5 3 Well above average 0.59 80% 5.32 30
Grey Court School (Academy)
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Richmond upon Thames 57 4 Well above average 0.54 63% 5.18 29.8
Holy Family Roman Catholic and Church of England College (Maintained school)
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Rochdale 57 4 Well above average 0.53 23% 4.8 30.1
Colston's Girls' School (Academy)
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Bristol, City of 56.7 6 Well above average 0.51 91% 5.49 29.7
Rushcliffe School (Academy)
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Nottinghamshire 56.3 7 Well above average 0.55 30% 4.85 29.7
Tapton School (Academy)
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Sheffield 56.1 8 Above average 0.46 63% 5.1 29.6
Bramhall High School (Maintained school)
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Stockport 56 9 Above average 0.43 32% 4.87 29.8
Prendergast School (Maintained school) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Lewisham 56 9 Above average 0.45 82% 5.29 29.9
The Willink School (Maintained school)
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West Berkshire 55.9 11 Above average 0.41 93% 5.41 30.1
Saint Joan of Arc Catholic School (Academy)
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Hertfordshire 55.4 12 Above average 0.41 61% 5.04 30
The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls (Academy)
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Havering 55 13 Above average 0.29 62% 4.99 30
The Fallibroome Academy (Academy)
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Cheshire East 54.9 14 Above average 0.35 30% 4.72 29.8
Bohunt School (Academy)
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Hampshire 54.8 15 Above average 0.33 50% 4.93 29.9
Charters School (Academy)
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Windsor and Maidenhead 54.8 15 Above average 0.29 30% 4.63 29.7
St Mary's Catholic High School, A Catholic Voluntary Academy (Academy)
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Derbyshire 54.6 17 Above average 0.31 33% 4.74 29.9
St Mary's Catholic School (Academy)
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Newcastle upon Tyne 54.6 17 Above average 0.28 80% 5.1 29.8
The Priory School (Academy)
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Shropshire 54.6 17 Above average 0.34 46% 4.87 29.7
Wilmslow High School (Maintained school)
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Cheshire East 54.5 20 Above average 0.3 31% 4.78 29.9
Hope Valley College (Academy)
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Derbyshire 54 21 Above average 0.28 28% 4.76 29.9
Blue Coat Church of England School and Music College (Academy)
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Coventry 53.8 22 Above average 0.27 72% 4.86 29.7
Chelsea Academy (Academy)
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Kensington and Chelsea 53.5 23 Above average 0.25 22% 4.56 29.9
Joyce Frankland Academy, Newport (Academy)
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Essex 53.5 23 Average 0.21 66% 4.91 30
Hayes School (Academy)
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Bromley 53.4 25 Above average 0.19 62% 4.88 29.7
Stoke Newington School and Sixth Form (Maintained school)
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Hackney 53.3 26 Above average 0.18 53% 4.76 30.1
The Chase (Academy)
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Worcestershire 52.9 27 Average 0.05 29% 4.65 29.8
Redhill School (Academy)
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Dudley 52.8 28 Average 0.15 70% 4.98 30
St Nicholas Catholic High School (Maintained school)
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Cheshire West and Chester 52.5 29 Average 0.15 80% 4.91 29.7
St Anthony's Girls' Catholic Academy (Academy)
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Sunderland 52.2 30 Average 0.09 81% 4.84 30
Hummersknott Academy (Academy)
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Darlington 52.1 31 Average 0.06 56% 4.62 29.8
Ravens Wood School (Academy)
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Bromley 52.1 31 Average 0.08 70% 4.83 29.9
The Hemel Hempstead School (Maintained school)
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Hertfordshire 52 33 Average 0.07 47% 4.71 29.9
Conyers School (Academy)
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Stockton-on-Tees 51.9 34 Average 0.05 50% 4.58 29.8
Finham Park School (Academy)
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Coventry 51.7 35 Average -0.01 54% 4.78 30
John Port Spencer Academy (Academy)
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Derbyshire 51.7 35 Average 0.03 17% 4.32 29.8
Cardinal Newman Catholic School (Maintained school)
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Brighton and Hove 51.5 37 Average 0.01 53% 4.71 30
Helsby High School (Maintained school)
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Cheshire West and Chester 51.3 38 Average -0.01 51% 4.56 29.9
Fullbrook School (Academy)
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Surrey 50.8 39 Average -0.06 86% 4.68 29.9
Marple Hall School (Maintained school)
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Stockport 50.8 39 Average -0.06 77% 4.8 29.9
Chestnut Grove School (Academy)
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Wandsworth 50.4 41 Average -0.04 58% 4.62 29.8
St John's Catholic School & Sixth Form College (Academy)
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County Durham 50.2 42 Average -0.13 17% 4.01 30
Cams Hill School (Academy)
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Hampshire 50 43 Average -0.12 53% 4.54 30
Marylebone Boys' School (Academy)
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Westminster 49.6 44 Average -0.21 71% 4.71 29.9
Oakwood High School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Rotherham 49 45 Below average -0.27 30% 4.08 30
BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology (Independent school)
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Croydon 48.7 46 -0.3 15% 3.78 30.1
The Crompton House Church of England Academy (Academy)
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Oldham 48.6 47 Below average -0.28 62% 4.42 29.8
Allestree Woodlands School (Academy)
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Derby 48 48 Below average -0.36 74% 4.42 29.9
The Wavell School (Maintained school)
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Hampshire 47.7 49 Below average -0.39 68% 4.5 29.9
Huish Episcopi Academy (Academy)
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Somerset 47 50 Below average -0.43 53% 4.22 29.9
Sacred Heart Catholic College (Maintained school)
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Sefton 46.8 51 Below average -0.46 21% 3.95 30
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Derbyshire 46.4 52 Below average -0.49 40% 4.12 29.9
Ashton-on-Mersey School (Academy)
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Trafford 46.2 53 Below average -0.5 37% 4 30.1
Westfield Academy (Academy)
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Somerset 45.9 54 Well below average -0.55 15% 3.97 29.9
Saddleworth School (Maintained school)
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Oldham 45.8 55 Well below average -0.54 14% 3.63 29.9
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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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