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St Thomas More Catholic Comprehensive School (Academy)
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Greenwich 56.5 1 Well above average 0.74 29.3
Central Foundation Boys' School (Maintained School)
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Islington 56.2 2 Well above average 0.7 29.2
Coombe Girls' School (Academy)
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Kingston upon Thames 56.2 2 Well above average 0.72 29.2
Salvatorian Roman Catholic College (Academy)
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Harrow 55.4 4 Well above average 0.6 29.2
Newlands Girls' School (Academy)
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Windsor and Maidenhead 55.3 5 Well above average 0.54 29.3
Riddlesdown Collegiate (Academy)
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Croydon 55 6 Well above average 0.59 29.2
Wymondham High Academy (Academy)
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Norfolk 54.6 7 Well above average 0.56 29.1
Elthorne Park High School (Maintained School)
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Ealing 53.7 8 Above average 0.45 28.9
St Bernard's High School (Academy)
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Southend-on-Sea 53.4 9 Above average 0.4 29.3
St Wilfrid's RC College (Academy)
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South Tyneside 53.4 9 Above average 0.43 29.3
Finham Park School (Academy)
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Coventry 52.9 11 Above average 0.33 29.1
All Hallows Catholic College (Academy)
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Cheshire East 52.7 12 Above average 0.35 29.2
Rutlish School (Maintained School)
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Merton 52.7 12 Well above average 0.5 29
Highlands School (Maintained School)
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Enfield 52.6 14 Above average 0.34 29.1
The Fallibroome Academy (Academy)
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Cheshire East 52.6 14 Above average 0.35 29.2
John Kyrle High School and Sixth Form Centre Academy (Academy)
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Herefordshire 52.1 16 Above average 0.33 29
Ripley St Thomas Church of England Academy (Academy)
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Lancashire 52.1 16 Above average 0.28 29.4
Beckfoot School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Bradford 52 18 Above average 0.28 29.1
Knutsford Academy (Academy)
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Cheshire East 52 18 Average 0.19 29.3
The Chantry School (Academy)
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Worcestershire 51.9 20 Average 0.2 29.3
Richard Lander School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Cornwall 51.4 21 Above average 0.19 29
Wolsingham School (Maintained School)
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Durham 51.4 21 Average 0.22 29.2
Arthur Mellows Village College (Academy)
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Peterborough 51.3 23 Above average 0.2 29.2
Monk's Walk School (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Hertfordshire 51.2 24 Above average 0.2 29.2
Gordano School (Academy)
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North Somerset 51.1 25 Above average 0.19 29.2
Enfield County School for Girls (Maintained School)
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Enfield 51 26 Above average 0.21 29.2
The Ridgeway School & Sixth Form College (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Swindon 51 26 Above average 0.23 29.2
St James School (Academy)
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Devon 50.9 28 Average 0.19 28.8
Bosworth Academy (Academy)
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Leicestershire 50.5 29 Average 0.14 29.1
Oaklands Catholic School (Academy)
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Hampshire 50.2 30 Average 0.08 29.1
The Nelson Thomlinson School (Maintained School)
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Cumbria 50.2 30 Average 0.1 29.1
The Snaith School (Academy)
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East Riding of Yorkshire 50.1 32 Average 0.07 29.1
Friesland School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Derbyshire 49.7 33 Average 0.01 29.2
St Thomas More Catholic School and Sixth Form College (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Warwickshire 49.3 34 Average 0.03 29.3
Southgate School (Academy)
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Enfield 49 35 Average -0.01 29.1
St Ivo Academy (Academy)
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Cambridgeshire 48.8 36 Average -0.04 29.1
Nova Hreod Academy (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Swindon 48.3 37 Average -0.08 29.3
Nunthorpe Academy (Academy)
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Redcar and Cleveland 48.3 37 Average -0.07 29.1
Wetherby High School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Leeds 48.1 39 Average -0.12 29.1
Chenderit School (Academy)
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Northamptonshire 48 40 Average -0.1 29.1
Moulton School and Science College (Academy)
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Northamptonshire 47.6 41 Average -0.16 29.1
Bonus Pastor Catholic College (Maintained School)
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Lewisham 47.5 42 Average -0.15 29.2
East Leake Academy (Academy)
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Nottinghamshire 47.5 42 Average -0.16 29.2
The Costello School (Academy)
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Hampshire 47.3 44 Average -0.16 29.1
Samuel Whitbread Academy (Academy)
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Central Bedfordshire 47.2 45 -0.21 29.2
The Nobel School (Maintained School) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
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Hertfordshire 47.2 45 Below average -0.21 29.1
Braunton Academy (Academy)
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Devon 46.9 47 Average -0.19 29.2
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Essex 46.3 48 Below average -0.27 29.2
Laurence Jackson School (Maintained School)
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Redcar and Cleveland 45.2 49 Below average -0.37 29.1
Christ The King Catholic High School and Sixth Form Centre (Maintained School)
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Sefton 44.6 50 Below average -0.46 29.1
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic College (Maintained School)
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Halton 44.1 51 Well below average -0.56 29.3
Co-op Academy Failsworth (Academy)
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Oldham 40.7 52 Well below average -0.82 29.2
RSA Academy (Academy)
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Sandwell 40.2 53 Well below average -0.86 29.1
North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College (Academy)
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North Somerset 38.8 54 -0.97 29.4
Walbottle Campus (Maintained School)
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Newcastle upon Tyne 37.5 55 Well below average -1.12 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 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 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 .

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.

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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.

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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