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All Saints Catholic College

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 109 Progress 8 score & description Well below average -0.58 Entering EBacc 7% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 91%
(132 of 145 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 32% Attainment 8 score 41.9 EBacc average point score 3.4
Audenshaw School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 187 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.06 Entering EBacc 16% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 98%
(192 of 196 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 56% Attainment 8 score 49.1 EBacc average point score 4.07
Copley Academy

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 136 Progress 8 score & description Well below average -0.94 Entering EBacc 16% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 89%
(122 of 137 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 19% Attainment 8 score 33.8 EBacc average point score 2.77
Droylsden Academy

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 181 Progress 8 score & description Below average -0.31 Entering EBacc 46% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 90%
(161 of 178 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 30% Attainment 8 score 40.9 EBacc average point score 3.58
Fairfield High School for Girls

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 193 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.54 Entering EBacc 55% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 88%
(169 of 192 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 56% Attainment 8 score 54.3 EBacc average point score 4.74
Great Academy Ashton

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 247 Progress 8 score & description Below average -0.24 Entering EBacc 12% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 89%
(224 of 253 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 29% Attainment 8 score 39.8 EBacc average point score 3.35
Laurus Ryecroft

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Longdendale High School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 132 Progress 8 score & description Well below average -0.64 Entering EBacc 61% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 94%
(153 of 163 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 33% Attainment 8 score 42.1 EBacc average point score 3.61
Rayner Stephens High School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 104 Progress 8 score & description Well below average -0.82 Entering EBacc 60% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) -- opens a popup Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 33% Attainment 8 score 34.9 EBacc average point score 3.14
West Hill School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 164 Progress 8 score & description Below average -0.38 Entering EBacc 2% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(154 of 158 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 46% Attainment 8 score 46.4 EBacc average point score 3.68
Ashlea House School

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Type of school Independent School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 3 Progress 8 score & description NP opens a popup Entering EBacc SUPP opens a popup Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) -- opens a popup Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs SUPP opens a popup Attainment 8 score SUPP opens a popup EBacc average point score SUPP opens a popup
Trinity School

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Type of school Independent School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 3 Progress 8 score & description NP opens a popup Entering EBacc SUPP opens a popup Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) -- opens a popup Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs SUPP opens a popup Attainment 8 score SUPP opens a popup EBacc average point score SUPP opens a popup
Alder Community High School

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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 148 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.02 Entering EBacc 31% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 88%
(125 of 142 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 52% Attainment 8 score 47.3 EBacc average point score 3.89
Denton Community College

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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 235 Progress 8 score & description Below average -0.26 Entering EBacc 10% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 88%
(162 of 184 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 33% Attainment 8 score 40.1 EBacc average point score 3.14
Hyde Community College

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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 179 Progress 8 score & description Average 0 Entering EBacc 7% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 93%
(164 of 176 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 32% Attainment 8 score 42.7 EBacc average point score 3.31
Mossley Hollins High School

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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 155 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.16 Entering EBacc 59% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 95%
(142 of 150 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 49% Attainment 8 score 49 EBacc average point score 4.41
St Damian's RC Science College

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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 154 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.28 Entering EBacc 62% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 92%
(138 of 150 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 58% Attainment 8 score 52.5 EBacc average point score 4.8
St Thomas More RC College

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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 145 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.32 Entering EBacc 63% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 94%
(143 of 152 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 61% Attainment 8 score 53.2 EBacc average point score 4.79
Brambles School

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Cromwell High School

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Type of school Special School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 17 Progress 8 score & description Well below average -1.45 Entering EBacc 0% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 100%
(12 of 12 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 0% Attainment 8 score 0.3 EBacc average point score 0
Greater Manchester Alternative Provision

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Special School No data available or applicable for this school or college
Lime Meadows

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Samuel Laycock School

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Type of school Special School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 24 Progress 8 score & description NE opens a popup Entering EBacc NE opens a popup Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 91%
(20 of 22 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs NE opens a popup Attainment 8 score NE opens a popup EBacc average point score NE opens a popup
Thomas Ashton School

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Tameside 2512 Below average
-0.17
31.30% 92%
(2290 of 2495 pupils)
40.40% 43.9 3.72
England - state-funded schools 523626 -0.02 38.40% 94%
(508945 of 541120 pupils)
43.30% 46.5 4.04
England - all schools 583617 35.20% 40.20% 44.5 3.85
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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.

Type of school or college

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 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 (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.

Staying in education or entering employment for at least 2 terms after key stage 4

This shows the number of pupils who either stayed in education or went into employment after finishing key stage 4 (after year 11, usually aged 16). This is for pupils who finished year 11 in 2015, which is the most recent data currently available. This figure covers any sustained education or employment destination.

Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs

This tells you the percentage of pupils who achieved grade 5 or above in the 2017 reformed English and maths GCSEs opens in a new window . Reformed GCSEs are graded 1 (low) to 9 (high). Grade 5 in the new grading is a similar level of achievement to a high grade C or low grade B in the old grading.

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.

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 APSOpens in a new window

Associated Schools

Laurus Ryecroft is a new academy which opened 03/09/2018.

Greater Manchester Alternative Provision is a new school which opened on 19/12/2017

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