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Airedale Academy

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 99 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.27 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Airedale Academy ) Attainment 8 score 40.2 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 25% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 18% Entering EBacc 69% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 82%
(126 of 153 pupils)
St Wilfrid's Catholic High School & Sixth Form College: A Voluntary Academy

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 278 Progress 8 score & description Average -0.05 Open help text for Progress 8 score for St Wilfrid's Catholic High School & Sixth Form College: A Voluntary Academy ) Attainment 8 score 48.2 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 47% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 30% Entering EBacc 59% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 94%
(263 of 279 pupils)
The King's School Specialising in Mathematics and Computing

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 201 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.1 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The King's School Specialising in Mathematics and Computing ) Attainment 8 score 47.1 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 39% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 22% Entering EBacc 56% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 90%
(185 of 206 pupils)
Horbury Academy

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 202 Progress 8 score & description Average -0.15 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Horbury Academy ) Attainment 8 score 46.8 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 48% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 26% Entering EBacc 54% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 92%
(191 of 208 pupils)
St Thomas à Becket Catholic Secondary School, A Voluntary Academy

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 142 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.28 Open help text for Progress 8 score for St Thomas à Becket Catholic Secondary School, A Voluntary Academy ) Attainment 8 score 49.8 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 51% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 27% Entering EBacc 44% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 96%
(145 of 151 pupils)
The Freeston Academy

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 155 Progress 8 score & description Well below average -0.51 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Freeston Academy ) Attainment 8 score 40 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 30% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 21% Entering EBacc 41% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 93%
(162 of 174 pupils)
Minsthorpe Community College, A Specialist Science College

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 233 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.08 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Minsthorpe Community College, A Specialist Science College ) Attainment 8 score 41.9 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 33% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 19% Entering EBacc 41% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 91%
(242 of 265 pupils)
Crofton Academy

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 202 Progress 8 score & description Below average -0.29 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Crofton Academy ) Attainment 8 score 44.4 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 36% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 16% Entering EBacc 33% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 94%
(192 of 204 pupils)
Wakefield City Academy

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 116 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.31 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Wakefield City Academy ) Attainment 8 score 43.8 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 39% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 22% Entering EBacc 33% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 88%
(123 of 140 pupils)
Ossett Academy and Sixth Form College

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 264 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.05 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Ossett Academy and Sixth Form College ) Attainment 8 score 51.7 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 60% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 21% Entering EBacc 32% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 95%
(259 of 272 pupils)
Outwood Grange Academy

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 355 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.48 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Outwood Grange Academy ) Attainment 8 score 52.7 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 68% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 21% Entering EBacc 30% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 96%
(341 of 357 pupils)
Kettlethorpe High School, A Specialist Maths and Computing College

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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 275 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.14 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Kettlethorpe High School, A Specialist Maths and Computing College ) Attainment 8 score 48.1 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 41% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 21% Entering EBacc 28% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 96%
(301 of 315 pupils)
De Lacy Academy

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 104 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.25 Open help text for Progress 8 score for De Lacy Academy ) Attainment 8 score 44.9 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 27% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 13% Entering EBacc 21% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 89%
(90 of 101 pupils)
Carleton Community High School A Specialist Science With Mathematics School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 146 Progress 8 score & description Below average -0.23 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Carleton Community High School A Specialist Science With Mathematics School ) Attainment 8 score 41.9 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 36% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 8% Entering EBacc 20% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 94%
(145 of 155 pupils)
Hemsworth Arts and Community Academy

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 192 Progress 8 score & description Well below average -0.58 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Hemsworth Arts and Community Academy ) Attainment 8 score 35.8 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 26% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 4% Entering EBacc 18% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 93%
(238 of 257 pupils)
The Featherstone Academy

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 73 Progress 8 score & description Average -0.1 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Featherstone Academy ) Attainment 8 score 42.6 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 27% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 7% Entering EBacc 12% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 88%
(66 of 75 pupils)
Castleford Academy

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 210 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.64 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Castleford Academy ) Attainment 8 score 48.5 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 42% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 9% Entering EBacc 10% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 95%
(236 of 249 pupils)
Cathedral Academy

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 110 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.54 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Cathedral Academy ) Attainment 8 score 42.7 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 31% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 4% Entering EBacc 6% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 84%
(135 of 161 pupils)
High Well School

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Type of school Special School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 13 Progress 8 score & description Well below average -2.54 Open help text for Progress 8 score for High Well School ) Attainment 8 score 1.5 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 0% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 0% Entering EBacc 0% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 44%
(7 of 16 pupils)
Highfield 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 -1.42 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Highfield School ) Attainment 8 score 1.3 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 0% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 0% Entering EBacc 0% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) 96%
(23 of 24 pupils)
Ackworth School

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Type of school Independent School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 42 Progress 8 score & description NP opens a popup Attainment 8 score 30.5 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 0% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 0% Entering EBacc 0% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) -- opens a popup
Cathedral Academy

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Denby Grange School

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Type of school Special School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 13 Progress 8 score & description NP opens a popup Attainment 8 score 1.7 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 0% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 0% Entering EBacc 0% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) -- opens a popup
The Grange School

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Hall Cliffe Primary School

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Hall Cliffe School

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Type of school Independent School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 5 Progress 8 score & description NP opens a popup Attainment 8 score SUPP opens a popup Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs SUPP opens a popup Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above SUPP opens a popup Entering EBacc SUPP opens a popup Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) -- opens a popup
Meadowcroft School

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Type of school Special School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 9 Progress 8 score & description NP opens a popup Attainment 8 score NE opens a popup Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs NE opens a popup Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above NE opens a popup Entering EBacc NE opens a popup Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) -- opens a popup
Oakfield Park School, Ackworth

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Type of school Special School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 14 Progress 8 score & description NE opens a popup Attainment 8 score NE opens a popup Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs NE opens a popup Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above NE opens a popup Entering EBacc NE opens a popup Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) SUPP opens a popup
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Outwood Academy Freeston

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Outwood Academy Hemsworth

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Queen Elizabeth Grammar School

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Type of school Independent School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 115 Progress 8 score & description NP opens a popup Attainment 8 score 45.6 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 0% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 0% Entering EBacc 0% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) -- opens a popup
Silcoates School

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Type of school Independent School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 55 Progress 8 score & description NP opens a popup Attainment 8 score 31.1 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 0% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 0% Entering EBacc 0% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) -- opens a popup
Tlg Wakefield

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Wakefield Girls' High School

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Type of school Independent School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 93 Progress 8 score & description NP opens a popup Attainment 8 score 73.5 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 96% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 74% Entering EBacc 77% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) -- opens a popup
Wakefield Independent School

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Type of school Independent School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 12 Progress 8 score & description NP opens a popup Attainment 8 score 42.4 Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 42% Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above 25% Entering EBacc 50% Staying in education or entering employment (2015 leavers) -- opens a popup
Wakefield 3402 Above average
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45.5 42.10% 18.30% 34.40% 92%
(3475 of 3770 pupils)
England - state-funded schools 527744 -0.03 46.3 42.70% 21.30% 38.20% 94%
(519985 of 553910 pupils)
England - all schools 587497 44.6 39.60% 19.70% 35.00%
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Key stages

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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 and colleges, including university technical colleges, studio schools and further education colleges which cover key stage 4, start educating pupils from the beginning of key stage 4, partway through the 5-year period covered by Progress 8. This should be taken into account when comparing their results with those for schools which start educating their pupils from the beginning of key stage 3.

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.

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.

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.

Achieving EBacc at grade 5/C or above

This is the percentage of pupils who achieved the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) at a grade 5 or above in English and maths, and at a grade C or above in the following subject areas: sciences, a language, and either history or geography. The English Baccalaureate is not a test or qualification; it is a measure used to provide information about a particular range of qualifications. The grading of English and maths GCSEs changed in the 2017 GCSEs reforms. 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.

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. Our position is that it is not appropriate to expect the same rates of EBacc entry from these types of provision and that each school should decide on a case-by-case basis whether its 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.

Associated Schools

Cathedral Academy is a new academy which opened 01/03/2018.

Outwood Academy Freeston is a new academy which opened 01/05/2018.

Outwood Academy Hemsworth is a new academy which opened 01/05/2018.

Tlg Wakefield is a new school which opened on 13/07/2017

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