We plan to publish the primary (key stage 2) results in December 2017, then revised secondary (key stage 4) and 16 to 18 results in January 2018. See our publication timetable for full details.
Due to recent changes to pre-release access (PRA), the department will not be granting 24 hour pre-release access of school and college performance tables data to media organisations in advance of publications. See the statement from the Head of Profession for Statistics in DfE for further information.
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Bedford Girls' School

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Type of school or college Independent School
Number of students with an A level exam entry
Number of students with an A level exam entry 90
Progress score & description Above average 0.29 Open help text for A levels progress score for Bedford Girls' School Average result
Grade
Grade B
Point score
Point score 38.73
Students completing their main study programme NA(opens a popup) Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 20.2%
(84 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels B
40.24
(84 students)
Bedford Modern School

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Type of school or college Independent School
Number of students with an A level exam entry
Number of students with an A level exam entry 146
Progress score & description Above average 0.28 Open help text for A levels progress score for Bedford Modern School Average result
Grade
Grade B+
Point score
Point score 43.01
Students completing their main study programme NA(opens a popup) Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 34.7%
(144 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels B+
44.10
(144 students)
Bedford School

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Type of school or college Independent School
Number of students with an A level exam entry
Number of students with an A level exam entry 111
Progress score & description Above average 0.26 Open help text for A levels progress score for Bedford School Average result
Grade
Grade B+
Point score
Point score 42.60
Students completing their main study programme NA(opens a popup) Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 36.8%
(106 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels B+
43.71
(106 students)
Kimberley 16 - 19 Stem College

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Type of school or college Academy
Number of students with an A level exam entry
Number of students with an A level exam entry 172
Progress score & description Average 0.03 Open help text for A levels progress score for Kimberley 16 - 19 Stem College Average result
Grade
Grade C
Point score
Point score 29.88
Students completing their main study programme 99.0% Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 17.9%
(95 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C+
33.16
(95 students)
Mark Rutherford School

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Type of school or college Academy
Number of students with an A level exam entry
Number of students with an A level exam entry 119
Progress score & description Average -0.03 Open help text for A levels progress score for Mark Rutherford School Average result
Grade
Grade C
Point score
Point score 29.70
Students completing their main study programme 96.0% Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 17.2%
(64 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C+
33.28
(65 students)
Sharnbrook Academy

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Type of school or college Academy
Number of students with an A level exam entry
Number of students with an A level exam entry 345
Progress score & description Average -0.08 Open help text for A levels progress score for Sharnbrook Academy Average result
Grade
Grade C
Point score
Point score 29.61
Students completing their main study programme 97.9% Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 16.0%
(231 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C+
32.23
(232 students)
Bedford College

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Type of school or college College
Number of students with an A level exam entry
Number of students with an A level exam entry 203
Progress score & description Average -0.11 Open help text for A levels progress score for Bedford College Average result
Grade
Grade D+
Point score
Point score 24.67
Students completing their main study programme 92.2% Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 4.5%
(111 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C-
28.05
(111 students)
Bedford Academy

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Type of school or college Academy
Number of students with an A level exam entry
Number of students with an A level exam entry 38
Progress score & description Average -0.13 Open help text for A levels progress score for Bedford Academy Average result
Grade
Grade D+
Point score
Point score 24.32
Students completing their main study programme 100.0% Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 0.0%
(9 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C+
32.59
(9 students)
Hastingsbury Business & Enterprise College

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Type of school or college Maintained School
Number of students with an A level exam entry
Number of students with an A level exam entry 62
Progress score & description Average -0.17 Open help text for A levels progress score for Hastingsbury Business & Enterprise College Average result
Grade
Grade C-
Point score
Point score 26.14
Students completing their main study programme 100.0% Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 14.3%
(21 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C+
34.13
(21 students)
St Thomas More Catholic School

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Type of school or college Academy
Number of students with an A level exam entry
Number of students with an A level exam entry 91
Progress score & description Below average -0.23 Open help text for A levels progress score for St Thomas More Catholic School Average result
Grade
Grade C-
Point score
Point score 28.03
Students completing their main study programme 88.9% Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 5.9%
(34 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C+
32.86
(35 students)
Wootton Upper School

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Type of school or college Academy
Number of students with an A level exam entry
Number of students with an A level exam entry 37
Progress score & description Below average -0.24 Open help text for A levels progress score for Wootton Upper School Average result
Grade
Grade C-
Point score
Point score 27.02
Students completing their main study programme 96.6% Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 0.0%
(20 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C
30.33
(20 students)
Biddenham International School and Sports College

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Type of school or college Maintained School
Number of students with an A level exam entry
Number of students with an A level exam entry 105
Progress score & description Below average -0.26 Open help text for A levels progress score for Biddenham International School and Sports College Average result
Grade
Grade D+
Point score
Point score 24.02
Students completing their main study programme 96.6% Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 7.0%
(71 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C
29.01
(71 students)
Cambian Walnut Tree Lodge School

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E-Spired

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KWS Educational Services

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Type of school or college Independent School
Number of students with an A level exam entry
Number of students with an A level exam entry NE(opens a popup)
Progress score & description NA(opens a popup) Average result
Grade
Grade NE(opens a popup)
Point score
Point score NE(opens a popup)
Students completing their main study programme NA(opens a popup) Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects NE(opens a popup) Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels NE(opens a popup)
Kempston Challenger Academy

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Oracle School, Bedford

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Ridgeway School

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Rushmoor School

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St Andrew's School

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St John's School

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Wixams Academy

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School or college name
Bedford
Number of students with an A level exam entry
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NA(opens a popup) Average result
Grade
C-
Point score
27.79
96.0% 12.2% C
31.43
School or college name
England - state-funded schools only
Number of students with an A level exam entry
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0.00 Average result
Grade
C
Point score
30.45
96.1% 13.9% C+
33.80
School or college name
England - all schools
Number of students with an A level exam entry
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0.00 Average result
Grade
C+
Point score
31.79
17.0% C+
34.97
A-level

These figures are based on students who were entered for at least one A level or AS level. A levels are available in a wide range of subjects, including English, maths, sciences, languages and humanities. The primary purpose of A levels is to prepare students for degree-level study at university. For further details, see the 16 to 18 Accountability Technical Guide.

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Progress score and description (A levels)

These figures tell you how much progress students who studied A levels at this school or college made between the end of key stage 4 and the end of their A level studies, compared to similar students across England.

The scores are calculated by comparing the A-level results of students at this school or college with the A level results of students in schools and colleges across England who started with similar results at the end of the previous key stage – key stage 4.

A score above zero means students made more progress, on average, than students across England who got similar results at the end of key stage 4.

A score below zero means students made less progress, on average, than students across England who got similar results at the end of key stage 4.

A negative progress score does not mean students made no progress, or the school or college has failed, rather it means students in this school or college made less progress than other students across England with similar results at the end of key stage 4.

The majority of schools and colleges have progress scores between -2 and +2.

These scores are also known as 'value added' scores.


Key stages

R = Reception

PhasePrimarySecondary16-18
Key stageKS1KS2KS3KS4-
School yearsR-23-67-910-1112-14
Typical ages4-77-1111-1414-1616-18

For further information on key stages and assessments taken, see the national curriculum.

Average result (A levels)

These figures tell you the average grade and average points that students achieved per A level entry. We give a points value to all qualifications so you can compare qualifications of a different level, size and grading system. We base the number of points on the challenge and size of a qualification. For further details, see the 16 to 18 Accountability Technical Guide.

Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects

Facilitating A levels are ones that are commonly needed for entry to leading universities. They are: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Further Mathematics, Geography, History, English Literature and Classical or Modern Languages.

Brackets show the number of students eligible for inclusion in this measure.

Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels

A best 3 A levels score is calculated for each student by adding together the points in their best 3 A levels, then summed across a school or college, then divided by three to give a best 3 A levels points per entry, and this is also expressed as a grade.

Brackets show the number of students eligible for inclusion in this measure.

Percentage of students completing their main study programme

This measure is based on students who enrolled on, and subsequently completed, a programme of studies that is categorised as mainly A levels. For further details, see the 16 to 18 Accountability Technical Guide.

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