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Sherborne School

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Type of school or college Independent School Number of students with an A level exam entry 121 Progress score & description Well above average 0.49 Open help text for A levels progress score for Sherborne School ) Average result Grade B+ Point score 42.15 Students completing their main study programme NA opens a popup Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 27.7%
(101 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels B
38.58
(101 students)
Clayesmore School

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Type of school or college Independent School Number of students with an A level exam entry 90 Progress score & description Well above average 0.33 Open help text for A levels progress score for Clayesmore School ) Average result Grade C+ Point score 32.52 Students completing their main study programme NA opens a popup Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 12.0%
(50 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C+
33.6
(50 students)
The Purbeck School

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Type of school or college Maintained School Number of students with an A level exam entry 85 Progress score & description Above average 0.21 Open help text for A levels progress score for The Purbeck School ) Average result Grade C Point score 28.39 Students completing their main study programme 91.9%
(86 students enrolled)
Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 14.1%
(64 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C+
32.1
(65 students)
The Blandford School

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Type of school or college Maintained School Number of students with an A level exam entry 91 Progress score & description Above average 0.19 Open help text for A levels progress score for The Blandford School ) Average result Grade C Point score 30.97 Students completing their main study programme 94.4%
(72 students enrolled)
Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 7.9%
(63 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C+
34.29
(63 students)
Sherborne School for Girls

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Type of school or college Independent School Number of students with an A level exam entry 64 Progress score & description Above average 0.19 Open help text for A levels progress score for Sherborne School for Girls ) Average result Grade B+ Point score 41.67 Students completing their main study programme NA opens a popup Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 29.8%
(57 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels B+
42.22
(57 students)
Bryanston School

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Type of school or college Independent School Number of students with an A level exam entry 127 Progress score & description Above average 0.18 Open help text for A levels progress score for Bryanston School ) Average result Grade B Point score 38.36 Students completing their main study programme NA opens a popup Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 25.8%
(124 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels B
39.52
(124 students)
Ferndown Upper School

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Type of school or college Maintained School Number of students with an A level exam entry 121 Progress score & description Above average 0.17 Open help text for A levels progress score for Ferndown Upper School ) Average result Grade C- Point score 27.61 Students completing their main study programme 91.8%
(61 students enrolled)
Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 8.5%
(47 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C
30.65
(51 students)
Leweston School

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Type of school or college Independent School Number of students with an A level exam entry 36 Progress score & description Average 0.17 Open help text for A levels progress score for Leweston School ) Average result Grade B Point score 40.21 Students completing their main study programme NA opens a popup Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 31.0%
(29 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels B+
41.84
(29 students)
The Thomas Hardye School

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Type of school or college Academy Number of students with an A level exam entry 342 Progress score & description Above average 0.15 Open help text for A levels progress score for The Thomas Hardye School ) Average result Grade C+ Point score 34.66 Students completing their main study programme 95.1%
(346 students enrolled)
Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 18.8%
(287 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels B-
36.38
(287 students)
The Sir John Colfox Academy

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Type of school or college Academy Number of students with an A level exam entry 64 Progress score & description Average 0.13 Open help text for A levels progress score for The Sir John Colfox Academy ) Average result Grade C+ Point score 31.89 Students completing their main study programme 31.1%
(61 students enrolled)
Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 15.1%
(53 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C+
34.97
(53 students)
Milton Abbey School

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Type of school or college Independent School Number of students with an A level exam entry 37 Progress score & description Average 0.12 Open help text for A levels progress score for Milton Abbey School ) Average result Grade C- Point score 26.59 Students completing their main study programme NA opens a popup Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 5.6%
(18 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels D+
23.7
(18 students)
The Woodroffe School

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Type of school or college Maintained School Number of students with an A level exam entry 87 Progress score & description Average 0.05 Open help text for A levels progress score for The Woodroffe School ) Average result Grade C+ Point score 32.65 Students completing their main study programme 96.5%
(86 students enrolled)
Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 18.5%
(65 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels B-
35.25
(66 students)
Gillingham School

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Type of school or college Maintained School Number of students with an A level exam entry 192 Progress score & description Average 0.02 Open help text for A levels progress score for Gillingham School ) Average result Grade C Point score 29.65 Students completing their main study programme 96.3%
(191 students enrolled)
Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 9.1%
(164 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C
30.47
(164 students)
The Gryphon School

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Type of school or college Academy Number of students with an A level exam entry 249 Progress score & description Average 0.02 Open help text for A levels progress score for The Gryphon School ) Average result Grade C+ Point score 32.31 Students completing their main study programme 99.1%
(234 students enrolled)
Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 12.4%
(178 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C+
34
(179 students)
Twynham School

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Type of school or college Academy Number of students with an A level exam entry 178 Progress score & description Average -0.03 Open help text for A levels progress score for Twynham School ) Average result Grade C+ Point score 32.05 Students completing their main study programme 96.2%
(182 students enrolled)
Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 12.0%
(158 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C+
34.3
(158 students)
Lytchett Minster School

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Type of school or college Maintained School Number of students with an A level exam entry 137 Progress score & description Average -0.04 Open help text for A levels progress score for Lytchett Minster School ) Average result Grade C Point score 28.96 Students completing their main study programme 95.4%
(130 students enrolled)
Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 5.4%
(93 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C
30.32
(93 students)
Queen Elizabeth's School

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Type of school or college Academy Number of students with an A level exam entry 205 Progress score & description Average -0.08 Open help text for A levels progress score for Queen Elizabeth's School ) Average result Grade C Point score 29.42 Students completing their main study programme 94.8%
(135 students enrolled)
Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 8.7%
(115 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C+
32.52
(115 students)
Shaftesbury School

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Type of school or college Academy Number of students with an A level exam entry 154 Progress score & description Average -0.08 Open help text for A levels progress score for Shaftesbury School ) Average result Grade C Point score 30.12 Students completing their main study programme 98.3%
(115 students enrolled)
Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 9.2%
(98 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C
30.61
(98 students)
Highcliffe School

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Type of school or college Academy Number of students with an A level exam entry 158 Progress score & description Below average -0.13 Open help text for A levels progress score for Highcliffe School ) Average result Grade C Point score 29.74 Students completing their main study programme 96.4%
(140 students enrolled)
Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 17.2%
(93 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C+
33.69
(93 students)
St Mary's School

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Type of school or college Independent School Number of students with an A level exam entry 37 Progress score & description Average -0.17 Open help text for A levels progress score for St Mary's School ) Average result Grade B- Point score 38.27 Students completing their main study programme NA opens a popup Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 20.0%
(35 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels B
39.24
(35 students)
Beaminster School

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Type of school or college Maintained School Number of students with an A level exam entry 52 Progress score & description Below average -0.24 Open help text for A levels progress score for Beaminster School ) Average result Grade C- Point score 26.92 Students completing their main study programme 94.2%
(52 students enrolled)
Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 6.8%
(44 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C
29.32
(44 students)
Weymouth College

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Type of school or college College Number of students with an A level exam entry 57 Progress score & description Below average -0.24 Open help text for A levels progress score for Weymouth College ) Average result Grade D+ Point score 22.59 Students completing their main study programme 95.7%
(47 students enrolled)
Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 0.0%
(17 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C-
25.49
(17 students)
Budmouth College

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Type of school or college Maintained School Number of students with an A level exam entry 223 Progress score & description Below average -0.27 Open help text for A levels progress score for Budmouth College ) Average result Grade C- Point score 27.07 Students completing their main study programme 98.9%
(190 students enrolled)
Achieving AAB or higher in at least 2 facilitating subjects 11.2%
(134 students)
Grade and points for a student's best 3 A levels C
30.62
(145 students)
Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy

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Type of school or college Academy Number of students with an A level exam entry 21 Progress score & description Below average -0.5 Open help text for A levels progress score for Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy ) Average result Grade E+ Point score 14.07 Students completing their main study programme 90.5%
(21 students enrolled)
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 D-
15.93
(9 students)
Atlantic Academy Portland

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Beaucroft Foundation School

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Dorset Studio School

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Type of school or college Academy Number of students with an A level exam entry NE opens a popup Progress score & description NA opens a popup Average result Grade NE opens a popup Point score NE opens a popup Students completing their main study programme NE 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
The Forum School

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The Grange School

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Type of school or college Academy Number of students with an A level exam entry NE opens a popup Progress score & description NE opens a popup Average result Grade NE opens a popup Point score NE opens a popup Students completing their main study programme NE 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
Harrow House International College

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Type of school or college Independent School Number of students with an A level exam entry NE opens a popup Progress score & description NA opens a popup Average result Grade NE opens a popup 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
Kingston Maurward College

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Type of school or college College Number of students with an A level exam entry NE opens a popup Progress score & description NE opens a popup Average result Grade NE opens a popup Point score NE opens a popup Students completing their main study programme NE 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
Mountjoy School

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Parkfield School

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Portfield School

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Purbeck View School

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Ringwood Waldorf School

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Type of school or college Independent School Number of students with an A level exam entry NE opens a popup Progress score & description NA opens a popup Average result Grade NE opens a popup 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
Sheiling School

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Westfield Arts College

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Wyvern Academy

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Yewstock School

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32.87
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34.09
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35.12
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.

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 size and grading system. We base the number of points on the challenge and size of a qualification, and a maximum of 60 points are available for a grade A* at A level. Read more about performance points.

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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

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.

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 . opens in a new window

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.

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.

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