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King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 119 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 1.1 Entering EBacc 80% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 99%
(111 of 112 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 100% Attainment 8 score 82.7 EBacc average point score 7.96
Colchester County High School for Girls
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 112 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 1.22 Entering EBacc 92% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 100%
(112 of 112 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 100% Attainment 8 score 81.8 EBacc average point score 8.09
Chelmsford County High School for Girls
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 119 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.84 Entering EBacc 98% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 100%
(120 of 120 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 98% Attainment 8 score 81.5 EBacc average point score 8.09
Colchester Royal Grammar School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 101 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.62 Entering EBacc 80% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 100%
(101 of 101 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 100% Attainment 8 score 78.3 EBacc average point score 7.59
New Hall School
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Type of school Independent School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 120 Progress 8 score & description NP opens a popup Entering EBacc 5% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) -- opens a popup Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 78% Attainment 8 score 65.1 EBacc average point score 5.18
St Mary's School for Girls
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Type of school Independent School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 56 Progress 8 score & description NP opens a popup Entering EBacc 68% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) -- opens a popup Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 64% Attainment 8 score 60.4 EBacc average point score 5.62
Braeside School
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Type of school Independent School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 9 Progress 8 score & description NP opens a popup Entering EBacc 67% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) -- opens a popup Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 78% Attainment 8 score 59.7 EBacc average point score 5.67
Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 157 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.72 Entering EBacc 73% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 99%
(165 of 166 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 75% Attainment 8 score 59.1 EBacc average point score 5.37
Saffron Walden County High School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 291 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.42 Entering EBacc 58% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 96%
(275 of 286 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 62% Attainment 8 score 58.4 EBacc average point score 5.39
Anglo European School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 207 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.24 Entering EBacc 79% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 96%
(200 of 208 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 63% Attainment 8 score 56.6 EBacc average point score 5.35
Davenant Foundation School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 166 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.45 Entering EBacc 49% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 98%
(162 of 166 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 67% Attainment 8 score 56.2 EBacc average point score 5.04
Gosfield School
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Type of school Independent School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 14 Progress 8 score & description NP opens a popup Entering EBacc 43% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) -- opens a popup Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 57% Attainment 8 score 55.9 EBacc average point score 4.8
Guru Gobind Singh Khalsa College
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Type of school Independent School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 30 Progress 8 score & description NP opens a popup Entering EBacc 90% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) -- opens a popup Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 67% Attainment 8 score 54.7 EBacc average point score 5.2
St Nicholas School
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Type of school Independent School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 28 Progress 8 score & description NP opens a popup Entering EBacc 46% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) -- opens a popup Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 46% Attainment 8 score 54.6 EBacc average point score 4.84
Becket Keys Church of England Free School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 148 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.25 Entering EBacc 45% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) -- opens a popup Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 55% Attainment 8 score 53.9 EBacc average point score 4.83
Moulsham High School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 240 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.38 Entering EBacc 53% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 95%
(228 of 241 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 50% Attainment 8 score 52.3 EBacc average point score 4.72
Great Baddow High School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 228 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.19 Entering EBacc 14% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 96%
(212 of 221 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 50% Attainment 8 score 51.7 EBacc average point score 4.41
St John Payne Catholic School, Chelmsford
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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 183 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.15 Entering EBacc 14% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 96%
(181 of 189 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 58% Attainment 8 score 51.3 EBacc average point score 4.29
The King John School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 316 Progress 8 score & description Average -0.04 Entering EBacc 45% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 98%
(306 of 312 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 52% Attainment 8 score 50.8 EBacc average point score 4.43
Mayflower High School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 238 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.12 Entering EBacc 66% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 96%
(236 of 245 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 50% Attainment 8 score 50.8 EBacc average point score 4.62
St Mark's West Essex Catholic School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 150 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.46 Entering EBacc 67% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 98%
(132 of 135 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 48% Attainment 8 score 50.7 EBacc average point score 4.67
Chelmer Valley High School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 207 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.09 Entering EBacc 20% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 96%
(187 of 195 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 44% Attainment 8 score 50.6 EBacc average point score 4.31
St Martin's School Brentwood
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 277 Progress 8 score & description Average 0 Entering EBacc 9% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 98%
(274 of 279 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 54% Attainment 8 score 50.6 EBacc average point score 3.99
The Billericay School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 271 Progress 8 score & description Average -0.14 Entering EBacc 52% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 94%
(259 of 275 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 49% Attainment 8 score 50.2 EBacc average point score 4.38
The Gilberd School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 262 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.38 Entering EBacc 33% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 95%
(248 of 261 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 53% Attainment 8 score 50.1 EBacc average point score 4.46
St John's School
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Type of school Independent School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 30 Progress 8 score & description NP opens a popup Entering EBacc 20% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) -- opens a popup Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 57% Attainment 8 score 50 EBacc average point score 4.34
Philip Morant School and College
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 287 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.15 Entering EBacc 37% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 96%
(266 of 276 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 43% Attainment 8 score 49.5 EBacc average point score 4.35
St Benedict's Catholic College
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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 163 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.16 Entering EBacc 62% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 96%
(159 of 165 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 39% Attainment 8 score 49.1 EBacc average point score 4.56
Hedingham School and Sixth Form
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 176 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.12 Entering EBacc 28% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 95%
(169 of 178 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 40% Attainment 8 score 48.4 EBacc average point score 4.12
Joyce Frankland Academy, Newport
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 151 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.03 Entering EBacc 53% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 96%
(124 of 129 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 43% Attainment 8 score 48.4 EBacc average point score 4.38
West Hatch High School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 178 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.08 Entering EBacc 47% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 94%
(170 of 181 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 43% Attainment 8 score 48.3 EBacc average point score 4.24
The Sandon School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 207 Progress 8 score & description Average -0.07 Entering EBacc 51% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 96%
(205 of 214 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 48% Attainment 8 score 48.2 EBacc average point score 4.26
The Boswells School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 241 Progress 8 score & description Average -0.08 Entering EBacc 64% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(235 of 242 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 44% Attainment 8 score 47.6 EBacc average point score 4.25
The Stanway School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 221 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.07 Entering EBacc 35% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(226 of 233 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 40% Attainment 8 score 47.5 EBacc average point score 4.1
Debden Park High School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 172 Progress 8 score & description Average 0 Entering EBacc 23% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 94%
(165 of 175 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 48% Attainment 8 score 47.2 EBacc average point score 3.99
Ormiston Rivers Academy
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 120 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.28 Entering EBacc 14% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 96%
(111 of 116 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 33% Attainment 8 score 47 EBacc average point score 3.68
Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 240 Progress 8 score & description Average -0.16 Entering EBacc 32% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 94%
(223 of 236 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 43% Attainment 8 score 46.9 EBacc average point score 4.01
The Appleton School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 231 Progress 8 score & description Below average -0.27 Entering EBacc 19% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 93%
(223 of 240 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 48% Attainment 8 score 46.3 EBacc average point score 3.82
Brentwood County High School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 184 Progress 8 score & description Average -0.17 Entering EBacc 39% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) -- opens a popup Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 45% Attainment 8 score 46.1 EBacc average point score 4.1
Thurstable School Sports College and Sixth Form Centre
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 155 Progress 8 score & description Average -0.02 Entering EBacc 21% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 94%
(158 of 168 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 38% Attainment 8 score 46 EBacc average point score 3.88
The FitzWimarc School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 259 Progress 8 score & description Average -0.06 Entering EBacc 12% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(261 of 269 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 38% Attainment 8 score 45.9 EBacc average point score 3.76
Plume School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 277 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.01 Entering EBacc 38% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 96%
(269 of 280 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 34% Attainment 8 score 45.8 EBacc average point score 3.92
Shenfield High School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 114 Progress 8 score & description Average -0.08 Entering EBacc 8% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 96%
(184 of 192 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 38% Attainment 8 score 45.6 EBacc average point score 3.51
Burnt Mill Academy
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 210 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.09 Entering EBacc 2% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 96%
(209 of 217 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 47% Attainment 8 score 45.1 EBacc average point score 3.55
De La Salle School and Language College
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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 139 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.22 Entering EBacc 51% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 95%
(135 of 142 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 40% Attainment 8 score 44.9 EBacc average point score 4.1
Manningtree High School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 150 Progress 8 score & description Below average -0.22 Entering EBacc 29% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 95%
(161 of 169 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 41% Attainment 8 score 44.9 EBacc average point score 3.96
The Sweyne Park School
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 234 Progress 8 score & description Below average -0.23 Entering EBacc 56% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 96%
(231 of 240 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 39% Attainment 8 score 44.8 EBacc average point score 4.08
Maltings Academy
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 177 Progress 8 score & description Below average -0.34 Entering EBacc 11% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 92%
(160 of 174 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 40% Attainment 8 score 44.7 EBacc average point score 3.56
Greensward Academy
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 211 Progress 8 score & description Below average -0.18 Entering EBacc 35% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 96%
(253 of 264 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 41% Attainment 8 score 44.6 EBacc average point score 3.89
Helena Romanes School and Sixth Form Centre
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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 207 Progress 8 score & description Below average -0.24 Entering EBacc 54% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 94%
(200 of 212 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 32% Attainment 8 score 44.3 EBacc average point score 3.85
Essex 14040 Below average
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32.90% 95%
(13865 of 14615 pupils)
41.00% 46.1 3.94
England - state-funded schools 523636 -0.02 38.40% 94%
(508945 of 541120 pupils)
43.30% 46.5 4.04
England - all schools 583615 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 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.

Detailed guide to Progress 8 opens in a new window - 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 opens in a new window (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 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 .

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 APS opens in a new window .

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