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Yavneh College

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 143 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 1.27 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Yavneh College ) Entering EBacc 45% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 99%
(141 of 143 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 71% Attainment 8 score 63.0 EBacc average point score 5.64
Watford Grammar School for Girls

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 179 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 1.03 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Watford Grammar School for Girls ) Entering EBacc 79% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 98%
(176 of 180 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 89% Attainment 8 score 74.5 EBacc average point score 7.09
Loreto College

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 147 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.90 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Loreto College ) Entering EBacc 79% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 99%
(142 of 143 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 70% Attainment 8 score 60.1 EBacc average point score 5.71
Dame Alice Owen's School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 204 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.86 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Dame Alice Owen's School ) Entering EBacc 83% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 100%
(201 of 202 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 92% Attainment 8 score 73.6 EBacc average point score 7.10
St Albans Girls' School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 198 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.86 Open help text for Progress 8 score for St Albans Girls' School ) Entering EBacc 85% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 99%
(192 of 194 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 72% Attainment 8 score 61.6 EBacc average point score 5.94
Beaumont School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 179 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.85 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Beaumont School ) Entering EBacc 87% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 99%
(174 of 176 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 70% Attainment 8 score 61.6 EBacc average point score 5.88
St George's School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 190 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.84 Open help text for Progress 8 score for St George's School ) Entering EBacc 33% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 96%
(190 of 197 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 82% Attainment 8 score 64.9 EBacc average point score 5.73
Hockerill Anglo-European College

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 118 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.80 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Hockerill Anglo-European College ) Entering EBacc 97% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 93%
(107 of 115 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 75% Attainment 8 score 64.9 EBacc average point score 6.50
Sandringham School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 182 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.78 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Sandringham School ) Entering EBacc 55% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(169 of 174 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 79% Attainment 8 score 63.7 EBacc average point score 5.75
Watford Grammar School for Boys

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 185 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.74 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Watford Grammar School for Boys ) Entering EBacc 99% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 98%
(186 of 190 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 87% Attainment 8 score 69.6 EBacc average point score 6.85
The Hertfordshire & Essex High School and Science College

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 159 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.74 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Hertfordshire & Essex High School and Science College ) Entering EBacc 74% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 99%
(160 of 162 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 69% Attainment 8 score 61.2 EBacc average point score 5.73
St Clement Danes School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 198 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.64 Open help text for Progress 8 score for St Clement Danes School ) Entering EBacc 27% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(196 of 203 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 74% Attainment 8 score 61.6 EBacc average point score 5.34
Hitchin Girls' School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 163 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.62 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Hitchin Girls' School ) Entering EBacc 45% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 98%
(155 of 158 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 63% Attainment 8 score 57.6 EBacc average point score 5.16
St Mary's Catholic School

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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 151 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.61 Open help text for Progress 8 score for St Mary's Catholic School ) Entering EBacc 63% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 99%
(152 of 154 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 63% Attainment 8 score 56.4 EBacc average point score 5.16
The Bishop's Stortford High School

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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 154 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.56 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Bishop's Stortford High School ) Entering EBacc 69% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 98%
(150 of 153 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 66% Attainment 8 score 58.1 EBacc average point score 5.52
Parmiter's School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 207 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.55 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Parmiter's School ) Entering EBacc 80% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(184 of 189 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 79% Attainment 8 score 66.2 EBacc average point score 6.35
Presdales School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 166 Progress 8 score & description Well above average 0.55 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Presdales School ) Entering EBacc 81% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(155 of 159 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 69% Attainment 8 score 58.1 EBacc average point score 5.66
Roundwood Park School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 191 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.48 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Roundwood Park School ) Entering EBacc 37% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(185 of 190 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 72% Attainment 8 score 58.4 EBacc average point score 5.24
Sir John Lawes School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 196 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.48 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Sir John Lawes School ) Entering EBacc 48% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(176 of 181 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 72% Attainment 8 score 58.6 EBacc average point score 5.30
The John Henry Newman Catholic School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 210 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.46 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The John Henry Newman Catholic School ) Entering EBacc 74% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 99%
(216 of 219 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 64% Attainment 8 score 57.9 EBacc average point score 5.39
Bishop's Hatfield Girls' School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 117 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.39 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Bishop's Hatfield Girls' School ) Entering EBacc 72% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(88 of 91 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 46% Attainment 8 score 51.8 EBacc average point score 4.74
Goffs 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 0.36 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Goffs School ) Entering EBacc 74% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 93%
(197 of 211 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 57% Attainment 8 score 53.4 EBacc average point score 4.75
Ashlyns School

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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 203 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.35 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Ashlyns School ) Entering EBacc 41% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 95%
(159 of 167 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 54% Attainment 8 score 52.2 EBacc average point score 4.58
Townsend CofE School

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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 75 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.33 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Townsend CofE School ) Entering EBacc 13% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 94%
(102 of 108 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 39% Attainment 8 score 46.9 EBacc average point score 3.98
Saint Joan of Arc Catholic School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 200 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.31 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Saint Joan of Arc Catholic School ) Entering EBacc 57% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(200 of 207 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 57% Attainment 8 score 53.2 EBacc average point score 4.80
The Broxbourne School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 199 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.28 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Broxbourne School ) Entering EBacc 81% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 98%
(195 of 199 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 57% Attainment 8 score 56.5 EBacc average point score 5.28
John F Kennedy Catholic School

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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 181 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.26 Open help text for Progress 8 score for John F Kennedy Catholic School ) Entering EBacc 34% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(173 of 178 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 59% Attainment 8 score 52.9 EBacc average point score 4.63
The Priory School

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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 174 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.26 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Priory School ) Entering EBacc 30% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 95%
(146 of 153 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 39% Attainment 8 score 48.5 EBacc average point score 4.35
Tring School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 238 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.25 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Tring School ) Entering EBacc 39% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(227 of 233 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 54% Attainment 8 score 53.3 EBacc average point score 4.66
Leventhorpe

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 176 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.25 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Leventhorpe ) Entering EBacc 23% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(173 of 178 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 57% Attainment 8 score 53.2 EBacc average point score 4.56
Queens' School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 258 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.24 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Queens' School ) Entering EBacc 44% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 98%
(246 of 252 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 65% Attainment 8 score 56.8 EBacc average point score 5.11
Saint Michael's Catholic High School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 178 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.22 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Saint Michael's Catholic High School ) Entering EBacc 30% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(171 of 176 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 48% Attainment 8 score 49.9 EBacc average point score 4.31
Simon Balle All-Through School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 164 Progress 8 score & description Above average 0.20 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Simon Balle All-Through School ) Entering EBacc 40% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 99%
(159 of 161 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 52% Attainment 8 score 52.5 EBacc average point score 4.68
Marriotts School

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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 128 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.23 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Marriotts School ) Entering EBacc 23% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 91%
(125 of 138 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 32% Attainment 8 score 45.8 EBacc average point score 3.56
Verulam School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 171 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.20 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Verulam School ) Entering EBacc 78% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 98%
(172 of 176 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 60% Attainment 8 score 53.1 EBacc average point score 4.94
The Chauncy School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 151 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.18 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Chauncy School ) Entering EBacc 44% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 93%
(159 of 171 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 40% Attainment 8 score 47.4 EBacc average point score 4.22
Westfield Academy

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 139 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.17 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Westfield Academy ) Entering EBacc 20% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 94%
(130 of 138 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 30% Attainment 8 score 42.9 EBacc average point score 3.52
Monk's Walk School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 216 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.16 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Monk's Walk School ) Entering EBacc 36% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 99%
(206 of 209 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 55% Attainment 8 score 50.7 EBacc average point score 4.37
Chancellor's School

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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 174 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.15 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Chancellor's School ) Entering EBacc 53% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 95%
(165 of 173 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 53% Attainment 8 score 51.9 EBacc average point score 4.67
The Hemel Hempstead School

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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 177 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.15 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Hemel Hempstead School ) Entering EBacc 51% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 95%
(166 of 175 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 56% Attainment 8 score 52.2 EBacc average point score 4.83
Rickmansworth School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 181 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.13 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Rickmansworth School ) Entering EBacc 60% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 99%
(184 of 186 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 65% Attainment 8 score 56.1 EBacc average point score 5.10
Samuel Ryder Academy

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 69 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.10 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Samuel Ryder Academy ) Entering EBacc 32% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 94%
(48 of 51 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 32% Attainment 8 score 42.6 EBacc average point score 3.68
The Knights Templar School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 203 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.08 Open help text for Progress 8 score for The Knights Templar School ) Entering EBacc 76% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(203 of 209 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 52% Attainment 8 score 51.2 EBacc average point score 4.87
St Mary's Church of England High School (VA)

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 185 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.08 Open help text for Progress 8 score for St Mary's Church of England High School (VA) ) Entering EBacc 55% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 94%
(137 of 145 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 34% Attainment 8 score 44.6 EBacc average point score 3.87
Richard Hale School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 164 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.06 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Richard Hale School ) Entering EBacc 70% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 99%
(160 of 161 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 67% Attainment 8 score 54.9 EBacc average point score 5.12
Bushey Meads School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 168 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.05 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Bushey Meads School ) Entering EBacc 20% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(160 of 165 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 65% Attainment 8 score 51.4 EBacc average point score 4.25
Hitchin Boys' School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 161 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.04 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Hitchin Boys' School ) Entering EBacc 88% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 97%
(152 of 156 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 54% Attainment 8 score 53.8 EBacc average point score 5.18
Cheshunt School

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Type of school Maintained School Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 44 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.04 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Cheshunt School ) Entering EBacc 18% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 93%
(82 of 88 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 34% Attainment 8 score 41.5 EBacc average point score 3.02
Hertswood Academy

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 174 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.02 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Hertswood Academy ) Entering EBacc 16% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 93%
(184 of 197 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 37% Attainment 8 score 43.4 EBacc average point score 3.35
Birchwood High School

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Type of school Academy Number of pupils at end of key stage 4 234 Progress 8 score & description Average 0.00 Open help text for Progress 8 score for Birchwood High School ) Entering EBacc 21% Staying in education or entering employment (2016 leavers) 92%
(201 of 219 pupils)
Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs 50% Attainment 8 score 49.1 EBacc average point score 4.20
Hertfordshire 12372 Above average
0.19
46.7% 96%
(12110 of 12620 pupils)
52.9% 51.4 4.59
England - state-funded schools 523757 -0.02 38.4% 94%
(507855 of 541120 pupils)
43.0% 46.4 4.03
England - all schools 585377 35.1% 39.9% 44.3 3.83
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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.

In a small number of cases, pupils can have extremely negative progress scores that disproportionately affect a school’s overall progress score. To reduce the impact of these extreme scores, we set a limit on how negative a pupil’s progress score can be when calculating the school average. This will normally apply to 1 or 2 pupils per school, if any. Where a pupil’s score is more negative than this minimum value, an adjusted score will replace the pupil’s original progress score for the purpose of calculating a school’s overall progress average.

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 2016, 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

Cheshunt School closed and has now become an academy. The new school is Goffs - Churchgate Academy.

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