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Exam Performance

Exam Performance – Key Stage 4

In 2017 new style GCSEs and new accountability measures were launched.  In addition the points
allocated to each grade when calculating Attainment 8 and Progress 8 scores were changed.  As a
result direct year on year comparisons are not possible.

The reformed measures are shown below:

YearAttainment 8 ScoreProgress 8 Score
2017 – reformed measure45.1-0.22
2018 – reformed Measure 46.5 -0.19
2019 – reformed Measure 46.3 -0.17
2020 - reformed measure51.44N/A

The new measures launched in 2017 are shown here:

Measure 2017% of students achieving
grade 4+
% of students achieving
grade 5+
English6856
English Literature7052
Maths6644
English & Maths6140
Ebac2218
English Language or Literature7463
Measure 2019% of students achieving
grade 4+
% of students achieving
grade 5+
English6648
English Literature6545
Maths7341
English & Maths6233
Ebac2014
English Language or Literature7054
Measure 2020% of students achieving
grade 4+
% of students achieving
grade 5+
English8161
English Literature8161
Maths7453
English & Maths7147
Ebac1613
English Language or Literature8464

For comparison the discontinued measures are below:

 2020201920182017
Students
% of students achieving 5x 9-478646967
% of students achieving 5x 9-4 (4+) E&M69596158
% of students achieving 5x 9-198979896
% of students achieving 3x 7+30252522
% of students achieving 1x 9-11009910099

Exam Performance – Key Stage 5

Key Measures2020201920182017
A*-B A-Levels (145/241)60412832
A*-E A-Levels (241/241)100999596
2 or more A*-E A-Levels (83/101)83837775
AAB in A-Levels (15/101)15543
3 or more A*-E in A-Level (56/101)56615281