We are incredibly proud to be able to see a continued and rapid improvement in GCSE outcomes at St Andrew's in the 2022 results. The graph below indicates our journey from 2017 to 2022, comparing our progress against national average for boys - our GCSE cohorts will remain boys only until results in 2026.
Performance information for schools nationally is published by GOV.UK.
You can access the latest available school performance tables, which includes data about our pupils at key stage 4 click here.
Progress 8 is a type of value added measure which compares pupils’ key stage 4 results to those of other pupils nationally with similar prior attainment from their KS2 results. The significant improvement in Progress 8 at St Andrew's is excellent: in 2019 our Progress 8 was -0.35, up from -0.45 in 2018 which was significantly improved from -0.66 in 2017.
Progress 8 data for summer 2022 is -0.03. This clearly demonstrates the rapid upward journey on which the school is.
Attainment 8 is the total points allocated according to grades the pupil achieves across 8 qualifications including mathematics (double weighted) and English (double weighted), 3 further qualifications that count in the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) measure and 3 further qualifications subjects that are added together to give the Attainment 8 score. The Attainment 8 school was 41.63 in 2019, increasing to 44.1 in 2022.
The percentage of students entered into the EBacc in 2019 was 34%, with an average points score of 3.5. We are pleased that the average point score further increased in 2022 to 3.8, and we continue to work towards further increasing this in line with the government target.
Students obtaining a 5+ in English and Maths is also demonstrating progress with 48% of students achieving a 5 or higher in English (up from 43% in 2019) and 41% of students achieving a 5 or higher in maths. Combined is 32%.
The national average percentage of pupils staying in education or entering employment was 95% in 2017. At St Andrew's 97% of the 2021/22 remained in education or entering employment, which is above both local and national average.