Exam results

Progress and attainment at key stage 4

Progress 8 score for 2019

Key stage 4 results 2019
Progress 8 score*0.2
Attainment 8 score**51.1
Percentage of students achieving a strong pass (grade 5 or above) in English and maths49%
Percentage of students entered for EBacc***13%
EBacc average point score***4.22
Percentage of students staying in education or employment after key stage 4 (destinations)97%

*Progress 8

This score shows how much progress students 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 eight qualifications, which include English, maths, three English Baccalaureate qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and three other additional approved qualifications.

**Attainment 8

Schools get a score based on how well students have performed in up to eight qualifications, which include English, maths, three EBacc qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and three other additional approved qualifications.

***English Baccalaureate (EBacc)

A student is considered to have entered for the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) if they entered for qualifications in English, maths, sciences, a language and either history or geography. It is not a test or qualification, it is a measure used to provide information about a particular range of qualifications. An average point score (APS) is calculated for students across the five pillars of the EBacc, allocating points to a student’s best grades and dividing by six (the science grades count in two pillars, meaning a total of six pillars) to create an average point score per student.

For more information on performance measures, visit the Department for Education’s website.

Key stage 5 – A Level exam results 2019

  • Overall pass rate: 98%
  • Almost a fifth of all grades were A* or A
  • 44% of all grades were grade B or above
  • 75% of students were accepted to their first choice of university, further education or employment
  • A quarter of students chose to attend Russell Group universities

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Further information on Tuxford’s performance can be found on the government’s ‘find and compare schools’ website.

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