Key Stage 4

GCSE Results: Headline Figures

Attainment201720182019202020212022
Attainment 8: average GCSE grade across eight subjects5.4356.9*53.3*58*58*54
% of students achieving 9-4 in English and Maths798076858380
% of students achieving 9-5 in English and Maths636859686659
% of students entered for the English Baccalaureate352619**212313
% of students achieving the English Baccalaureate292318192311
% of students achieving 9-4 in English (Lang or Lit)8688***84***929187
% of students achieving 9-4 in Maths828381878783
% of students achieving 9-5 in English (Lang or Lit)798073818077
% of students achieving 9-5 in Maths677165736964
Progress2016201720182019
Progress 8 Score0.320.530.630.29
Average Progress 8 Score English0.250.740.560.2
Average Progress 8 Score Maths0.440.530.650.39
Average Progress 8 Score EBacc subjects 'bucket'0.380.430.690.35
Average Progress 8 Score Open subjects 'bucket'0.180.300.580.16

Please note: There are no P8 figures for 2020 and 2021 owing to teacher-assessed grades.

* Points scoring system changed from 2018 onwards (i.e. some grades valued differently).
** Fewer students took the EBacc in 2019 based on option choices.
*** Based on best of English Language or Literature (first entry).

Student Destinations

 20162017201820192021
% of students staying in education or employment after Key Stage 497949596TBC

Key Stage 5

A Level and Level 3 BTEC/OCR Results: Headline Figures

 201720182019202020212022
A Level - Average Points Score Per Exam Entry40.94139.842.744.243.2
Average Grade Per Exam EntryBBBB+B+B+
A Level % of all entries A*-B706865737873
Vocational - Average Points Score Per Exam Entry44.932.233.332.337.533.4
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Our 16 to 18 performance tables can be found on the QEHS page on gov.uk (external URL). The performance tables cover progress, attainment, progress in English and maths, retention, and destinations.

Summary of GCSE, AS Level, A Level and Vocational Subject Grades

The summary of subject grades is available below:

The summaries indicate the number of students achieving each grade in each subject. These should be read with caution and not used to make comparisons between subjects because the ability levels of the students starting each course will have been different.

Performance Tables