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Blackburn with Darwen

Secondary School Tables 2009



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KEY TO THE LEAGUE TABLES

A school's value added score is arrived at by predicting what pupils should achieve when they arrive at school at age 11. If – on average – pupils improve on their predicted performance and do better than fellow pupils in similar circumstances, the school will be awarded a score of more than 1,000. If they do worse, it will get less than 1,000.

The average point score for A-level again takes account of all qualifications gained by pupils. An A grade in general or vocational A-level is worth 270 points, B, 240; C, 210; D, 180; and E, 150. The International Baccalaureate is also recognised with a maximum score of 45 being rewarded with 1,380 points.

SYMBOLS USED IN THE TABLE

= Feeder school for sixth-form centres/consortia.
! New institution. Results will be published as N/A (Not Applicable).
< Statistics based on 10 or fewer candidates are suppressed.
AC Academy.
CTC City Technology College.
CY Community school.
CYS Community school with special provision for children with special educational needs.
FD Foundation school.
FDS Foundation special school.
IND Independent school.
INDSS Independent special school.
MODFC College funded by Ministry of defence.
VA Voluntary aided school (usually faith schools which control their own admissions).
VC Voluntary controlled (faith school with admissions controlled by local authority).

ADMISSION POLICIES

COMP Admits all students.
MOD Secondary modern. Admits all students not selected by grammar schools.
SEL State-financed grammar school.
NON SEL Independent school.

Column 1: School or college name
Column 2: Number of 14 to 16-year olds
Column 3: % with five A* to C GCSEs including maths and English
Column 4: % with five A* to C GCSEs in all subjects
Column 5: % with five A* to C GCSEs in one modern foreign language
Column 6: Value Added Score
Column 7: A-level point score per pupil

1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Al-Islah Schs 30 47 63 77 -  
Ind - - girls 11-16
Beardwood High Sch 189 39 60 24 1001.8  
CY H comp mixed 11-16
Blakewater Coll 109 25 86 11 1045.9  
CY M&C comp mixed 11-16
Darwen Moorland High Sch 175 31 46 2 988.4  
CY - comp mixed 11-16
Darwen Vale High Sch 229 32 53 17 987.2  
CY E comp mixed 11-16
Islamiyah Sch 35 69 80 97 -  
Ind - - girls 10-17
Jamiatul-Ilm Wal-Huda UK Sch 35 71 91 94 -  
Ind - - boys 11-19
Markazul Uloom 21 38 38 76 -  
Ind - - girls 11-19
Our Lady and St John Catholic Coll 173 42 67 0 1016.5  
VA A,AL,LePP comp mixed 11-16
Pleckgate High Sch Mathematics and Computing Coll 228 47 63 25 1016.6  
CY M&C comp mixed 11-16
Queen Elizabeth's Grammar Sch 107 81 93 79 - 876.5
Ind - - mixed 2-18
St Bede's Roman Catholic High Sch, Blackburn 209 61 80 33 999.3  
VA Sp comp mixed 11-16
St Wilfrid's CofE High Sch and Technology Coll 261 70 79 23 1001.8 777.8
VA T comp mixed 11-18
Tauheedul Islam Girls High Sch 60 97 100 90 1044.8  
VA H comp girls 11-16
Westholme Sch 105 96 98 80 - 825.8
Ind - - girls 2-18
Witton Park High Sch 207 41 70 3 1017.1  
CY B&E comp mixed 11-16

 

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