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Darlington

Secondary School Tables 2009



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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
Branksome Sch 171 39 59 11 1007.9  
CY - comp mixed 11-16
Carmel RC Coll 178 73 95 24 1022.4 702
VA T,AL,LePP,TS comp mixed 11-18
Eastbourne Church of England Academy 137 28 47 1 981  
AC - comp mixed 11-16
Haughton Community Sch 175 19 61 2 1007.3  
CY A comp mixed 11-16
Hummersknott Sch and Language Coll 240 62 68 35 997.1  
CY L,TS comp mixed 11-16
Hurworth House Sch 25 68 80 84 -  
Ind - - boys 2-16
Hurworth Sch 129 66 93 15 1050.7  
FD M&C comp mixed 11-16
Longfield Sch 179 49 73 15 1018.1  
CY Sp comp mixed 11-16
Polam Hall Sch 28 68 75 82 - 788
Ind - - girls 2-19

 

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