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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
Churchfields Sch 200 28 40 9 961.2  
FD M&C,Sc comp mixed 11-16
Commonweal Sch 212 52 62 25 992.3  
FD A comp mixed 11-16
Dorcan Technology Coll 264 30 48 11 986.7  
CY T comp mixed 11-16
Greendown Community Sch 254 43 55 11 995.6  
CY M&C,Sp comp mixed 11-16
Highworth Warneford Sch 186 58 67 38 993.8  
CY T comp mixed 11-16
Kingsdown Sch 251 47 63 25 999.5  
FD T comp mixed 11-16
Nova Hreod 265 35 46 12 968.2  
CY Sc,M&C comp mixed 11-16
Ridgeway Sch 222 56 67 32 991.2 721.9
FD Sc comp mixed 11-18
St Joseph's Catholic Coll 219 53 65 27 991.1 539.7
VA B&E comp mixed 11-18
Swindon Academy 165 9 21 1 969.2 -
AC - comp mixed 3-19

 

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