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Results and Reporting

The Department of Education publishes Performance Tables, use this link to access The Westgate School Performance Tables.

2018 Examination Results

KS4 Results

Progress 8 Score (+0.29)

Progress 8 is the new school performance measure which demonstrates how well students have progressed in terms of their outcomes in Year 11, based on their scores in the Key Stage 2 tests at primary school.  A school score of 0 would indicate that all students had on average, achieved their expected progress in all subjects.

In 2018, students at The Westgate School achieved an overall progress 8 score of +0.29. This positive progress 8 score indicates that students of all ability ranges are making progress above average. In fact, they are making on average one third a grade better progress in all their subjects.

Attainment 8 Score (46.97)

Attainment 8 is a new score that measures the attainment of a student across eight qualifications including Mathematics and English, three qualifications from Science, humanities and modern foreign languages and three further qualifications that can be GCSE or approved non-GCSE qualifications.

Percentage of Students Entered for English Baccalaureate (30%)

This is the percentage of students who studied English and Mathematics, Science, a Humanities subject (Geography or History) and a language (French).

Percentage of Students Achieving the English Baccalaureate (18%)

This is the percentage of students who gained a grade 5 or better in both English and Mathematics, Science, a Humanities subject (Geography or History) and a language (French).

Strong pass in English and Maths (grade 5 or above) (44%)

This represents the percentage of students who gained a grade 5 or higher in English and Maths.

Standard pass in English and Maths (grade 4 or above) (73%)

This represents the percentage of students who gained a grade 4 or higher in English and Maths.

Percentage of students staying in education or employment after KS4 (destinations): 96%

Other Headline measures 

Percentage of students who have achieved a strong pass in English (grade 5 or above): 69%

Percentage of students who have achieved a standard pass in English (grade 4 or above): 87%

Percentage of students who have achieved a strong pass in Mathematics (grade 5 or above): 47%

Percentage of students who have achieved a standard pass in Mathematics (grade 4 or above): 77%

KS5 Results

The progress students have made in English and Mathematics: English Progress 8: +1.14 and Mathematics Progress 8: 0.00

The progress students have made compared with students across England: A-Level: -0.19; Academic Qualifications: -0.22; Applied General Qualifications: 0.11 and Level 2 Vocational Qualifications: SUPP

The average grade that students get at KS5: A-Level: D+; Academic Qualifications: D+; Applied General Qualifications: Dist- and Level 2 Vocational Qualifications: SUPP

Student retention (the percentage of students who get to the end of their study programme): A-Level: 81.8%; Academic Qualifications: 81.8%; Applied General Qualifications: 83.3% and Level 2 Vocational Qualifications: SUPP

Student destinations (the percentage of students who continue in education or training, or who move on to employment, at the end of KS5): Students staying in education for at least 2 terms after 16 to 18 study: 79%; UK higher education institution: 74%; Top third of higher education institutions: 29%; Russell Group universities: SUPP; Oxford or Cambridge University: SUPP; Other higher education institutions or providers: 45%; Further education college or other further education provider: SUPP; Other education destinations: SUPP; Students staying in employment for at least 2 terms after 16 to 18 study: 11%; Students not in education or employment for at least 2 terms after 16 to 18 study: 11%; Apprenticeships: SUPP or UCAS deferred entries to higher education institutions: SUPP

See documents below for a summary of our examination results and destinations.