Exam Results

Public Exam results: Thirsk School and Sixth Form College 2018

GCSE / Equivalent Outcomes
MEASURETHIRSKNATIONAL DATADESCRIPTION
P8+0.130.0The national average is 0.0 and for local authority schools it is -0.03.
A84.74.5Schools get a score based on how well students have performed in up to 8 qualifications, which include English, Maths, 3 English Baccalaureate subjects and 3 others.
English and Maths at 5+39%%This is sometimes called ‘The Basics’.
English and Maths at 4+65%63%A grade 5 is described as a ‘good’ pass, and a grade 4 as a ‘standard’ pass.
EBacc at 4+27%%This is the percentage of students who get grade 4 or better in English, Maths, at least two science courses, a humanity (Geography or History) and a modern foreign language.
EBacc at 5+18%%This is the percentage of students who get grade 5 or better in English, Maths, at least two science courses, a humanity (Geography or History) and a modern foreign language.
Entered for EBacc35%%44% of our students follow programmes of learning that offer the possibility of the overall English Baccalaureate certification.
English at 4 or better70%%This is the proportion of the year group that achieved grade 4 or better in English in either English Language or English Literature.
English at 5 or better54%%This is the proportion of the year group that achieved grade 5 or better in English in either English Language or English Literature.
Maths at 4 or better76%%This is the proportion of the year group that achieved grade 4 or better in Maths.
Maths at 5 or better47%%This is the proportion of the year group that achieved grade 5 or better in Maths.
Staying in Education or entering employment97%95%This is the proportion of students who were in Sixth Form, Further Education or employment with training who finished Y11 in 2016. There is always a time lag with this measure.
Sixth Form College - A Level and Applied General Qualifications
MEASUREVALUENATIONAL DATACOMMENT
Progress Score – A Levels-0.090.0This is sometimes called Level 3 Value Added and it measures the outcomes students could be expected to get based on their GCSE’s, compared to their actual outcomes.
Average resultCThis is the average A Level grade earned across all the entries.
Average points 28.5This is the average points value of the average grade.
Percentage of students completing their main programme of studyThis is based on the students who enrolled on, and then completed, a programme of studies that is categorised as mainly A Levels.
Progress Score -Applied General +0.110.0This is sometimes called Level 3 Value Added and it measures the outcomes students could be expected to get based on their GCSE’s, compared to their actual outcomes.
Average resultDistThis is the average Applied General Qualification grade earned across all the entries.
Average points 34.5535.73This is the average Applied General Qualification points value of the average grade.
Percentage of students completing their main programme of studyThis is based on the students who enrolled on, and then completed, a programme of studies that is categorised as mainly Applied General Qualifications.