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Exam Results

Exam Results

Click below to access the DfE School Performance Table for our school. Please note that the information below is still provisional, based on latest estimates from the DfE.

Key Stage 4 Examination Results

*Progress 8 score is +0.59. This indicates that on average, students at King Ecgbert School achieved well-over half a grade higher than similar students (by prior attainment) nationally. The progress of students in English (+0.59) and Maths (+0.96) was significantly above national standards and in the top 10% of all schools nationally. The attainment (i.e. the grades achieved) of our students in English, Maths and the **EBacc subjects was also significantly above national levels.

*The Attainment 8 score is 53.9. (National average in 2019 = 46.5)

Percentage of students achieving a strong pass (5 or more) in English and mathematics


Percentage of students achieving a standard pass (4 or more) in English and mathematics


Percentage of students entering the English Baccalaureate**


Average point score across 5 'pillars' of English Baccalaureate

(National average 2019 =  4.06)

Percentage of students staying in education or employment after Key Stage 4


*Progress  8 and Attainment 8 look at the examination performance of students across a broad range of 8 subjects.
**To enter the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) students must take up to 8 GCSE's or equivalents, across 5 subject 'pillars' of English language and English literature, maths, science, a language and history or geography.

Key Stage 5 Examination Results

The progress and outcomes of our cohort is continuously outstanding putting us in the top 15% of all schools nationally for the last three years.  This year 54% of A level grades were A*-B, resulting in a 3-year average of 59% with the average grade = B.  72% of BTEC grades were D*-D with the average grade a distinction, results we are so proud of.  An unbelievable 26% that's over a quarter of our students that achieved all A's/distinction or above.

We also had 28% of students attain AAB in at least 2 facilitating subjects (the facilitating subjects are English Literature, Geography, History, Modern and Classical Languages, Maths and Further Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Physics).

Student Destinations

  • 87% of students accepted onto their firm choice university and course
  • 11% of students accepted on alterative courses at firm or insurance choice university
  • 2% of students placed through clearing

The retention rate of students completing Y13 A Level courses was 94% in 2022.