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Exam Results

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Key Stage 4 Examination Results

*Progress 8 score is +0.57. This indicates that on average, students at King Ecgbert School achieved 1/2 a grade higher than similar students (by prior attainment) nationally. This figure puts us in the top 10% of schools nationally.

*The Attainment 8 score is 53.8. (National average 44.3)

Percentage of students achieving a strong pass (5 or more) in English and mathematics 54%
Percentage of students achieving a standard pass (4 or more) in English and mathematics 74%
Percentage of students entering the English Baccalaureate** 41%
Average point score across 5 'pillars' of English Baccalaureate 4.84
Percentage of students staying in education or employment after key stage 4 98%

*Progress  8 and Attainment 8 look at the examination performance of students across a broad range of 8 subjects.

**To enter the English Baccalaureate 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


Attainment at A Level was significantly above the national average (53.1% in 2017) with 66% of grades at A*-B and is the highest the school has achieved. When expressed as a grade the average A Level grade in 2018 was B-.

Our overall Alps grade of 2 puts us in the top 10% of school nationally in terms of the progress of our students. We also had 31% 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).

The attainment of BTEC students continues to be very high with 88% receiving D-D* (Distinction- Distinction*).

The BTEC results showed outstanding progress with an overall Alps T score of a 3 (progress in the top 10% nationally).

Student Destinations

86% of students accepted onto their firm choice university and course

9% of students accepted on alterative courses at firm or insurance choice university

3% of students placed through clearing