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Penistone Grammar School - Key Stage 4 (GCSE) results over 3 years

This is provisional data for 2018/19. There are small differences between the National average comparator data for Attainment 8 and EBacc APS on ASP and Compare school and college performance, this will be updated in the revised release on CSCP.

Progress 8 (Note 1) 2017 2018 2019
Number of pupils in Year 11 264 244 271
School progress score 0.12 0.39 0.17
Progress banding Average Above average Above average
Local authority average -0.15 -0.15 -0.07
National average -0.03 -0.02 -0.03

Percentage achieving grade 5/C or above in English and Mathematics 2017 2018 2019
School 62% 66% 55%
Local authority average 39% 39% 41%
National average 43% 43% 43%
English Baccalaureate (Note 2) 2017 2018 2019
% of pupils EBacc EBacc
achieving the Average Average
EBacc at 9-5 / A*-C point score point score
School 25% 4.82 4.59
Local authority average 15% 3.55 3.69
National average 21% 4.04 4.07
 This score shows how much progress pupils at this school made between the end of key stage 2 and the end of key stage 4, compared to pupils across England who got similar results at the end of key stage 2. This is based on results in up to 8 qualifications, which include English, maths, 3 English Baccalaureate opens in a new window qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications opens in a new window The English Baccalaureate (EBacc) is a performance measure for any student who achieves good GCSE or accredited Certificate passes in English, mathematics, history or geography, two sciences and a language

Penistone Grammar School - Advanced Level qualifications (level 3) results over 3 years

These figures are based on students who entered at least one A level or AS level. A levels are available in a wide range of subjects, including English, maths, sciences, languages and humanities. The primary purpose of A levels is to prepare students for degree-level study at university.
Progress Score (These figures tell you how much progress students who studied A levels at this school or college made between the end of key stage 4 and the end of their A level studies, compared to similar students across England) 2017 2018 2019 (Provisional)
Number of Students 105 109 114
School / college progress score -0.01 0.34 0.44
Progress description Average Well above average Well above average


Average Results (These figures tell you the average grade and average points that students achieved per A level entry. We give a points value to all qualifications so you can compare qualifications of a different size and grading system. We base the number of points on the challenge and size of a qualification, and a maximum of 60 points are available for a grade A* at A level) 2017 2018 2019 (Provisional)
School Average Grade C+ B B
Local authority state-funded schools / colleges C- C+
England state-funded schools / colleges C C+
School Average Points 32.72 39.75
Local authority state-funded schools / colleges 27.59 31.70
England state-funded schools / colleges 31.14 32.12
% of students completing their main study programme 97.7% 98.2%
Local authority state-funded schools / colleges 94.7% 91.9%
England state-funded schools / colleges 95.3% 92.5%
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