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Devonport High School for Girls

Examination results

Devonport High School for Girls – End of Key Stage 4 and End of Key Stage 5 performance

We are extremely proud of the achievements of our students and congratulate them on their examination results.

2017 unvalidated results

GCSE

  • 67.5% A*-A/9-7 grades, top grades for new and legacy GCSEs have been combined using Ofqual guidance which equates a new grade 7 with the legacy grade A.
  • 99.2% Basics Standard Pass, which is the percentage of students achieving 9-4 in English and mathematics.
  • 96.6% Basics Strong Pass, which is the percentage of students achieving 9-5 in English and mathematics.
  • 82.2% English Baccalaureate Standard Pass, which is the percentage of students achieving 9-4 in English, mathematics and A*-C in a humanities (History or Geography), a modern foreign language and a science.
  • 82.2% English Baccalaureate Strong Pass, which is the percentage of students achieving 9-5 in English, mathematics and A*-C in a humanities (History or Geography), a modern foreign language and a science.
  • Attainment 8: 72.4 (A grade average), which is our students average total point score across a suite of 8 qualifying subjects.
  • Progress 8: +0.29, which is a progress score shown as a proportion of a grade. The average grade our students achieved (Attainment 8) compared with students nationally who had a similar starting point (prior attainment) at the end of primary school. The Progress 8 score has been calculated using the 2016 national dataset. We will update this as soon as this year’s official figure becomes available.  
  • Pupil destinations – TBC. The percentage of students staying in education or going into employment.

A level

  • %A*-B grades: 67%.
  • A Level average points score per entry/average grade: 39.3 (B grade).
  • A Level progress score: 0.16, which is a progress score shown as a proportion of a grade. The average grade our students achieved compared with students nationally who had a similar starting point (prior attainment) at the end of GCSE. The A Level progress score has been calculated using the 2016 national dataset. We will update this as soon as this year’s official figure becomes available. 
  • Student retention: TBC. The % of students who complete their main course of study.
  • Student destinations: TBC. The percentage of students staying in education or employment for at least 2 terms after 16 to 18 study.
     

2016 validated results

GCSE

  • The percentage of students gaining 5+ A*-C grades including mathematics, English and a science was 100%.
  • 60.6% A*/A grades.
  • 100% Basics, which is the percentage of students achieving A*-C in English and mathematics.
  • 83% English Baccalaureate, which is the percentage of students achieving A*-C in English, mathematics, a humanities (History or Geography), a modern foreign language and a science.
  • Attainment 8: 69.4 (A grade average), which is our students average total point score across a suite of 8 qualifying subjects.
  • Progress 8: +0.19, which is a progress score shown as a proportion of a grade. The average grade our students achieved (Attainment 8) compared with students nationally who had a similar starting point (prior attainment) at the end of primary school.
  • Pupil destinations – 100%. The percentage of students staying in education or going into employment.

A level

  • %A*-B grades: 67.82%.
  • A Level average points score per entry/average grade: 36.83 (B grade).
  • A Level progress score: -0.10, which is a progress score shown as a proportion of a grade. The average grade our students achieved compared with students nationally who had a similar starting point (prior attainment) at the end of GCSE.
  • Student retention: 98.3%. The % of students who complete their main course of study.
  • Student destinations: 93%. The percentage of students staying in education or employment for at least 2 terms after 16 to 18 study.

Comparisons with national outcomes 2016 can be made via the School Performance Tables website which can be accessed via the link below.