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Devonport High School for Girls

Examination results

GCSE Results (validated)

  • 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 Results (validated)

  • %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.

DHSG is the top ranked school for GCSE and A Level results in the city of Plymouth and ranked number 34 of the top 100 schools in England in The Telegraph's league table based on GCSE results for summer 2016.