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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.

2018 validated results

GCSE

  • 60.5% 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.
  • 100% Basics Standard Pass, which is the percentage of students achieving 9-4 in English and mathematics.
  • 97% Basics Strong Pass, which is the percentage of students achieving 9-5 in English and mathematics.
  • Attainment 8: 71.3 (A grade average), which is our students average total point score across a suite of 8 qualifying subjects.
  • Progress 8: +0.56, 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. This figures means that on average our students achieved over half a grade higher than similar students national in 2018.

        EBacc:

  • 85% of the Year 11 cohort were entered for the English Baccalaureate meaning they studied at least English, mathematics, History or Geography, a modern foreign language and a science.
  • 81% English Baccalaureate Standard Pass, which is the percentage of students achieving 9-4 in English, mathematics, a humanities (History or Geography), a modern foreign language and a science.
  • 67% English Baccalaureate Strong Pass, which is the percentage of students achieving 9-5 in English, mathematics, a humanities (History or Geography), a modern foreign language and a science.
  • EBacc average point score – 6.73
  • EBacc English element average point score – 7.50
  • EBacc Maths element average point score – 6.85
  • EBacc Sciences element average point score – 7.02
  • EBacc Languages element average point score – 5.50
  • EBacc Humanities element average point score – 6.48
  • 98% of students stayed in education or employment after Key Stage 4 (2016 leavers)

A level

  • %A*-B grades: 61%.
  • A Level average points score per entry/average grade: 35.4 (B- grade).
  • A Level progress score: -0.07, 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.
  • Academic average points score per entry/average grade: 35.61 (B- grade).
  • Academic progress score: -0.08, 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: 97%. The % of students who complete their main course of study.
  • Student destinations: 2014 = 93%, 2015 = 92%, 2016 = 92%. The percentage of students staying in education or employment for at least 2 terms after 16 to 18 study.

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