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Performance Measures

Given the uneven impact of the pandemic on school and college performance data, the government has said you should not make direct comparisons between the performance data for one school or college and another, or to data from previous years.

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99% of Henry Beaufort students go on to further education or training. The National figure is 94% and the Hampshire figure is 96%.


Key Stage 4 Performance Measures Explained

Progress 8

All secondary schools are judged on the amount of progress that their students make. This is known as the 'Progress 8' measure. This is the main headline measure by which schools are ranked and is published in the secondary school performance tables.

What does Progress 8 measure?

Progress 8 calculates how much progress students make between their results in year 6 and their results in year 11 (GCSEs). It is a 'value-added' measure, meaning students' results are compared to the achievements of other students across the country with similar year 6 results.

A school's Progress 8 score is an average of all students' individual scores. It shows whether, as a group, students in the school made above or below average progress compared to similar students in other schools.

A value of 0 is the national average.

Attainment 8

Attainment 8 is a measure of a student’s average grade across a set suite of eight subjects.


Grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs

This tells you the percentage of students who achieved grade 5 or above in both GCSEs.


Grade 4 or above in English and Maths GCSEs

This tells you the percentage of students who achieved grade 4 or above in both GCSEs.


Entering English Baccalaureate

A student is considered to have entered for the English Baccalaureate if they entered for qualifications in English, maths, sciences, a language and either history or geography. The English Baccalaureate is not a test or qualification; it is a measure used to provide information about a particular range of qualifications.


Staying in Education or Entering Employment

This shows the number of students who either stayed in education or went into employment after finishing key stage 4 (after year 11, usually aged 16). This is for students who finished year 11 two years before the year of publication.