Secondary schools and colleges in Dorset

  • National average
  • Average for this local authority

% of pupils achieving 5 A*-C GCSEs including maths and English

YearNational averageLocal average
201053.459.4
200949.854.6
200847.653.3
200746.349.9

Average point score per pupil at A/AS-level and equivalents

YearNational averageLocal average
2010744.8708.8
2009739.3719.4
2008740695
2007731.2726.2

How to use this table: Select column header to sort table, check boxes to compare schools

What does this mean? School name What does this mean? % 5 A*-C GCSEs What does this mean? English Bacc What does this mean? CVA What does this mean? A/AS points
Source: All data from Department for Education
All Saints' Church of England School, Weymouth 64 19 1012.6 NA
Beaminster School 65 26 1006 668.6
The Blandford School 47 9 989.8 702.3
Bryanston School (IND) 100 76 NA 860.8
Budmouth Technology College 66 12 1019.9 705.8
Clayesmore School (IND) 49 21 NA 718.3
Ferndown Upper School 58 8 981.9 629.3
Gillingham School 64 48 984.8 781.8
The Grange School 42 2 1007.9 545.4
The Gryphon School 65 29 1002.7 763.1
Highcliffe School 63 25 994.2 719
International College, Sherborne School (IND) 0 0 NA NA
Kingston Maurward College NA NA NA 554.7
Leweston School (IND) 94 61 NA 921.5
Lytchett Minster School 63 23 998.1 745.1
Milton Abbey School (IND) 66 0 NA 669.5
The Purbeck School 46 9 984.1 636.3
Queen Elizabeth's School 67 16 993.1 655
Ringwood Waldorf School (IND) NA NA NA NA
Royal Manor Arts College 49 12 1000.5 NA
Shaftesbury School 46 6 990.6 788.3
Sherborne School (IND) 0 0 NA 879.9
Sherborne School for Girls (IND) 99 67 NA 976.5
The Sir John Colfox School 51 19 1007.5 665.6
St Mary's School (IND) 100 100 NA 813.3
Sturminster Newton High School 53 11 1002.3 NA
The Thomas Hardye School 78 46 1016.7 845.9
Twynham School 63 31 1010.8 750.5
The Wey Valley School 49 10 998 NA
Weymouth College NA NA NA 583
The Woodroffe School 64 16 1000.3 802.7
What do the table headers mean?
School name
Click on the name to visit the government's page of information and performance data for the school. For schools with both Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 pupils, KS5 can be reached from a link on the KS4 page. IND = independent, SEL = selective, AC = academy, SHUT = school closed since exams. More detail
% 5 A*-C GCSEs
This benchmark measure is the percentage of pupils in the school who achieve passes graded between A* and C in five GCSE or equivalent qualifications, including maths and English GCSE. SS = small school; N/A = data not available. More detail
English baccalaureate
Introduced in 2010, this is the percentage of pupils in the school achieving A*-C GCSE passes in English, maths, two science subjects, a language and history or geography. SS = small school; N/A = data not available. More detail
Contextual value-added
A statistical measure of pupils' progress between leaving primary school and finishing Key Stage 4 (age 16), in comparison to other children from similar backgrounds. Higher numbers indicate better progress. WARNING: This measure cannot be ranked accurately - sorting the table gives a general indication only. SS = small school; N/A = data not available. More detail
A/AS-level points
Points are allocated for A-levels, AS-levels and other Key Stage 5 qualifications, depending on the grade achieved. The score is the average number of points per pupil at the institution. More detail

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