Secondary schools and colleges in Durham

  • National average
  • Average for this local authority

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

YearNational averageLocal average
201053.455.8
200949.848.7
200847.644.5
200746.342.3

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

YearNational averageLocal average
2010744.8662.3
2009739.3664
2008740657.6
2007731.2651.6

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
Barnard Castle School (IND) 90 54 NA 729.8
Belmont School Community Arts College 45 15 1005.4 NA
Bishop Auckland College NA NA NA 463.3
Bishop Barrington School A Sports with Mathematics College 59 1 1050.9 NA
Consett Community Sports College 57 11 1006.4 NA
Dene Community School of Technology 48 6 1025.1 NA
Derwentside College NA NA NA 505.6
Durham Community Business College for Technology and Enterprise 58 0 1051.2 NA
Durham Gilesgate Sports College and Sixth Form Centre 37 0 1048.3 761.2
Durham High School for Girls (IND) 98 85 NA 843.9
Durham Johnston Comprehensive School 71 29 1006.3 894.4
Durham School (IND) 82 62 NA 763.4
Easington Community Science College 55 0 1039.2 NA
East Durham College NA NA NA 465.1
Ferryhill Business Enterprise College 52 2 1031.3 NA
Framwellgate School Durham 70 27 1025.1 743.8
Fyndoune Community College 64 0 1054.4 NA
Greencroft Business and Enterprise Community School 48 8 1003.6 NA
Greenfield School Community and Arts College 44 6 1000.5 NA
The Hermitage School 53 14 1022.6 890.4
King James I Community Arts College 53 0 1037.8 508.7
Moorside Community Technology College 62 18 1025.2 NA
New College Durham NA NA NA 578.3
Park View Community School 64 30 998.6 816.7
Parkside Sports College 50 7 1080.4 NA
Roseberry Sports and Community College 41 7 1033.5 476.5
Seaham School of Technology 54 3 1019.5 NA
Sedgefield Community College a Specialist Sports College 64 9 1019.4 NA
Shotton Hall School 59 5 1071 NA
Spennymoor Comprehensive School 55 4 1001.2 692.3
St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School and Byron College 54 2 1025.7 686.1
St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School and Sixth Form College, Lanchester 77 21 1038.9 783.7
St John's Catholic School & Sixth Form Centre 63 2 1004.5 713.9
St Leonard's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Comprehensive School 76 34 996.8 810.4
Staindrop School A Business and Enterprise College 61 7 1037 NA
Stanley School of Technology 53 3 1049.5 NA
Sunnydale Community College for Maths and Computing 48 1 1037 NA
Tanfield School, Specialist College of Science and Engineering 65 7 1035.9 NA
Teesdale School 68 26 1005.4 706.2
Tudhoe Grange School 51 6 1035.7 NA
Wellfield Community School A Specialist Maths and Computing College 40 2 1007.4 NA
Wolsingham School and Community College 61 11 1011.1 635.3
Woodham Community Technology College 49 14 993.8 NA
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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