Secondary schools and colleges in Blackburn with Darwen

  • National average
  • Average for this local authority

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

YearNational averageLocal average
201053.451.9
200949.843.9
200847.645.8
200746.343.7

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

YearNational averageLocal average
2010744.8662.5
2009739.3690.6
2008740679.2
2007731.2644.7

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

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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