Secondary schools and colleges in Cumbria

  • National average
  • Average for this local authority

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

YearNational averageLocal average
201053.455.8
200949.849.6
200847.648.4
200746.345.7

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

YearNational averageLocal average
2010744.8755.3
2009739.3735.9
2008740733.6
2007731.2744.6

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
Appleby Grammar School 48 21 990.4 761
Austin Friars St Monica's (IND) 82 52 NA 840.3
Barrow-in-Furness Sixth Form College NA NA NA 842.5
Beacon Hill Community School 28 0 982.8 NA
Caldew School 53 16 997 672.3
Carlisle College NA NA NA 593.4
Cartmel Priory CofE School 58 7 986.3 NA
Casterton School (IND) 90 31 NA 891.6
Chetwynde School (IND) 100 100 NA 871.2
Cockermouth School 68 38 994 711.2
Dallam School 68 22 978.2 787
Dowdales School 63 14 983.2 NA
Furness Academy (AC) 33 2 956.8 NA
Furness College NA NA NA 682.8
John Ruskin School 44 7 1004.4 NA
Kendal College NA NA NA 674.3
Keswick School 75 25 1000.2 745.1
Kirkbie Kendal School 61 16 998.3 757.3
Kirkby Stephen Grammar School 63 5 993.7 834.7
Lakes College - West Cumbria NA NA NA 458.6
The Lakes School 71 13 1004.6 899.3
Lime House School (IND) 39 9 NA 786
Millom School 45 9 1020.3 752.2
The Nelson Thomlinson School 63 32 990.3 996.4
Netherhall School 54 10 983.7 578.8
Newman Catholic School 46 0 1004.9 730.4
Queen Elizabeth Grammar School (SEL) 96 69 998.1 980.5
Queen Elizabeth School 77 24 1016 881.6
The Queen Katherine School 65 30 1015 978.3
Richard Rose Central Academy (AC) 32 3 949.1 654.6
Richard Rose Morton Academy (AC) 34 0 991.4 567.9
Samuel King's School 57 10 982.1 NA
Sedbergh School (IND) 0 0 NA 706
Settlebeck High School 68 21 997.7 NA
Solway Community Technology College 40 0 1015 NA
Southfield Technology College 47 8 985.9 622.2
St Bees School (IND) 86 65 NA 871
St Benedict's Catholic High School 56 8 987.3 724.1
St Bernard's Catholic High School 60 10 1005.8 NA
St Joseph's Catholic High School, Business and Enterprise College 65 7 993.6 NA
Stainburn School and Science College 55 6 970 622.2
Trinity School 64 15 1008.9 799.1
Ullswater Community College 52 7 1015.5 640.5
Ulverston Victoria High School 64 9 1013.6 832
Walney School 36 13 977 NA
West Lakes Academy (AC) 47 9 979.7 815.3
Whitehaven School 40 5 962.8 618.8
William Howard School 69 32 1007.5 787
Windermere School & Windermere Preparatory School (IND) 0 0 NA 938.3
Workington Sixth Form Centre NA NA NA 622.2
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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