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Examination Results for 2019 (Provisional)

Key Stage 4 Results

Progress 8 +0.21
Average Attainment 8 grade 4.8
Percentage of students gaining a strong pass in both Maths and English 42%
Percentage of students gaining a standard pass in both Maths and English 72%
Percentage of year 11 taking Ebacc 16%
Ebacc Average points Score 4.03
Destinations (percentage of students staying in education or employment).  [Provisional data for 2017/18 as this information is always one year behind other school data.] 92%

The link to our school performance tables page is below:

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. It is a ‘value-added’ measure, meaning students’ results are compared to the achievements of other pupils 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 and therefore a figure above 0 is above average whereas a negative value would be below the national average.

Our provisional Progress 8 score is +0.21

Attainment 8

Attainment 8 is a measure of a student’s average grade across a set suite of eight subjects.
Our average ‘Attainment 8’ grade is 4.8, this is above the National score of 4.65.


Windsor operated a free option choice for the year 11 students that completed their GCSEs in 2019. As a consequence 16% of students studied courses that would give them the complete suite of Ebacc subjects.

The Ebacc headline measure is an average score of performance of all students in the Ebacc subjects, even if they did not study the full suite of those subjects.

Our score of 4.03 is in line with the national score.


Key Stage 5 Results 2018      (2019 results information is published in early 2020)

We have another fantastic set of results this year, testament to the hard work and dedication shown by our students and staff. Our students can be proud that they have achieved the best progress scores since the sixth form opened, demonstrating our commitment to excellence for all students.

Students are progressing onto a wide-range of destinations including university and higher apprenticeships.

We are overjoyed that the A Level and BTEC results continue our upward trend and are excellent again this year as our sixth form flourishes. We wish all of our students well as they move on to University or new careers.

The link to the our 16-18 Performance tables page is below:

Key Stage 5 Performance Measures:

Progress measure for A Levels:

101 students

Attainment measure for A Levels:

(This is the average grade achieved by our
students taking A Levels)

Progress measure for Academic qualifications (101 students): +0.11
Attainment measure for Academic


Progress measure for Applied General qualifications (22 students) : +0.36
Attainment measure for Applied General qualifications: Distinction
Progress measure for Tech Level

qualifications  (3 students):

Suppressed – (insufficient students to provide a meaningful figure).
Attainment measure for Tech Level

Qualifications (3 students):

Suppressed – (insufficient students to provide a meaningful figure).
English and Maths GCSE re-sit

progress measure:

English: suppressed  (3 students)

Maths : +1    (7 students)

Retention measure: (% of all students

retained to the end of their studies)


Key Stage 5 Progress Explained
The post 16 progress measure shows the relationship between students’ GCSE performance and their performance in level 3 qualifications (i.e. A levels and Level 3 BTECs).