Exams Information

Headteacher, Elizabeth Dakin, praised the efforts of staff and students on their results in the summer of 2017.

Year 11 Mock Exam Timetable – 15 – 27 January 2018

The key figures were as follows (based on unvalidated data, correct to 1st October 2017):

KS4

The school’s Progress 8 figure was 0.10 in 2016.  The figure for 2017 is -0.04.

The school’s Attainment 8 average score was 45.70.

62% of pupils achieved a standard pass (grade 4 or better) in both English and Maths, with 39% achieving a strong pass in both (grade 5 or better).

38% of pupils achieved the English Baccalaureate with standard passes in English and Maths, demonstrating strong performance across a suite of academic subjects, including a Modern Foreign Language.  This is anticipated to be significantly above the national average.  The figure is 32% with strong passes in English and Maths.

In addition:

59% of pupils achieved 5 or more standard passes including English and Maths.

35% of pupils achieved 5 or more strong passes including English and Maths.

97% of pupils achieved 5 or more passes.

100% of pupils achieved at least one qualification.

 

KS5

Average Points Score per A Level entry = 27.51 (C-)

Average Points Score for a student’s best 3 A Levels = 29.01 (C)

For A Levels only:

12% of grades were A* – A.

33% of grades were A* – B.

95% of grades were A* – E.

Including equivalences, the figures were as follows:

20% of grades were A* – A.

40% of grades were A* – B.

96% of grades were A* – E.

80% of students went on to further education, training or employment in 2014 (latest available data).

For GCSE resits:

The average progress made by the 4 students who were resitting GCSE English was +1.5 grades, this is expected to be significantly above the national average.

The average progress made by the 16 students who were resitting GCSE Maths was +0.88 grades, again expected to be significantly above the national average.

The Thomas Adams School
Lowe Hill
Wem
Shropshire
SY4 5UB

Telephone:
01939 237000