Exams Information

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

 

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