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Headteacher, Elizabeth Dakin, praised the efforts of staff and students on their results in the summer of 2018.

The key figures were as follows (based on unvalidated data, correct to 3rd  September 2018):

KS4 – 2018

The school’s Progress 8 figure was -0.07 in 2017.  The figure for 2018 is anticipated to be 0.00.

The school’s Attainment 8 average score was 4.58.

64% of pupils achieved a standard pass (grade 4 or better) in both English and Maths, with 37% achieving a strong pass in both (grade 5 or better).

34% 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 20% with strong passes in English and Maths.

The EBacc. Average Points Score was 4.09.

In addition:

61% of pupils achieved 5 or more standard passes including English and Maths.
34% of pupils achieved 5 or more strong passes including English and Maths.
98% of pupils achieved 5 or more passes.
100% of pupils achieved at least one qualification.

Link to School and College Performance Tables website:

 https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/123589/the-thomas-adams-school%2c-wem

 98% of students stayed in education or went into employment in 2015 (latest available data).

KS5 – 2018

Average Points Score per A Level entry = 30.77 (C)

Average Points Score for a student’s best 3 A Levels = 30.59 (C)

For A Levels only:

19% of grades were A* – A.
39% of grades were A* – B.
96% of grades were A* – E.

88% of students went on to further education, training or employment in 2015 (latest available data).

Link to School and College Performance Tables website:
 https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/school/123589?tab=ks5-16-to-18

 

 GCSE resits – 2017

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

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

The Thomas Adams School
Lowe Hill
Wem
Shropshire
SY4 5UB

Telephone:
01939 237000