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:

KS4

The school’s Progress 8 figure was 0.10 in 2016.  The figure for 2017 is currently under review and we have been advised by Shropshire County Council to wait until this has been confirmed as accurate before publishing it.

The school’s Attainment 8 average score was 45.61.

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:

58% of pupils achieved 5 or more standard 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 = 28.21 (C-)

Average Points Score for a students best 3 A Levels = 24.68 (D+)

For A Levels:

12% of grades were A* – A.

33% of grades were A* – B.

95% 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 5 students who were resitting GCSE English was -0.2 grades, compared to a National Average of -0.1 grades.

The average progress made by the 11 students who were resitting GCSE Maths was +1.0 grades, compared to a National Average of -0.1 grades.

The Thomas Adams School
Lowe Hill
Wem
Shropshire
SY4 5UB

Telephone:
01939 237000