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GCSE Examination Results and Progress 2019

GCSE Results continued to improve at Longsands Academy in 2019, with very positive attainment and progress figures.

A Progress 8 score of +0.15 was achieved by a substantial number of students making progress and achieving beyond national expectations based on Key Stage 2 results. In 2019, 79.3% (up by 3.3% from 76% in 2018) of Year 11 students achieved at least a grade 4 (standard pass) in English and 80.3% in Maths (up by 6.6% from 73.7% in 2018). 71.6% achieved at least this standard in both English and Maths (up by 5.4% on 2018). 80.1% of students achieved at least a grade 4 in Science (up by 8.9% from 57% in 2018).  In 2019, 47% (up by 2.1% from 59.9% in 2018) of Year 11 students achieved at least a grade 5 (strong pass) in English and 57% in Maths (up by 6.6% from 73.7% in 2018). 47% achieved at least this standard in both English and Maths (up by 5.5% on 2018). 62/1% of students achieved at least a grade 5 in Science (up by 11.8% from 50.4% in 2018).

The headline figures are:

2017 2018 2019
Average KS2 Prior Attainment

4.7

4.7

4.81

Attainment 8

44.28

45.68

48.56

Progress 8

-0.140

0.001

0.15

Students achieving 9-5 in English and Maths

41%

41%

47%

English Progress

-0.007

-0.08

-0.02

Maths  Progress

0.203

0.19

0.20

EBACC Progress

0.011

0.13

0.33

Open Progress

-0.607

-0.27

-0.09

Over 24% of all GCSE grades were 9-7, with 80 of those securing a Grade 9; the highest grade possible in the new system for GCSEs. A number of subject areas achieved notable results including Biology (98.8%, Grade 9-4), Chemistry (98.8%, Grade 9-4), Physics (98.8%, Grade 9-4), Latin (93.3% Grade 9-4), Music (93.3%, Grade 9-4), French (92.1%, Grade 9-4), German (80.5%, Grade 9-4), RE (77.5%, Grade 9-4), History (72.1%, Grade 9-4) and Geography (71.9%, Grade 9-4) and reflecting the Academy’s commitment to provide a rigorous curriculum for all of our learners.

 

To compare our results please click here for the Department of Education website