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How did Andover secondary schools do in this years league tables?

As secondary school tables are published, BBC analysis shows it will take over 70 years for poorer pupils to catch up with their peers at GCSE.

Nationally the Attainment 8 score average was 44.6 for all schools in England. Here are the scores of our  local Andover secondary schools.

Harrow Way Community School

Progrees 8 Score; Average 0.5 %

Attainment 8 score; 46.5

EBacc average point score; 3.86

Winton Community Academy

Progrees 8 Score; Average -0.26

Attainment 8 score; 39.7

EBacc average point score; 3.42

John Hanson Community School

Progrees 8 Score; Below Average -0.36

Attainment 8 score; 44.3

EBacc average point score; 3.72

Test Valley School

Progrees 8 Score; Below Average -0.44

Attainment 8 score; 43.1

EBacc average point score; 3.67

Rookwood School

Progrees 8 Score; Not published

Attainment 8 score; 56.8

EBacc average point score; 5.3


What is a Progress 8 score?

This score shows how much progress pupils at this school made between the end of key stage 2 and the end of key stage 4, compared to pupils across England who got similar results at the end of key stage 2. This is based on results in up to 8 qualifications, which include English, maths, sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages.

What is an Attainment 8 score ?

Schools get a score based on how well pupils have performed in up to 8 qualifications.

The EBacc APS calculates a pupil’s average point scores across the 5 pillars of the English Baccalaureate, allocating points to a pupil’s best grades and dividing by 6 (the science grades count in 2 pillars, meaning a total of 6 pillars) to create an average point score per pupil. This measure is an average across the subjects (i.e. we divide the total by 6) and so is on a different scale to Attainment 8 which we calculated by simply awarding points score across 8 qualifications (without dividing the total).

This measure is based on the better result of either English language or English literature when both subjects are taken, maths, the best 2 results from the single sciences (3 out of 4 must be taken), or results from the combined science, the better result from either geography or history and the best result in languages.

For more information about how the EBacc average point score is calculated view the detailed guide to EBacc APS