Exam Results

Exam Results

Below are the headline fihgures for recent exam results at Holyrood Academy. Please be mindful that when comparing results over the last three years care must be taken as the measures do not compare 'like-for-like'.

2018 Examinations - headline figures

GCSE - 203 students (new measures)
66% - Grade 4 or above in English and Maths GCSE
41% - Grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSE (national 39.9%)
+0.12 - Progress 8 score (measure of student progress across 8 subjects including English and Maths) (national -0.03)
45.8 pts - Attainment 8 score (national 44.3pts)
4.06 pts - English Baccalaureate points score (national 3.83pts)

Advanced Level Qualifications (Level 3) - 78 students
A level average grade per entry - C
A level Average Points per entry - 30.8
Vocational Average Grade per entry - Merit +
Vocational Average Grade per entry - 29.5

2017 Examinations - headline figures

GCSE - 210 students (new measures)
69% - Grade 4 or above in English and Maths GCSE (national 63.9%)
46% - Grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSE (national 39.6%)
+0.43 - Progress 8 score (measure of student progress across 8 subjects including English and Maths)
50.2 pts - Attainment 8 score (national 44.6pts)
27% Students achieved English Baccalaureate (national 23.7%)
+0.43 Progress 8 Score (measure of students progress) (national -0.03)

Advanced Level Qualifications (Level 3) - 99 students
99% A - E results
A level average grade per entry - C
A level Average Points per entry  -  28.13
Vocational Average Grade per entry - 32.64
Vocational Average Grade per entry - Distinction-

For full performance table information visit the DfE Performance League Tables

2016 Examinations - headline figures 

GCSE - 218 students
67% - 5 A*-C (including English and Maths)
91% Students made expected levels of progress in English
79% Students made expected levels of progress in Maths
30% Students achieved English Baccalaureate
+0.84 Progress 8 Score (measure of students progress) (highest within Somerset)

A Level
99% A - E results
771 Average point score per pupil
209 Average point score per entry

2015 Examinations - headline figures 

GCSE - 211 students
57% 5 A*-C (including English and Maths) (2014 - 48%)
325.58 - Capped average points score (2014 - 305.2)
73% made 3 levels of progress in English (2014 - 59%)
29% made 4+ levels of progress in English (2014 - 24%)
72% made 3 levels of progress in Maths (2014 - 63%)
35% made 4+ levels of progress in Maths (2014  - 28%)
25% achieved English Baccalaureate (2014 - 26.87%)

A Level
99% A – E results (2014 - 98%)
793.49 Average point score per pupil (2014 - 704.29)
201.83 Average point score per entry (2014 - 206.43)

Further detailed information can be obtained from the DfE Performance website

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01460 260100
Holyrood Academy Zembard Lane, Chard,
Somerset, TA20 1JL

Holyrood Academy is a part of the Vector Learning Trust. Vector Learning Trust is a Company Limited by Guarantee registered in England and Wales number 07341523 and an Exempt Charity.
Registered address: Zembard Lane, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1JL