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Exam Results & Performance Tables

School and College Performance Tables

The latest Department for Education performance tables for our school can be found by visiting the Department for Education website: Allerton Grange performance tables. This includes data on GCSEs and 16-18 study.

Progress 8 and Attainment 8

Progress 8 and Attainment 8 are based on students’ performance in eight qualifications. These are English and Maths, up to three subjects from the Ebacc list, and students’ three highest scores from a range of other qualifications, including GCSEs and approved non-GCSEs. English and Maths are given double weighting to reflect their importance.

The English Baccalaureate, or EBacc, is a measure of how many students achieve a good GCSE pass in six core academic subjects: English, maths, history or geography, combined science (which counts as two passes) and a language. In addition, students must take both English language and literature, although they only need a grade 5+ (new GCSEs) in one of them.

Progress 8 score: -0.05* (September 2019)
(latest Department for Education data, to be revised as further information becomes available)

Attainment 8 score: 42.69 (September 2019) 

GCSE/ End of Key Stage 4 Results

31% of students achieved a strong pass (grade 5 - 9) in English and Maths at the end of Key Stage 4.
58% of students achieved grade 4 - 9 in English and Maths at the end of Key Stage 4.

4.06 is the EBacc APS (In 2018, the EBacc attainment measure changed to an average point score showing students' point scores across the five pillars of the EBacc)

Year 11 Leaver Destinations 

100% of Year 11 students secured offers. (September Guarantee met)

  • NEET 0%
  • Unknown 0%
  • AGS 6th form 42% (increase from 39% in 2017 intake)
  • FE- 30% 
  • Apprenticeships/Traineeships 20% 
  • Study Programmes 4% 

GCSE resits

  • GCSE English resits saw 52.4% with an improved grade, +0.67 average progress
  • GCSE Maths resits saw 31.8% with an improved grade, +0.27 average progress
  • GCSE English resits (Pupil Premium) saw 50.0% with an improved grade, +0.50 average progress
  • GCSE Maths resits (Pupil Premium) saw 0.0% with an improved grade and -0.20 average progress 

A Level/End of Key Stage 5 Results

Applied courses: Progress Score +0.42 for Applied Level 3 courses
A Levels:
Progress Score +0.17 for A Level courses. The Department of Education classifies this as Average compared to other schools across England. Average Grade attained C-.

  • 100% students completed their main study programme
  • 96% A Level pass rate in Summer 2019
  • 2019 saw the fourth year of improved Key Stage 5 results
  • Allerton Grange Sixth Form is the best post-16 provider in Leeds for Applied courses
  • Allerton Grange Sixth Form is the 9th best provider in Leeds for A levels

Year 12 Leaver Destinations

  • NEET 0%
  • Unknown 0%
  • Other School 6th Form 0%
  • 6th Form College 20% compared to last year’s 15%
  • Apprenticeships/Traineeships 20% compared to last year’s 21%

Continuing in AGS 6th Form:
98% of Year 12 A’ Level / Level 3 students that completed their first year progressed on to second year A’ level. This is a fantastic retention figure. (NB: Other students left before the census but this was their intention as they wanted apprenticeships and only came back as a back-up until this training was secure.)
60% compared to last year’s 64% (NB: This figure is not a true retention figure as it includes the 1 year Access students and most of these students leave after this 1 year course.)

Year 13 Leaver Destinations

  • NEET 1%
  • Unknown 0%
  • HE 90% (This includes destinations of Gap year students with deferred entry & HE Apprenticeship opportunities with off the job training at University)
  • FE Vocational Advanced Apprenticeship 7%
  • FE College courses-2%

Further Breakdown of Progression details from our Year 13 Leavers

  • 90% progressed to Higher Education (HE)
  • 88% secured places at university or on a HE Apprenticeship in their chosen vocational or subject area. 2% opted for other related areas via clearing.
  • 83% of students stayed locally after Year 13 compared to 80% in 2017 last and 61% in 2016.
  • 0% - No students opted for study abroad opportunities this year.
  • 15% of students secured additional HE/vocational training funding via Bursaries & Scholarships


GCSE Grading 

Ofqual introduced a new grading structure from 2017 for English and Maths, with other subjects following from 2018. Grades are awarded from 1 to 9 rather than the old A* - G system. Although they are not directly equivalent, grade 4 and above is equal to grade C and above, the widely used benchmark for further education providers and employers. Under the new structure, it is more difficult to achieve the highest grade of 9 which now includes some work that was previously taught at A Level.


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"Fantastic student ambassadors who are a credit to the school."
- Prospective Parent
"So pleased that both my children are at a school, where the performing arts (and other arts) are such a priority."
- Parent
"Strong leadership and motivation with an emphasis on progress"
- Parent
“Welcoming staff, friendly, confident students and excellent facilities”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
“Great facilities. Dedicated and enthusiastic staff”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
"Safe, Supportive, Diverse"
- Local Authority Representative
"Thank you for making my daughter's first year with you such a good one. We are impressed with how she has settled in and grown as a person throughout the year"
- Year 7 Parent
"A great learning environment; light, bright and spacious classrooms, clean and well organised."
- Prospective Parent
“Great opportunity to meet staff and gain greater depth of my child’s achievement”
- Year 7 Parent on Parents' Consultation Evening, October 2018
“Clean, bright, vibrant learning space”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
"I am so pleased with the School Gateway app. Every day I can see any achievement and behaviour points my daughter gets and she knows that I’ll discuss it with her; it encourages her to do well."
- Year 8 Parent
"I have observed behaviour that illustrates strong team bonds between teams within the school; again another positive feature about the school culture engendered"
- Parent
"An open and welcoming atmosphere - very useful being allowed to look at teaching and learning"
- Prospective Parent
“It was good to speak to his form tutor and hear about what is happening in class”
- Year 7 Parent on Parents' Consultation Evening, October 2018
“Friendly staff, well-behaved kids”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
"I applaud the focus on rewarding good behaviour. My son feels appreciated and recognised at Allerton Grange; we're all so proud."
- Year 8 Parent
"I have observed behaviour that illustrates strong team bonds between teams within the school; again another positive feature about the school culture engendered"
- Parent
"The reward and behaviour system is clear, well enforced and has positive results!"
- Parent
“Excellent feedback, we’re very happy with progress so far”
- Year 7 Parent on Parents' Consultation Evening, October 2018
"An inclusive school that is focused on providing the best education for its students"
- Prospective Parent
“Excellent facilities, improving school”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
"Very impressed with the sports facilities"
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
"Staff are passionate and committed to developing and improving"
- Parent
“Impressed with the consistent enthusiasm of the teaching staff when discussing feedback”
- Year 7 Parent on Parents' Consultation Evening, October 2018
"Pupils look smart and are well engaged in their lessons"
- Prospective Parent
“I especially liked the Science and Maths departments”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018
“Driven leadership, confident pupils. Staff friendly and open to discussing subjects and needs of my child”
- Prospective Parent, September 2018