Exam Results

Performance measures are not current as there were no external exams for the academic year 2019/20 and 2021/21.

Key Stage 4

All of the data for 2018/19 has been updated with the validated data from the DfE.

The way GCSE grades are awarded changed in 2016/17. The number 9 (highest) to 1 (lowest) are not used. A grade 4 is comparable to an old grade C and grade 7 to grade A.

In 2018 the EBacc attainment measure changed to include the EBacc average point score. This shows the pupil's point scores across the five pillars of EBacc.

  2017/18 2018/19
% achieving 9-4 in Maths and English 67% 61%
% achieving 9-5 in Maths and English 43% 41%
% achieving EBacc. (5+) 20% 6%
% entered for EBacc. 48% 56%
EBacc APS 4.17 4.00
Attainment 8 score 47 44.8
Progress 8 score -0.01 -0.21

Destinations: students in education, in employment or training

99% 94%

 


Key Stage 5

All of the data for 2018/19 has been updated with the validated data from the DfE.

  2017/18 2018/19
A level (progress) 0.02 -0.08
Average grade C C-
% students completing main programme of study 98.7% 97.5%
% students retained for a second year in their main study programme n/a 75%
 
Academic (progress) 0.02 -0.04
Average grade C C-
% students completing main programme of study 98.7% 97.5%
 
Applied General (progress) -0.74 -0.14
Average grade Pass+ Distinction-
% students completing main programme of study n/a

61.5%

% students retained for a second year in their main study programme n/a

53.8%

 
Level 2 progress English 1.00 0
Level 2 progress Maths 1.00 0.50
 
Student destinations 93% 97%

 

An effective programme of personal development has been created for pupils in key stages 3 and 4. This prepares pupils well for their future, giving them opportunities to have important discussions about healthy relationships, social and moral issues.

Ofsted 2022

Pupils including students in the sixth form, are proud to attend Caldew School. They feel well supported, happy and safe in this welcoming community. There are high level of trust and respect between pupils, students and staff.

Ofsted 2022

Leaders provide effective careers guidance to pupils from Year 7 through to Year 13. Clear guidance, including preparation for interviews and ‘Work Ready Days’, helps pupils and students to make considered choices for their next steps.

Ofsted 2022

Staff have high expectations for pupils’ and students’ behaviour and learning. Pupils and students behave well in lessons and around the school site. They are polite to each other and look out for others in the school.

Ofsted 2022

Leaders have created a welcoming and supportive environment at this school. Pupils and students achieve well in their learning. They are well prepared for their next steps in education, employment and training.

Ofsted 2022