Secondary school league tables announced

LEAGUE tables have been announced today showing how Wyre Forest secondary schools performed in their GCSE and A Level results.

The biggest improvements at GCSE were seen at Holy Trinity School and Wolverley CofE Secondary School.

Holy Trinity School saw a rise from 71 per cent in 2011 to 90 per cent of students in 2012 gaining five GCSEs at A* to C, including English and maths.

Wolverley School improved with 53 per cent of students in 2012 and 36 per cent in 2011 gaining the Government benchmark.

The Bewdley School and Sixth Form Centre saw a rise from 65 per cent in 2011, to 73 per cent gaining five A* to C grades with English and maths.

Sixty-seven per cent of students at Stourport High School and Sixth Form Centre achieved five GCSEs at A* to C, including English and maths, compared to 63 per cent in 2011.

At Baxter College, 47 per cent of students gained the benchmark compared to 46 per cent in 2011.

The independent Heathfield School saw its GCSE grades drop, with 73 per cent in 2012 and 94 per cent of its students in 2011 gaining five GCSEs at A* to C, including English and maths.

King Charles I Secondary School saw 50 per cent of its pupils reaching the benchmark compared to 60 per cent in 2011. 

In Worcestershire, 60.7 per cent of students achieved five GCSEs at A* to C including English and Maths while 59.4 per cent of pupils gained the grades nationally.

Worcestershire ranked 53rd out of more than 150 authorities at GCSE and came 83rd for the average A-level points score per student.

At A Level, Worcestershire saw an average point score as 700.3, lower than the national average of 733.

Baxter College, the Bewdley School and Sixth Form Centre and Stourport High School and Sixth Form Centre all beat the county average with 726, 710.8 and 700.8 respectively.

King Charles I School gained an average of 699.1, Wolverly CofE Secondary School gained a 581.1 average and Holy Trinity School saw a 588.6 average.

Kidderminster College saw an average point score per student at A Level or equivalent grades of 550.8.

More to follow.

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