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Performance

In 2017 both our main school and sixth form students performed well across the curriculum with our exam results exceeding national averages and continuing to go from strength to strength.

2017 Key Stage 4 (main school) results

Attainment 8 score = 51.3

Progress 8 score = +0.21

Percentage of pupils achieving a good pass in English and mathematics = 49% for grade 5+ and 69% for grade 4+ 

Percentage of pupils entered for the English baccalaureate = 47%

Percentage of pupils achieving the English baccalaureate = 32% (measured using grade 5+ for English and maths and C+ for other elements)   

Percentage of pupils achieving the English baccalaureate = 35% (measured using grade 4+ for English and maths and C+ for other elements)

97.8% of students went on to full-time education, employment or training.

2017 Key Stage 5 (sixth form) results

The progress compared to students across the country is shown below, separately for A levels, academic and applied general qualifications:

A level progress: 0.00 (this means that students achieved what was expected, based on their prior attainment at GCSE).

Academic progress: 0.00 (this means that students achieved what was expected, based on their prior attainment at GCSE).

Applied general progress: + 0.5 (this means that students achieved ½ grade higher than expected, based on their prior attainment at GCSE).

The progress made in GCSE English and mathematics is not given because there are fewer than five students included.

The average grade that students achieved is shown below, separately for A levels, academic and applied general qualifications:

The average grade is C for A level and academic qualifications. It is Distinction* for applied general qualifications.

The retention measure is the percentage of students who get to the end of the main programme of study in each qualification type:

At Teesdale, 100% of students were retained on both academic and applied general programmes of study.

The destination measure is the percentage who continue to education, training, employment:

97.8% of students went on to full time education, employment or training.

Ofsted report 

Teesdale School and Sixth Form became a new school in January 2017 and has not been inspected as an academy.

New grading system

From August 2017, some exams will be graded using the new grading system that uses numbers rather than letters (from 9-1 rather than from A*-G). You can find out more about how it works on the website here or download the parent factsheet here