Hellesdon High School

& Sixth Form Centre

Exam Results

GCSE & Level 2 Results

Progress 8 Score

Progress 8 shows the progress students make during secondary school across a range of 8 subjects. A school will receive a Progress 8 score of 0.0 if all students make the same progress as the national average. Schools have been measured on Progress 8 since 2015.

Hellesdon High School has achieved a positive Progress 8 score every year, showing that our students consistently make exceptional progress across all of their subjects.

2016 2017 2018 2019
+0.11 +0.10 +0.21 +0.09


Students make significantly more progress across all subjects at Hellesdon High School than in other schools nationally.

 

Attainment 8

Attainment 8 is a score of how well our students have performed in a range of 8 subjects (including English, Maths, Science, History or Geography and a modern foreign language. The national average score in England is around 46.7 each year. This means that students at Hellesdon High School achieve above the national average.

2018 2019
 46.8 +0.10

 

% of pupils entering the English Baccalaureate

The English Baccalaureate ('EBacc') is a set of subjects at GCSE that keeps young people’s options open for further study and future careers. Secondary schools are measured on the number of pupils that take GCSEs in these core subjects. The government’s ambition is to see 75% of pupils studying the EBacc subject combination at GCSE by 2022, and 90% by 2025

The EBacc is:

  • English language and literature
  • maths
  • the sciences
  • geography or history
  • a language

 

% of pupils entering EBacc at Hellesdon High School:

2019 2020 2021
23% 42% 52%

% of pupils staying in education or employment after Year 11

2018 2019
 93% 94%

 


GCSE English & Maths

All GCSEs are graded from 9 (highest) to 1 (lowest)

  • A grade 4 is a standard pass, broadly equivalent to the old grade C
  • A grade 5 is a strong pass, broadly equivalent to the old grade B
STANDARD PASS RESULTS Hellesdon High School Norfolk National
% Grades 9-4 in both GCSE English & Maths 61.5% 62% 63%
STRONG PASS RESULTS Hellesdon High School Norfolk National
% Grades 9-5 in both GCSE English & Maths 40% 40% 42%


ALPS regularly place our GCSE and vocational teaching and learning in the top 25% nationally

Click here for a full list of GCSE and Level 2 BTEC Subject Results

Click here to view the Department for Education's school performance tables.

 

Sixth Form Results

 

From 2018/19 Tables:

Academic
Progress: -0.26

 

Average result/Points

Hellesdon Norfolk state-funded schools / colleges England all schools / colleges
C/29.91 C+/31.69 C+/34.01

 

Applied General:

Progress:
+0.11
 
Hellesdon Norfolk state-funded schools / colleges England all schools/colleges
Dist/32.40 Merit/29.08 Merit/28.91
 
Tech Level:
Progress: 0.26

 

Average Attainment grade/Points

Hellesdon Norfolk state-funded schools / colleges England all schools/colleges
Dist*/42.50 Merit/26.83 Merit/28.64

 

English and Mathematics Progress

English Maths (6 students) England 
no figures as numbers taking too low 0.17 (0.08)