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.


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