Summer 2018 Exam Results

Year 11 GCSE

GCSE Results this year have achieved record levels for Barnsley Academy and again showed a significant improvement on last year’s figures with specific details being as follows:

  • The indicative Progress 8 figure this year is well above the floor threshold at -0.08, an increase of 0.07 on last year’s figure of -0.15
  • The legacy headline figure of 5 GCSE’s A*- C including English and Maths has increased to 51% - the first time it has ever been above 50% at Barnsley Academy
  • The percentage of students who achieved at least 4+ in both English and Maths increased from 47% to 54%, with 5+ also increasing from 28% to 33%
  • Significant improvements occurred in most other subjects, including Drama, ICT, Music and PE

The table below shows these and other performance measures for this summer’s results:

 

  Actual Results (Summer 2016)
Attainment 8 39.42
Progress 8 -0.08
% 4+ Eng/Maths 54%
% 5+ Eng/Maths 33%
5A*-Cinc. En/Ma 51%
As above Non PP only 58%
As above PP only 41%
Gap between PP and Non PP 17%
Ebacc 4+ / 5+ 20% / 13.5%
English 4+ / 5+ 65% / 52%
Maths 4+ / 5+ 57% / 35%
% entries 7+ 9.2%

 

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