Performance data for our secondary academies
Despite results nationally in both the primary and secondary phase remaining relatively stable from last year, students and staff are celebrating the seismic improvements in results for 2018 across the 10 primary and 10 secondary academies sponsored by NET.
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At GCSE level, the percentage of students achieving strong passes (grade 5+) in both English and maths improved by 11 percentage points to 42%. The proportion of students achieving standard passes (grade 4+) in English and maths improved by 10 percentage points to 60%.
Three NET schools, The Grangefield Academy, Kearsley Academy and Thomas Hepburn Community Academy improved their English and maths grade 5+ results by 20 percentage points or more; with a further three, The Blyth Academy, Kirk Balk Academy and Thorp Academy improving by more than 10.
At grade 4+, six NET schools, The Blyth Academy, The Grangefield Academy, Kearsley Academy, Red House Academy, Thomas Hepburn Academy and Thorp Academy improved by more than 10 percentage points. Early indications show that 5 of the NET secondary schools will be the most improved school in their local authority area in the two measures of a standard pass and a strong pass in both English and maths.