Students at Alleyne’s are celebrating having gained another impressive set of exam results.
At A level, 71 Year 13 students were awarded grades with the average being a B-, up half a grade on last year. 22 students gained 3 or more A*-B grades and 13 of these gained grades AAB in at least two of the facilitating subjects preferred for entry to the Russell group of universities.
8 students gained an average grade of an A or better, with one student securing a place at Oxford to study Physics with 4 A* grades, another secured a place to study Medicine at Sheffield and another starts a prestigious apprenticeship in Management Accountancy with Rolls Royce. 65 others have secured university places.
Students studying Applied General (formerly BTEC) qualifications have gained an average grade of Distinction.
In Year 11, 14 of our subjects now follow the toughened up specifications and are graded 9-1, with grade 4 being equivalent to the old C grade and 7 equivalent to an A grade. 71% of students gained a standard pass (9-4) in both of English and Maths, with 48% gaining the strong pass (9-5).
8 students gained an average grade of 8 or better, with one student being in the elite group of 732 students in the country who gained a grade 9 in 7 or more subjects.
Headteacher Karen Lockett is delighted with these results and very pleased to see so many of these students returning to our successful sixth form to continue their education.
In the reformed subjects of English and maths, an outstanding 74% of students achieved a Grade 4 or better (standard pass) in both subjects, with 53% of the year group achieving a Grade 5 or better (strong pass) in both subjects. These results show that students made excellent progress throughout Key Stage 4.
Thirteen students achieved the top Grade 9; a new grade which is harder to achieve than the old A* grade. In the unreformed subjects, over 70% of students achieved Grades A*-C, meaning that they are well prepared for their next step in their education or training.
Below is a summary of the post 16 results 2017.
(2016 results in brackets)
Average Grade overall = B- (C-)
Average overall point score per entry 36.38
Average point score per entry improved 31.27 (29.85)
Provisional value added is now in line with expectations ( sig-)
Average Grade C
Applied General ( BTEC)
Average point score per entry improved to 48.44 increased by 8 points
Average Grade per entry Distinction * ( Distinction)
Provisional value added sig+ 1.14 ( in line)
Currently 96% have secured first or second choice university
1 student secured medicine at Keele
1 student has secured a place on Veterinary Science
Overall an improvement in both A Level and BTEC course. Some excellent individual results
We are delighted with the performance figures for Year 11 who took their GCSE examinations in the summer.
The ‘Progress 8’ score measures the progress made by students in their secondary school across a broad range of 8 subjects including English, maths, 3 other EBacc subjects and 3 additional subjects.
Alleyne’s Academy achieved an impressive score of 0.27, an above average score, and puts us in the top 30% of all secondary schools in England.
Alleyne’s Academy is the 4th highest maintained school for progress in Staffordshire Local Authority.
Headteacher Karen Lockett is thrilled with this best ever figure for progress. Parents who have children at the academy or those choosing the academy for 2017 entry should be reassured that this really is a consistently good school, as judged by Ofsted, the Department for Education and the many comments we receive from the community.
|Measure||Alleyne’s Academy||Staffs LA||England|
|Progress across 8 subjects (P8)||+0.27 sig +ve||-0.09||0.00|
|Attainment across 8 subjects (A8)||53.2||48.9||48.2|
|% of students obtaining A*-C grade in English and maths||73||59||59|
|% of students ‘achieving’ the ‘English Baccalaureate’||23||20||23|
Alleyne’s Academy had 112 students entered for A level qualifications and 57 entered for Applied General (BTEC) qualifications.
26 students obtained 3 or more A*-B grades or equivalent, 29% went on to a Russell Group University and 95% went on to their chosen university. Many of the students with BTEC qualifications used these to obtain apprenticeships in their vocational area.
|Measure||Average points per entry||Average grade per entry|
|Academic level cohort (112 students)||30.30||C|
|BTEC cohort (57 students)||40.48||Distinction +|
In addition 57 A level students were included in the AAB measure.
21% of these obtained 3 or more GCE A Level grades at AAB or higher, with 2 in facilitating subjects.
The average points per entry in the best 3 A Levels was 37.13 or B- when expressed as a grade.
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