President Kennedy School - GCSE Results 2016
In 2016, President Kennedy School’s students have performed above expectation at GCSE and made outstanding progress. This set of results again ensures that President Kennedy School is one of the best performing schools in the country.
On average, in each subject, students have achieved approximately one grade higher than would be expected nationally. Students have performed well across the board, but we have seen a particularly impressive performance by our high attaining students.
The percentage of students achieving the top grades A* or A is well above national average for English and maths. 70% of students achieved a good pass (grade C or above) in English and maths.
Provisional 2016 Key Stage 4 exam results
Progress 8 tells us how well pupils at this school have progressed between the end of primary school (key stage 2) and the end of secondary school (key stage 4), compared to pupils in other schools who got similar results at the end of primary school. This is based on results in up to 8 qualifications, which include English, maths, 3 qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications.
Our Progress 8 score of 0.66 shows that students at President Kennedy School on average perform two thirds of a GCSE grade better across their eight subjects than they would in a typical school. This is likely to place the school in top 1%-2% of all schools nationally for progress.
Schools get a score based on how well pupils have performed in up to 8 qualifications, which include English, maths, 3 qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications.
English Baccalaureate achievement
The English Baccalaureate is not a test or qualification; it is a measure used to provide information about a particular range of qualifications. A pupil is considered to have 'achieved' the English Baccalaureate if they got a grade C or better in the following subjects: English, maths, sciences, a language and either history or geography.
Students at President Kennedy School outperformed other students nationally across all headline progress and attainment measures in 2016.
Provisional 2016 Key Stage 5 exam results