Performance

Key Stage 4 Performance in 2016

These are provisional results and reflect the performance of pupils who finished Key Stage 4 (when most pupils finish their GCSEs) in 2016. The Government will publish revised figures in January 2017, these updates will include; late results, amendments following re-mark requests and pupil changes made when schools check the data. These provisional results were published in October 2016. 

'Progress 8' score (progress made during secondary)

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, mathematics, 3 qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications

·         The Folkestone Academy Progress 8 score is -0.45

'Attainment 8' score (results in core subjects)

Schools get a score based on how well pupils have performed in up to 8 qualifications, which include English, mathematics, 3 qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications.

·         The Folkestone Academy Attainment 8 score : 39.4

English and mathematics GCSEs

Percentage of pupils achieving a grade C or better in English and mathematics GCSEs.

·          Folkestone Academy : 37%

Pupils 'achieving' the 'English Baccalaureate'

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, mathematics, sciences, a language and either history or geography.

·         Percentage of Folkestone Academy pupils achieving the 'English Baccalaureate' : 3%

Pupils 'entering for' the 'English Baccalaureate'

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 ‘entered’ for the English Baccalaureate if they entered for qualifications in English, mathematics, sciences, a language and either history or geography.

·         Percentage of Folkestone Academy pupils entered for the 'English Baccalaureate' : 8%

Pupil destinations - pupils staying in education or going into employment

This measures the number of pupils who either stayed in education or went into employment after year 11 (after key stage 4). The data published in October 2016 is for pupils who finished Year 11 in 2014, which is the most recent data currently available.

·         Percentage of Folkestone Academy pupils staying in education or going into employment : 86%

Click here to view previous years KS4 results on the DFE website

Click here to access the School Performance Tables on the DFE website