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School Data & DfE Statistics

There are currently four commonly used headline measures for school achievement. Attainment 8, Progress 8 and grade 4+ or 5+ for Basics (English and Maths GCSE).  St Bernadette students achieved an average Attainment 8 score of 4.21 points, and on the government’s Grade 4+ (an old C grade) for English and Maths a score of 55%.  Students achieved 24% Basics passes at Grade 5+.  The school has a provisional progress 8 score of -0.44 for 2019.



Basics Grade 5+  English and Maths


Basics. A*C Grade 4+ English and Maths


Progress 8 (Provisional) 


Attainment 8


When using the old C grade equivalent, Grade 4, 78% of students have achieved English or Maths. 65% of all grades were awarded at a grade 4 or higher. 66% achieved Grade 5+ in English or Maths. Seventeen percent of students achieved above a grade 7 in English or Maths. The percentage achieving the English Baccalaureate was 13% at a standard pass and 8% at a strong pass. The percentage of students achieving top grades (A*-A/7-9) was 15% in 2019.

The Department for Education also provides an analysis of key school data including a snapshot of performance at St. Bernadette School. This website can be used by governors, parents and by members of the public to check the performance of the school. To access the information provided for St Bernadette please select the following link.

At St. Bernadette we want all of our students to achieve their best, we have a challenging and academic curriculum and comprehensive raising achievement systems. We remain ambitious for our pupils and committed to improving outcomes for all learners.


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