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The worst GCSE-level results

This page shows the 190 schools in England in which 20% of pupils or less achieved the Level 2 threshold - equivalent to five GCSEs at grade C or above - including English and maths GCSEs, in 2007.

They are shown in reverse order, with the lowest-scoring at the top.

The CVA column shows the schools' contextual value added scores - the new progress measure.

Smaller schools with fewer than 30 pupils eligible to take the exams are not included.

Click the name of a school for a page detailing its performance.

Click here for a fuller explanation of the figures.

INSTITUTION EM CVA
Parklands High School, Liverpool 1% 998
Blakeston School - A Community Sports College, Stockton-on-Tees 3% 1003.9
St Clements College, Lincolnshire 5% 1026.6
Earlham High School, Norfolk 6% 956.2
South Leeds High School, Leeds 7% 954.6
John Madejski Academy, Reading 7% 981
City of Preston High School, Lancashire 7% 994
Hadden Park High School, Nottingham, City of 7% 996
Croxteth Community Comprehensive School, Liverpool 7% 1004.5
The Marlowe Academy, Kent 7% 1013.5
Elliott Durham School, Nottingham, City of 7% 1022.3
Corby Community College, Northamptonshire 8% 965.9
The Castle Hills Community Arts College, Lincolnshire 8% 990.4
Saint Bede's Catholic Science College, Lincolnshire 8% 997.3
John Bunyan Upper School, Bedfordshire 9% 987.7
Haywood School, Nottingham, City of 10% 969.5
Sir Frank Markham Community School, Milton Keynes 10% 978.4
Springhill High School, Rochdale 10% 1012
Birkdale High School, Kirklees 11% 952.9
Ruffwood School, Knowsley 11% 989.7
King Ethelbert School, Kent 11% 1001
Peers School, Oxfordshire 11% 1002.5
Barstable School, Essex 12% 973.3
The Gateway Academy, Thurrock 12% 979.8
Tong School, Bradford 12% 987.9
The Alfred Barrow School, Cumbria 12% 1003.1
Unity City Academy, Middlesbrough 12% 1012.5
The Ridings School, Calderdale 13% 941.4
Brookway High School and Sports College, Manchester 13% 980.2
Durham Gilesgate Sports College and Sixth Form Centre, Durham 13% 985.7
Kings Norton High School, Birmingham 13% 987.3
Shorefields School, Liverpool 13% 989.2
Manor Foundation Business and Sports College, Sandwell 13% 992.9
West Gate Community College, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 13% 994.8
Park Lane High, Calderdale 13% 999.6
Cheshire Oaks High School, Cheshire 13% 999.7
Joseph Ruston Technology College, Lincolnshire 13% 1057.6
City of Leeds School, Leeds 14% 949.4
New College Leicester, Leicester, City of 14% 949.6
Brockworth Enterprise School, Gloucestershire 14% 957.5
Bemrose Community School, Derby, City of 14% 980.4
North Manchester High School for Boys, Manchester 14% 982.7
Millbrook Community School, Southampton 14% 990.6
The River Leen School, Nottingham, City of 14% 993.9
The Malling School, Kent 14% 994.9
The Wildernesse School, Kent 14% 998.2
Withywood Community School, Bristol, City of 14% 1029.1
Parkside Community College, Plymouth, City of 14% 1030.7
Bishops Park College, Essex 15% 954.5
Kings High School, Bournemouth 15% 970.6
Quarrendon School, Buckinghamshire 15% 973.8
Manor Park Community School and Specialist Arts College, Warwickshire 15% 985.7
The Aveland High School, Lincolnshire 15% 987.1
The Queen Elizabeth's (1561) Endowed School, Nottinghamshire 15% 987.2
The Grays School Media Arts College, Thurrock 15% 993.6
Hylton Red House School, Sunderland 15% 1011.6
Chalvedon School, Essex 15% 1017.1
Abbey Wood School, Greenwich 15% 1020
Portway Community School, Bristol, City of 16% 959.9
The College High Specialist Arts School, Birmingham 16% 972.3
Mayfield School, Portsmouth 16% 973.6
Medway Community College, Medway Towns 16% 976.9
St Catherine's Catholic High School, Calderdale 16% 977.4
Aylesford School - Sports College, Kent 16% 984
Leon School and Sports College, Milton Keynes 16% 991.7
Kaskenmoor School, Oldham 16% 992.1
Hengrove Community Arts College, Bristol, City of 16% 992.7
Temple School, Medway Towns 16% 992.7
Stamford High School, Tameside 16% 992.9
Beaufort Community School, Gloucestershire 16% 1003
Hall Garth Community Arts College, Middlesbrough 16% 1003.7
Woodford Lodge High School, Cheshire 16% 1007.2
Blacon High School, A Specialist Sports College, Cheshire 16% 1008.5
St Luke's CofE VA Secondary School, Portsmouth 16% 1008.9
Hartsdown Technology College, Kent 16% 1010.7
Archers Court Maths and Computing College, Kent 16% 1012.9
Blake Valley Technology College, Staffordshire 16% 1017.9
Lipson Community College, Plymouth, City of 16% 1021.2
Frankley Community High School, Birmingham 16% 1023.7
The Academy of St Francis of Assisi, Liverpool 16% 1051.6
Westminster Academy, Westminster 17% 947.7
Bushey Hall School, Hertfordshire 17% 953.4
Sneyd Community School, Walsall 17% 965.6
Parklands High School, Manchester 17% 967.4
Winton School, Hampshire 17% 974.6
Bishops' College, Gloucestershire 17% 978.9
Northcliffe School, Doncaster 17% 982.6
Sinfin Community School, Derby, City of 17% 983.9
Cedar Mount High School, Manchester 17% 986.7
Christ Church Church of England High School, Kent 17% 987.3
King Edmund Community School, South Gloucestershire 17% 987.6
Hartcliffe Engineering Community College, Bristol, City of 17% 988.7
Woodside High School, a Business & Enterprise Specialist School, Haringey 17% 991.6
Pensnett High School, Dudley 17% 991.8
Swan Valley Community School, Kent 17% 991.9
Alderman Blaxill School, Essex 17% 993.2
Breeze Hill School, Oldham 17% 993.3
St James School, Devon 17% 1000.5
Kingswood College of Arts, Kingston-upon-Hull, City of 17% 1003.4
All Saints College, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 17% 1005.3
The North School, Kent 17% 1032.5
Hodge Hill School, Birmingham 17% 1032.6
Endeavour High School, Kingston-upon-Hull, City of 18% 943.4
Ladybridge High School, Bolton 18% 963.1
Weston Favell School, Northamptonshire 18% 968.6
Thornaby Community School, Stockton-on-Tees 18% 976.7
North Cumbria Technology College, Cumbria 18% 980.2
The Bishop of Winchester School, Bournemouth 18% 980.6
Vale of Berkeley College, Gloucestershire 18% 982
The Rickstones School, Essex 18% 987.7
St Edmund of Canterbury Catholic High School, Knowsley 18% 993
The Lord Silkin School, Telford and Wrekin 18% 994.6
Ormesby School, Middlesbrough 18% 996.9
Fazakerley High School, Liverpool 18% 997.7
St George's Church of England Foundation School, Kent 18% 997.7
Frank F Harrison Engineering College, Walsall 18% 998.8
Castle Vale School and Specialist Performing Arts College, Birmingham 18% 999.5
Berry Hill High School and Sports College, Stoke-on-Trent 18% 1007.4
Staunton Community Sports College, Hampshire 18% 1008.7
Chaucer Business and Enterprise College, Sheffield 18% 1009
St George of England Specialist Engineering College, Sefton 18% 1018.8
Haling Manor High School, Croydon 18% 1024.6
Wyke Manor School, Bradford 19% 944.1
Fullhurst Community College, Leicester, City of 19% 948.9
Colbayns High School, Essex 19% 954.2
Rodillian School, Leeds 19% 963.5
Stafford Sports College, Staffordshire 19% 969.3
Fleetwood Sports College, Lancashire 19% 969.9
St Wilfrid's Catholic High School, Sefton 19% 975.7
Chase High School, Southend-on-Sea 19% 977.2
Portland School, Nottinghamshire 19% 977.3
Ehenside Community School, Cumbria 19% 977.6
Rossmore Community College, Poole 19% 978.1
Albany School, Enfield 19% 979.8
John Hunt of Everest Community School, Hampshire 19% 982
Matthew Humberstone Church of England School, North East Lincolnshire 19% 982.6
Harrop Fold School, Salford 19% 983.4
Menzies High School, Sandwell 19% 987.2
The Business Academy Bexley, Bexley 19% 988.3
Hinde House 3-16 School, Sheffield 19% 991.4
Oriel High School, Norfolk 19% 991.7
Bennerley School, Derbyshire 19% 993.7
Grace Academy, Solihull 19% 993.7
Sheffield Park Academy, Sheffield 19% 993.8
The John Loughborough School, Haringey 19% 995.5
Swadelands School, Kent 19% 995.9
The Newark High School, Nottinghamshire 19% 998.2
Catford High School, Lewisham 19% 998.4
Rock Ferry High School, Wirral 19% 1000.2
Sir Henry Cooper School, Kingston-upon-Hull, City of 19% 1000.5
Eltham Green Specialist Sports College, Greenwich 19% 1006.7
Sunnydale Community College for Maths and Computing, Durham 19% 1009
Four Dwellings High School, Birmingham 19% 1010.6
Archbishop Thurstan Church of England Voluntary Controlled School, Kingston-upon-Hull, City of 19% 1012.5
Parkwood High School, Sheffield 19% 1017
John Spendluffe Foundation Technology College, Lincolnshire 19% 1017.3
Childwall School - A Specialist Sports College, Liverpool 19% 1018.6
Sittingbourne Community College, Kent 19% 1028.4
The Charles Read High School, Lincolnshire 19% 1031.6
King Richard Secondary School, Portsmouth 19% 1034.8
Cheltenham Kingsmead, Gloucestershire 20% 968.9
Chamberlayne Park School, Southampton 20% 969
Sheffield Springs Academy, Sheffield 20% 974.5
Hillcrest School, East Sussex 20% 975.2
The Radcliffe School, Milton Keynes 20% 976.6
Mortimer Wilson School, Derbyshire 20% 977.2
St Marks Church of England Academy, Merton 20% 979
John Paul II School, Wandsworth 20% 982.8
Freebrough Specialist Engineering College, Redcar and Cleveland 20% 986.8
The Grantham Church (VA) High School, Lincolnshire 20% 987.4
Babington Community Technology College, Leicester, City of 20% 989.8
William Sharp School, Nottingham, City of 20% 991.2
Carshalton Boys Sports College, Sutton 20% 991.9
Holywells High School, Suffolk 20% 993.6
Firth Park Community Arts College, Sheffield 20% 996.6
Shelfield Sports and Community College, Walsall 20% 999
Haberdashers' Aske's Knights Academy, Lewisham 20% 999.5
St Paul's Way Community School, Tower Hamlets 20% 1001.6
Estover Community College, Plymouth, City of 20% 1002.7
Sheldon Heath Community Arts College, Birmingham 20% 1010.8
Heartsease High School, Norfolk 20% 1014.5
St Alban's CE Specialist Engineering College, Birmingham 20% 1017.6
Pendeford Business and Enterprise College, Wolverhampton 20% 1018.4
The James Hornsby High School, Essex 20% 1020.4
The Hereson School, Kent 20% 1023.8
Chapter School, Medway Towns 20% 1025.3
The Dearne High School, Barnsley 20% 1029.1
New Brompton College, Medway Towns 20% 1030.2
The Barnsley Academy, Barnsley 20% 1037.2
Grange School, Oldham 20% 1040.6




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