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Schools that add the least value

This page lists schools in England with the bottom 5% "contextual value added" scores from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 4 in 2007.

The measure compares pupils' exam results with those of other similar pupils nationally who had similar prior attainment.

It is based around 1000. The bottom 5% had a score of 973.81 and below. They are shown in reverse order.

The ranking needs treating with care: small differences may not be significant.

We have included information on the type of schools and a column showing their GCSE-level results (EM).

Smaller schools, with fewer than 30 students taking the exams, are not ranked.

Click on the name of any school for its page in the main tables.

Click here for a fuller explanation of the figures.

Shene School, Richmond-upon-Thames CY M COMP 22% 934.6
Nova Hreod, Swindon CY Sc, M&C M COMP 29% 936.1
The Ridings School, Calderdale CY M COMP 13% 941.4
Debden Park High School, Essex CY A M COMP 23% 942
Endeavour High School, Kingston-upon-Hull, City of CY M COMP 18% 943.4
Wyke Manor School, Bradford CY M COMP 19% 944.1
Westminster Academy, Westminster AC M COMP 17% 947.7
Fullhurst Community College, Leicester, City of CY M COMP 19% 948.9
City of Leeds School, Leeds CY M COMP 14% 949.4
New College Leicester, Leicester, City of CY M COMP 14% 949.6
Birkdale High School, Kirklees CY M COMP 11% 952.9
Bushey Hall School, Hertfordshire FD M COMP 17% 953.4
Colbayns High School, Essex FD A M COMP 19% 954.2
Bishops Park College, Essex CY M COMP 15% 954.5
South Leeds High School, Leeds CY M COMP 7% 954.6
The Beacon School, Surrey FD A M COMP 38% 954.6
St Peters College, Essex VA A M COMP 22% 954.9
Bishopsford Community School, Merton CY A M COMP 29% 955.3
Brislington Enterprise College, Bristol, City of CY B&E M COMP 26% 955.4
Earlham High School, Norfolk CY Sp M COMP 6% 956.2
Brockworth Enterprise School, Gloucestershire CY B&E M COMP 14% 957.5
Grey Court School, Richmond-upon-Thames CY Sc, M&C M COMP 43% 957.6
Newton-le-Willows Community High School, St Helens CY M COMP 27% 958.4
King Harold School, Essex FD M COMP 26% 958.6
King Edward VII School, Leicestershire CY T M COMP 41% 958.8
Darlaston Community Science College, Walsall CY Sc M COMP 23% 959.3
Edenham High School, Croydon FD T M COMP 41% 959.4
Rhodesway School, Bradford CY A M COMP 23% 959.5
Portway Community School, Bristol, City of CY M COMP 16% 959.9
The Rushden Community College Specialising in Mathematics and Computing, Northamptonshire CY M&C M COMP 31% 960.3
Sandy Upper School and Community Sports College, Bedfordshire CY Sp M COMP 31% 960.4
Miltoncross School, Portsmouth CY L M COMP 35% 960.6
The Magna Carta School, Surrey CY T M COMP 44% 960.7
de Stafford School, Surrey FD M COMP 27% 960.8
Lawnswood School, Leeds CY M&C M COMP 33% 960.8
Barnwell School, Hertfordshire CY B&E M COMP 33% 961.2
The Lindsey School and Community Arts College, North East Lincolnshire CY A M COMP 28% 961.6
Washwood Heath Technology College, Birmingham CY T M COMP 33% 961.6
Harlington Community School, Hillingdon FD M COMP 25% 961.9
The Harefield Academy, Hillingdon AC M COMP 35% 962.1
Sawyers Hall College, Essex FD M COMP 28% 962.2
Ladybridge High School, Bolton CY Sp M COMP 18% 963.1
Archway School, Gloucestershire CY T M COMP 40% 963.1
Rodillian School, Leeds CY A M COMP 19% 963.5
The Heathcote School, Hertfordshire CY E M COMP 37% 963.5
Park Hall School, Solihull CY M COMP 29% 963.8
North Doncaster Technology College, Doncaster CY T M COMP 24% 964.1
Heritage School, Derbyshire CY M&C M COMP 24% 964.2
Sir Charles Lucas Arts College, Essex FD A M COMP 26% 964.2
Risedale Sports and Community College, North Yorkshire CY Sp M COMP 24% 964.4
David Lister School, Kingston-upon-Hull, City of CY M COMP 29% 964.4
Portslade Community College, Brighton and Hove CY M COMP 32% 964.4
Haughton Community School, Darlington CY A M COMP 24% 964.9
Tividale Community Arts College, Sandwell CY A M COMP 24% 964.9
Intake High School Arts College, Leeds CY A M COMP 23% 965.2
Maidenhill School, Gloucestershire FD A M COMP 28% 965.2
Broad Oak High School, Bury CY Sp M COMP 26% 965.3
Mellow Lane School, Hillingdon FD H M COMP 30% 965.5
Sneyd Community School, Walsall CY M&C M COMP 17% 965.6
Coombeshead College, Devon CY A M COMP 35% 965.6
Hope High School, Salford CY M COMP 23% 965.8
Shuttleworth College, Lancashire CY M COMP 26% 965.8
Corby Community College, Northamptonshire CY M COMP 8% 965.9
Jubilee High School, Surrey FD M COMP 22% 966.2
Bexleyheath School, Bexley CY M COMP 29% 966.4
Sharples School, A Science Specialist College, Bolton CY Sc M COMP 31% 966.8
Churchmead Church of England (VA) School, Windsor and Maidenhead VA M COMP 35% 966.8
Sir Frederic Osborn School, A Specialist Sports College, Hertfordshire CY Sp M COMP 32% 966.9
Tavistock College, Devon CY L M COMP 43% 966.9
Sowerby Bridge High School, Calderdale CY M&C M COMP 30% 967.2
Myers Grove School, Sheffield CY M COMP 29% 967.3
The Ramsey College, Essex CY Sp M COMP 32% 967.3
Parklands High School, Manchester CY M COMP 17% 967.4
Farnley Park High School, Leeds CY M&C M COMP 27% 967.4
Brownhills Community Technology College, Walsall CY T M COMP 33% 967.5
Thorncliffe School - A Specialist Sports College, Cumbria CY Sp M COMP 36% 967.5
Burlington Danes Academy, Hammersmith and Fulham AC M COMP 36% 967.6
Hampton Community College, Richmond-upon-Thames CY A M COMP 29% 967.7
St Aidan's County High School Specialist Sports College, Cumbria FD Sp, Sc M COMP 32% 967.9
Weavers School, Northamptonshire FD M COMP 25% 968.1
Primrose High School, Leeds CY M COMP 23% 968.2
Cockshut Hill Technology College, Birmingham CY T M COMP 34% 968.4
Unity College, Northamptonshire VA M COMP 21% 968.5
Weston Favell School, Northamptonshire CY T M COMP 18% 968.6
Costello Technology College, Hampshire CY T M COMP 40% 968.8
Cheltenham Kingsmead, Gloucestershire FD M COMP 20% 968.9
Chamberlayne Park School, Southampton CY A M COMP 20% 969
Deincourt Community School, Derbyshire CY M COMP 25% 969.1
Counthill School, Oldham CY M COMP 27% 969.2
Stafford Sports College, Staffordshire FD Sp M COMP 19% 969.3
Haywood School, Nottingham, City of CY M COMP 10% 969.5
Buckingham School, Buckinghamshire CY Sp M MOD 25% 969.5
Chessington Community College, Kingston-upon-Thames CY Sp M MOD 29% 969.6
Millom School, Cumbria CY T, A M COMP 40% 969.6
Norden High School and Sports College, Lancashire CY Sp M COMP 30% 969.7
Bridgemary Community Sports College, Hampshire CY Sp M COMP 22% 969.8
Fleetwood Sports College, Lancashire CY Sp M COMP 19% 969.9
Easthampstead Park School, Bracknell Forest CY M COMP 25% 970
St Anne's Roman Catholic High School, Stockport, Stockport VA M COMP 46% 970
John Cleveland College, Leicestershire VC Sc M COMP 53% 970
Hameldon Community College, Lancashire CY B&E, Sc M COMP 36% 970.1
Longton High School & Arts College, Stoke-on-Trent CY A M COMP 24% 970.3
Kings High School, Bournemouth CY A M MOD 15% 970.6
Raincliffe School, North Yorkshire CY B&E M COMP 24% 970.6
Putteridge High School, Luton CY M COMP 42% 970.8
Wardle High School, Rochdale FD A M COMP 45% 970.9
Unity College, Lancashire CY A M COMP 21% 971
Top Valley School, Nottingham, City of CY E M COMP 22% 971
Hartshead Sports College, Tameside CY Sp M COMP 36% 971
The Thomas Lord Audley School and Language College, Essex CY L M COMP 27% 971.1
Woodkirk High Specialist Science School, Leeds CY Sc M COMP 52% 971.2
Bower Park School, Havering CY M COMP 23% 971.4
Burnham Upper School, Buckinghamshire CY Sp M MOD 23% 971.4
Cheshunt School, Hertfordshire FD T M COMP 29% 971.6
Wadham School, Somerset VC B&E M COMP 41% 971.6
Wyvern Community School, North Somerset CY Sp M COMP 23% 971.7
Wolstanton High School, Staffordshire CY H M COMP 33% 971.7
St Paul's Catholic College, Surrey VA T M COMP 37% 971.7
Winton Arts and Media College, Bournemouth CY A B MOD 43% 971.7
Parklands Girls' High School, Leeds CY G COMP 23% 971.8
Marsden Heights Community College, Lancashire CY M COMP 27% 971.8
Ash Green School, Warwickshire FD A M COMP 29% 971.8
Chiswick Community School, Hounslow CY T M COMP 37% 972
Northampton Academy, Northamptonshire AC M COMP 22% 972.2
Whitgift School, North East Lincolnshire CY M COMP 26% 972.2
The College High Specialist Arts School, Birmingham CY A M COMP 16% 972.3
All Saints RC Comprehensive School, Nottinghamshire VA A M COMP 37% 972.3
The Vyne Community School, Hampshire CY A M COMP 39% 972.3
The Warren Comprehensive School, Barking and Dagenham CY M COMP 28% 972.4
Northwood School, Hillingdon FD B&E M COMP 33% 972.5
Furze Platt Senior School, Windsor and Maidenhead CY M&C M COMP 50% 972.5
George Pindar Community Sports College, North Yorkshire CY Sp M COMP 28% 972.8
Retford Oaks High School, Nottinghamshire CY M COMP 33% 972.8
St John's Church of England Voluntary Controlled School, Essex VC E M COMP 33% 972.8
Humphry Davy School, Cornwall CY Mu M COMP 30% 972.9
Barr Beacon Language College, Walsall FD L M COMP 41% 972.9
Wheldon School and Sports College, Nottinghamshire CY Sp M COMP 28% 973
Ken Stimpson Community School, Peterborough CY B&E M COMP 39% 973
Orton Longueville School, Peterborough FD B&E M COMP 34% 973.1
King's Manor Community College, West Sussex CY H M COMP 23% 973.2
Barstable School, Essex FD M COMP 12% 973.3
The Nottingham Emmanuel School, Nottingham, City of VA M COMP 30% 973.3
Wexham School, Slough CY Sp M MOD 31% 973.4
The Duston School, Northamptonshire CY M COMP 31% 973.5
Mayfield School, Portsmouth CY A M COMP 16% 973.6
Westfield Sports College, Sheffield CY Sp M COMP 31% 973.6
The Grove School, Nottinghamshire CY Sc M COMP 32% 973.6
Rawthorpe High School, Kirklees CY A M COMP 28% 973.7
Billingham Campus School, Stockton-on-Tees CY A M COMP 32% 973.7
Quarrendon School, Buckinghamshire CY M MOD 15% 973.8
Westwood College, Bexley CY Sc M MOD 21% 973.8
All Saints Catholic College Specialist in Humanities, Kirklees VA H M COMP 28% 973.8

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