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Schools that add the most value

This page lists the 155 schools in England with the top 5% "contextual value added" scores from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 4 in 2008.

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

It is based around 1000. The top 5% had a score of 1030.4 and above.

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

We have included information on the type of schools and a column (EM) showing their GCSE-level results and the average points per pupil (APS). Schools that have now closed are marked X.

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

Name, area TYPE CVA EM APS
Park Community School, Hampshire CY A, Sc COMP M 1084.5 32% 430.7
Greenwood Dale School, Nottingham FD T, M&C, A, LePP COMP M 1080.4 57% 518.7
Stanley School of Technology, Durham CY T COMP M 1068.9 35% 508.3
Phoenix High School, Hammersmith and Fulham CY Sc COMP M 1065.4 44% 394
The City of Lincoln Community College, Lincolnshire X CY E COMP M 1064 38% 482.8
The Canterbury High School, Kent FD Sp MOD M 1062.7 30% 500.2
Notre Dame Catholic College, Liverpool VA A COMP G 1061.1 32% 444
Dyke House Comprehensive School, Hartlepool FD T COMP M 1060.2 32% 461.2
Madeley Academy, Telford and Wrekin AC COMP M 1059.2 43% 468
BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology, Croydon CTC COMP M 1058.7 65% 572.1
Ifield Community College, West Sussex CY COMP M 1058.7 34% 470.5
Heath Park Business and Enterprise College, Wolverhampton CY B&E, AL COMP M 1058.5 63% 664.1
North Liverpool Academy, Liverpool AC COMP M 1058.5 36% 457.6
St Patrick's RC High School and Arts College, Salford VA A COMP M 1058.1 65% 576.7
Moreton Community School, Wolverhampton CY T COMP M 1057.2 38% 426.6
Holte School, Birmingham CY A COMP M 1055.9 37% 464
The Mablethorpe Tennyson High School, Lincolnshire CY MOD M 1055.9 29% 426.7
Joseph Ruston Technology College, Lincolnshire X FD T COMP M 1055.5 35% 700.7
Redbridge Community School, Southampton CY Sp, AL COMP M 1055.5 32% 440.3
Stoke Damerel Community College, Plymouth CY M&C COMP M 1054.8 30% 422.6
Deansfield High School, Wolverhampton CY COMP M 1054.6 31% 400.5
Bartley Green School A Specialist Technology and Sports College, Birmingham FD T, Sp COMP M 1054.1 46% 511.6
The Heartlands High School, Birmingham CY Sp COMP M 1053.9 30% 379.8
Southfields Community College, Wandsworth FD Sp, AL, TS COMP M 1053.7 39% 390.4
St Hugh's CofE Mathematics and Computing College, Lincolnshire FD M&C MOD M 1053.5 46% 470.9
West London Academy, Ealing AC COMP M 1052.4 32% 486.1
Robert Clack School, Barking and Dagenham CY Sc, M&C COMP M 1052.2 40% 437.8
Chestnut Grove School, Wandsworth FD A, TS COMP M 1051.8 51% 418.3
Sandhill View School, Sunderland CY A COMP M 1051.6 46% 432.9
George Salter Collegiate Academy, Sandwell AC COMP M 1051 34% 511.7
Hurworth School, Darlington FD M&C COMP M 1050.7 66% 458.9
The Swinton High School, Salford CY A COMP M 1049.8 38% 530.1
Staindrop School A Business and Enterprise College, Durham CY B&E COMP M 1049.2 48% 515.5
Bishop Challoner Catholic Collegiate Boys School, Tower Hamlets VA Sp COMP B 1049.2 42% 460.2
Wembley High Technology College, Brent FD T, TS COMP M 1048.5 51% 486.4
King James I Community Arts College, Durham CY A COMP M 1048.5 32% 449.2
Paddington Academy, Westminster AC COMP M 1047.9 41% 371.2
Hillside High School, Sefton CY Sc COMP M 1047.4 47% 398.8
Tunbridge Wells High School, Kent CY MOD M 1047.3 12% 395.3
Greenacre School, Medway Towns CY Sp MOD B 1047.1 42% 449
Hasmonean High School, Barnet VA B&E COMP M 1046.9 86% 498.2
Aston Manor School, Birmingham CY T COMP M 1046.5 40% 422.9
Kenton School, Newcastle-upon-Tyne CY T, A COMP M 1046.4 38% 557.9
St George RC School, Westminster VA H, B&E COMP M 1046.1 50% 394.4
Blakewater College, Blackburn with Darwen CY M&C COMP M 1045.9 25% 391.4
Parkside School, Durham CY Sp COMP M 1045.8 43% 436.5
Challney High School for Boys and Community College, Luton CY Sc, LePP, TS COMP B 1045.7 57% 452.1
Denbigh High School, Luton CY Sp COMP M 1045.7 47% 475.2
Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School, Liverpool VA Sp COMP B 1045.4 41% 479.9
Tollbar Business and Enterprise College, North East Lincolnshire FD B&E, H COMP M 1045.1 81% 492.2
Tauheedul Islam Girls High School, Blackburn with Darwen VA H COMP G 1044.8 97% 517.3
Rhyn Park School and Performing Arts College, Shropshire CY A COMP M 1044.3 53% 499.5
St John Plessington Catholic College, Wirral VA T, H COMP M 1044.3 47% 433.1
Barnfield West Academy Luton, Luton AC COMP M 1044 47% 450
JFS, Brent VA H, RATL COMP M 1043.9 84% 453.2
Yesodey Hatorah Senior Girls School, Hackney VA COMP G 1043.6 83% 523.7
The Giles School, Lincolnshire FD A MOD M 1043.6 48% 499.4
Shotton Hall School, Durham CY A COMP M 1042.8 47% 457.3
Mounts Bay School, Cornwall CY Sp COMP M 1042.6 37% 480.8
Writhlington School, Bath and NE Somerset FD B&E COMP M 1042.4 62% 520.1
West Derby School, Liverpool CY M&C COMP B 1042.3 42% 476.5
Oaklands School, Tower Hamlets CY Sc COMP M 1042.2 51% 462.9
Castle Community College, Kent CY Sp MOD M 1042.2 33% 399.1
The Robert Napier School, Medway Towns FD MOD M 1042.1 30% 390
Martley, The Chantry High School, Worcestershire CY T COMP M 1041.7 75% 584.9
Wade Deacon High School, Halton CY T, M&C COMP M 1041.5 79% 543.1
Bourne Community College, West Sussex CY L, H COMP M 1041.1 46% 524.1
Parkside Community Technology College, Plymouth X CY T, B&E COMP M 1041 5% 336.4
Cardinal Hume Catholic School, Gateshead VA M&C COMP M 1040.8 43% 434.9
Yarborough School, Lincolnshire FD B&E COMP M 1040.4 32% 550
Haslingden High School, Lancashire CY A, M&C COMP M 1040.1 70% 665.3
Harris Academy Bermondsey, Southwark AC COMP G 1040 40% 388.1
Thomas Deacon Academy, Peterborough AC COMP M 1039.9 29% 513.4
Wigmore High School, Herefordshire CY M&C COMP M 1039.6 70% 521.8
New Brompton College, Medway Towns FD A MOD M 1039.3 18% 366
Sacred Heart High School, Hammersmith and Fulham VA M&C, TS COMP G 1039.1 88% 541
The Westlands School, Kent FD M&C MOD M 1039 38% 452.2
Manchester Academy, Manchester AC COMP M 1038.8 35% 383.6
Abbey Wood School, Greenwich CY COMP M 1038.8 34% 369.7
Ellis Guilford School and Sports College, Nottingham CY Sp COMP M 1038.6 27% 419.4
Frankley Community High School, Birmingham CY COMP M 1038.6 11% 336.2
John Spence Community High School, North Tyneside CY Sp COMP M 1037.7 57% 452.1
Warwick School for Boys, Waltham Forest X CY E COMP B 1037.4 44% 341.6
Feversham College, Bradford VA Sc COMP G 1037.2 47% 413.3
Haling Manor High School, Croydon FD Mu COMP M 1037.2 25% 440.5
De La Salle Humanities College, Liverpool VA H COMP B 1037.1 45% 418.8
Gladesmore Community School, Haringey CY M&C COMP M 1037 42% 330.6
The Leigh Technology Academy, Kent AC COMP M 1037 40% 517.5
Pendeford Business and Enterprise College, Wolverhampton CY B&E COMP M 1037 27% 450.1
King Richard Secondary School, Portsmouth CY A COMP M 1036.9 30% 411.3
Hurlingham and Chelsea Secondary School, Hammersmith and Fulham CY COMP M 1036.8 36% 438.1
St Mary's Catholic Comprehensive School, Newcastle-upon-Tyne VA H COMP M 1036.6 49% 453.6
Hodge Hill Sports and Enterprise College, Birmingham CY Sp COMP M 1036.5 23% 409.7
Stuart Bathurst Catholic High School College of Performing Arts, Sandwell VA A COMP M 1036.3 32% 489.1
Stretford High School, Trafford FD L MOD M 1036.2 30% 417.8
Harris Academy Merton, Merton AC COMP M 1036.1 38% 465.7
Our Lady and St Chad Catholic Sports College, Wolverhampton VA Sp COMP M 1036.1 32% 435.3
St John The Baptist Catholic Comprehensive School, Woking, Surrey VA L, LePP COMP M 1036 87% 462.7
The Cardinal Wiseman Roman Catholic School, Ealing VA T, H COMP M 1036 77% 495.9
Great Yarmouth (VA) High School, Norfolk VA T COMP M 1036 46% 367.8
Selly Park Technology College for Girls, Birmingham CY T, RATL COMP G 1035.9 60% 509.3
Sacred Heart Roman Catholic VA School - A Specialist Science College, Redcar and Cleveland VA Sc COMP M 1035.8 57% 503.7
Saltley School and Specialist Science College, Birmingham CY Sc COMP M 1035.8 40% 536.3
Sandringham School, Hertfordshire CY A, Sc, LePP COMP M 1035.4 75% 538.6
Featherstone High School, Ealing CY Sp, AL, LePP COMP M 1035.4 49% 414.2
St Ambrose Barlow Catholic College, Sefton VA Sp COMP M 1035.4 40% 432.2
Waverley School, Birmingham CY H COMP M 1035.4 37% 445.9
The Marlowe Academy, Kent AC COMP M 1035.3 13% 280.2
Middleton Technology School, Rochdale CY T, AL, RATL COMP M 1035 63% 448.1
Rhyddings Business and Enterprise School, Lancashire CY B&E COMP M 1035 32% 424
Sir John Cass Foundation and Redcoat Church of England Secondary School, Tower Hamlets VA L, B&E, LePP COMP M 1034.9 45% 432.4
Coombe Dean School, Plymouth CY M&C, TS COMP M 1034.8 45% 420.3
Addington High School, Croydon CY A MOD M 1034.8 33% 369.2
John Smeaton Community College, Leeds CY COMP M 1034.6 34% 408
Emmanuel College, Gateshead CTC COMP M 1034.3 85% 555.3
St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School and Sixth Form College, Lanchester, Durham VA L COMP M 1034.1 71% 484.6
Thomas Telford School, Telford and Wrekin CTC COMP M 1033.9 99% 800
Wyebridge Sports College, Herefordshire X CY Sp COMP M 1033.7 31% 455.7
Harton Technology College, South Tyneside CY T, L COMP M 1033.6 53% 453.3
Bishop Barrington School A Sports with Mathematics College, Durham CY Sp COMP M 1033.6 50% 486.4
Ernest Bevin College, Wandsworth CY Sp, M&C, LePP COMP B 1033.5 53% 477.1
Northumberland Park Community School, Haringey CY A COMP M 1033.5 38% 327.8
The Hillcrest School and Community College, Dudley CY A, TS, LePP COMP M 1033.5 37% 434.8
Park View Academy, Haringey CY A, L COMP M 1033.5 30% 349.4
St Martin in the Fields High School for Girls, Lambeth VA T, Sp, RATL COMP G 1033.4 57% 425.7
Tudor Grange School, Solihull CY T, LePP, TS COMP M 1033.2 90% 536.3
The City Academy Bristol, Bristol AC COMP M 1033.2 24% 398.6
Yardleys School, Birmingham CY Sc COMP M 1033.1 37% 396.7
St Anne's Academy, Rochdale AC COMP M 1033 43% 360.6
Fartown High School, Kirklees CY Sc, H COMP M 1033 13% 326.8
Broadoak School, Trafford FD Sp MOD M 1032.8 36% 401.1
Cowley Language College, St Helens CY L COMP M 1032.8 33% 545
Campion School and Community College, Warwickshire CY B&E, A COMP M 1032.8 31% 455.7
St Cuthbert's Catholic Community College for Business and Enterprise, St Helens VA B&E COMP M 1032.6 38% 379.6
Harborne Hill School, Birmingham CY COMP M 1032.5 15% 418.2
Beis Yaakov High School, Salford VA COMP G 1032.4 86% 442.1
Battersea Park School, Wandsworth CY A COMP M 1032.3 31% 408.2
Wellacre Technology College, Trafford FD T, AL MOD B 1032.1 55% 506.1
St Paul's Catholic College, West Sussex VA Sp COMP M 1031.9 79% 449.2
Branston Community College, Lincolnshire FD B&E COMP M 1031.9 61% 465.6
Haywood School, Nottingham CY COMP M 1031.8 20% 382.9
The Broxbourne School, Hertfordshire FD B&E, L COMP M 1031.7 65% 493.8
Hillcrest School A Specialist Maths and Computing College and Sixth Form Centre, Birmingham CY M&C COMP G 1031.7 40% 480.8
London Academy, Barnet AC COMP M 1031.7 36% 390.5
St Thomas More Catholic School, Bedfordshire VA H COMP M 1031.3 44% 435.2
Airedale High School, Wakefield CY A COMP M 1031.2 40% 418.6
Skinners' Company's School for Girls, Hackney VA B&E COMP G 1031.2 38% 385.9
St Bonaventure's RC School, Newham VA T, L COMP B 1031.1 64% 422.7
Tendring Technology College, Essex FD T COMP M 1030.9 49% 410.9
Bishop Stopford School, Northamptonshire VA T, LePP COMP M 1030.8 84% 498.2
Stockwell Park School, Lambeth FD B&E, TS COMP M 1030.7 47% 371.1
Bow School of Maths and Computing, Tower Hamlets CY M&C COMP B 1030.7 37% 356.3
Quintin Kynaston School, Westminster CY T COMP M 1030.6 51% 405.9
Bishop Challoner Catholic Collegiate Girls School, Tower Hamlets VA H COMP G 1030.4 47% 483.6
Blacon High School, A Specialist Sports College, Cheshire CY Sp COMP M 1030.4 24% 366.1



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