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The worst GCSE-level results in school league tables

This page shows the schools in England which in 2009 fell below the government's "floor target" of 30% of pupils achieving the equivalent of five GCSEs at grade C or above including English and maths.

More than 50 of them have since closed (marked by S).

The schools are ranked on their GCSE results; CVA shows the schools' contextual value added scores - a measure of children's progress in the school.

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

SCHOOLS IN ENGLAND BELOW 30% GCSE TARGET
Name, area TYPE GSCE CVA
Grace Academy Coventry, Coventry AC COMP MIXED 29%
Holmesdale Technology College, Kent FD T,TS MOD MIXED 29%
Redbridge Community School, Southampton CY Sp,AL COMP MIXED 29%
James Brindley High School, Stoke-on-Trent CY SC COMP MIXED 29%
The Kingswood School, Northamptonshire FD A COMP MIXED 29%
RSA Academy, Sandwell AC COMP MIXED 29%
Kingsmeadow Community Comprehensive School, Gateshead CY B&E COMP MIXED 29%
Astley Sports College and Community High School, Tameside CY Sp COMP MIXED 29%
The Albion High School, Salford CY M&C COMP MIXED 29%
David Young Community Academy, Leeds AC COMP MIXED 29%
The Robert Napier School, Medway FD H MOD MIXED 29%
The Community Science College at Thornhill, Kirklees CY SC COMP MIXED 29%
Newall Green High School, Manchester CY A,AL,SC COMP MIXED 29%
Mexborough School, Doncaster CY SC COMP MIXED 29%
Four Dwellings High School, Birmingham CY SC COMP MIXED 29%
Unity College, Lancashire FD A COMP MIXED 29%
The Towers School, Kent CY B&E MOD MIXED 29%
The Aveland High School, Lincolnshire CY MOD MIXED 29%
Arrow Vale Community High School - A Specialist Sports College, Worcestershire CY Sp COMP MIXED 29%
Pickering High School Sports College, Kingston upon Hull (S) CY Sp COMP MIXED 29%
Manhood Community College, West Sussex CY SC COMP MIXED 29%
Stafford Sports College, Staffordshire FD Sp COMP MIXED 29%
The River Leen School, Nottingham (S) CY COMP MIXED 29%
The Abbey School, Kent CY B&E MOD MIXED 29%
Clifton: A Community Arts School, Rotherham CY A COMP MIXED 29%
The Phoenix School, Telford and Wrekin CY COMP MIXED 29%
Central Technology College, Gloucestershire FD M&C COMP BOYS 29%
The James Hornsby High School, Essex CY Sp COMP MIXED 29%
The Gedling School, Nottinghamshire CY SC COMP MIXED 29%
Isca College of Media Arts, Devon CY A COMP MIXED 29%
St Wilfrid's Catholic High School, Sefton VA COMP MIXED 29%
Beaufort Community School, Gloucestershire FD T COMP MIXED 29%
Carlton Bolling College, Bradford CY M&C COMP MIXED 29%
Wallasey School, Wirral CY COMP MIXED 29%
Castledown School, Wiltshire (S) FD COMP MIXED 29%
St Paul's Way Community School, Tower Hamlets CY A,AL COMP MIXED 29%
Prendergast - Ladywell Fields College, Lewisham CY A COMP MIXED 29%
Archbishop Sentamu Academy, Kingston upon Hull AC COMP MIXED 28%
St Benedict's College, Liverpool VA B&E COMP MIXED 28%
Kirkby Sports College Centre for Learning, Knowsley CY Sp COMP MIXED 28%
Priory City of Lincoln Academy, Lincolnshire AC COMP MIXED 28%
Bishopsford Community School, Merton CY A COMP MIXED 28%
Hesketh Fletcher CofE High School, Atherton, Wigan VA H COMP MIXED 28%
Lostock College, Trafford CY A MOD MIXED 28%
Seaham School of Technology, Durham CY T COMP MIXED 28%
Winton School, Hampshire CY T COMP MIXED 28%
Mayfield School, Portsmouth CY A COMP MIXED 28%
The Hereson School, Kent (S) CY MOD BOYS 28%
The Astor of Hever Community School, Kent CY Sp MOD MIXED 28%
Bushey Hall School, Hertfordshire (S) FD COMP MIXED 28%
The North School, Kent CY Sp MOD MIXED 28%
Wodensborough Community Technology College, Sandwell CY T COMP MIXED 28%
Henry Mellish Comprehensive School, Nottingham (S) CY Sp COMP MIXED 28%
Richard Rose Morton Academy, Cumbria AC COMP MIXED 28%
The Dukeries College, Nottinghamshire CY T COMP MIXED 28%
Eltham Green Specialist Sports College, Greenwich CY Sp COMP MIXED 28%
Cedar Mount High School, Manchester CY COMP MIXED 28%
St Clements College, Lincolnshire CY COMP MIXED 28%
Selsdon High School, Croydon CY COMP MIXED 28%
Kelsey Park Sports College, Bromley FD Sp COMP BOYS 28%
Unity College, Northamptonshire VA COMP MIXED 28%
Lord Grey School, Milton Keynes FD L,H COMP MIXED 28%
Castle High School and Visual Arts College, Dudley VA A COMP MIXED 28%
St Marks Church of England Academy, Merton AC COMP MIXED 28%
Bootle High School, Sefton (S) CY T COMP MIXED 28%
Birches Head High School, Stoke-on-Trent CY COMP MIXED 27%
Carr Manor High School, Leeds CY Sp COMP MIXED 27%
St Michael and All Angels CofE Academy, Southwark AC COMP MIXED 27%
Burnt Mill Comprehensive School, Essex CY A COMP MIXED 27%
St George's Church of England Foundation School, Kent FD B&E MOD MIXED 27%
The Oldershaw School, Wirral CY B&E COMP MIXED 27%
Grange School, Oldham CY A,L,LEPP COMP MIXED 27%
Raincliffe School, North Yorkshire CY B&E COMP MIXED 27%
Park High School, Wirral CY Sp COMP MIXED 27%
Buttershaw Business and Enterprise College, Bradford CY B&E COMP MIXED 27%
Henbury School, Bristol CY A COMP MIXED 27%
The Denes High School, Suffolk CY B&E COMP MIXED 27%
The College High Specialist Arts School, Birmingham CY A COMP MIXED 27%
Frank F Harrison Engineering College, Walsall CY E COMP MIXED 27%
Turin Grove School, Enfield CY COMP MIXED 27%
Manning Comprehensive School, Nottingham CY A COMP GIRLS 27%
Southfield Technology College, Cumbria CY T COMP MIXED 27%
Park Lane High, Calderdale CY COMP MIXED 27%
The Cornelius Vermuyden School and Arts College, Essex FD A COMP MIXED 27%
Folkestone Academy, Kent AC COMP MIXED 27%
Westfield Community Technology College, Hertfordshire CY T COMP MIXED 27%
Wyke Manor School, Bradford (S) CY COMP MIXED 27%
Baverstock Foundation School and Specialist Sports College, Birmingham FD Sp COMP MIXED 27%
Ladymead Community School, Somerset CY T COMP MIXED 27%
Hove Park School and Sixth Form Centre, Brighton and Hove CY L COMP MIXED 27%
West Lakes Academy, Cumbria AC COMP MIXED 27%
Yewlands School Technology College, Sheffield CY T COMP MIXED 27%
Sittingbourne Community College, Kent CY A MOD MIXED 27%
King's Wood School, Havering CY T COMP MIXED 27%
Alumwell Business and Enterprise College, Walsall CY B&E COMP MIXED 27%
Tong High School, Bradford CY Sp COMP MIXED 27%
The Malling School, Kent FD SC,Sp MOD MIXED 27%
Broadgreen International School, A Technology College, Liverpool FD T COMP MIXED 27%
John Paul II School, Wandsworth VA COMP MIXED 27%
Holywells High School, Suffolk CY COMP MIXED 27%
Croxteth Community Comprehensive School, Liverpool CY B&E COMP MIXED 27%
Richard Rose Central Academy, Cumbria AC COMP MIXED 27%
Darlaston Community Science College, Walsall (S) CY SC COMP MIXED 27%
Albany School, Enfield (S) FD B&E COMP MIXED 27%
Sneyd Community School, Walsall CY M&C COMP MIXED 27%
Cheltenham Kingsmead, Gloucestershire (S) FD COMP MIXED 27%
Castle View School A Specialist Business and Enterprise College, Sunderland (S) CY B&E COMP MIXED 26%
Stuart Bathurst Catholic High School College of Performing Arts, Sandwell VA A COMP MIXED 26%
King's Manor School, Middlesbrough CY Sp COMP MIXED 26%
Aylesford School - Sports College, Kent FD Sp MOD MIXED 26%
Chapter School, Medway (S) CY B&E MOD GIRLS 26%
Norham Community Technology College, North Tyneside CY T COMP MIXED 26%
Chalvedon School, Essex (S) FD T,LEPP COMP MIXED 26%
Portland School, Nottinghamshire CY SC COMP MIXED 26%
Parkfield High School, Wolverhampton (S) CY L COMP MIXED 26%
Harris Academy at Peckham, Southwark AC COMP MIXED 26%
Saint Bede's Catholic Science College, Lincolnshire VA SC MOD MIXED 26%
The Lord Silkin School, Telford and Wrekin FD COMP MIXED 26%
Chantry High School and Sixth Form Centre, Suffolk CY H COMP MIXED 26%
St George of England Specialist Engineering College, Sefton CY E COMP MIXED 26%
Oasis Academy Wintringham, North East Lincolnshire AC COMP MIXED 26%
Ashburton Community School, Croydon (S) CY COMP MIXED 26%
Endeavour High School, Kingston upon Hull CY COMP MIXED 26%
The Lafford High School, Billinghay, Lincolnshire CY MOD MIXED 26%
Oasis Academy Lord's Hill, Southampton AC COMP MIXED 26%
Swindon Academy, Swindon AC COMP MIXED 26%
Stockley Academy, Hillingdon AC COMP MIXED 26%
Beacon Hill High School Business and Enterprise College, Blackpool CY B&E COMP MIXED 26%
Hereford Academy, Herefordshire AC COMP MIXED 25%
Blakeston School - A Community Sports College, Stockton-on-Tees CY Sp COMP MIXED 25%
Brymore School, Somerset FD COMP BOYS 25%
St Ambrose Barlow Catholic College, Sefton VA Sp,TS COMP MIXED 25%
Abbey Wood School, Greenwich (S) CY COMP MIXED 25%
Deansfield Community School, Specialists in Media Arts, Wolverhampton CY A COMP MIXED 25%
Balby Carr Community Sports and Science College, Doncaster CY Sp COMP MIXED 25%
New Heys Comprehensive School, Liverpool CY B&E COMP MIXED 25%
St Peter's High School, Essex CY COMP MIXED 25%
Brookway High School and Sports College, Manchester (S) CY Sp COMP MIXED 25%
Beechwood School, Slough CY COMP MIXED 25%
Blacon High School, A Specialist Sports College, Cheshire West & Chester CY Sp COMP MIXED 25%
Bristol Brunel Academy, Bristol AC COMP MIXED 25%
Orwell High School, Suffolk FD T COMP MIXED 25%
The Wildernesse School, Kent FD M&C MOD BOYS 25%
Shenley Court Specialist Arts College and Sixth Form Centre, Birmingham (S) CY A COMP MIXED 25%
Falmer High School, Brighton and Hove CY COMP MIXED 25%
The Community College Whitstable, Kent CY M&C MOD MIXED 25%
North Oxfordshire Academy, Oxfordshire AC COMP MIXED 25%
Rock Ferry High School, Wirral CY A COMP MIXED 25%
Bemrose School, Derby FD COMP MIXED 25%
Samworth Church Academy, Nottinghamshire AC COMP MIXED 25%
Sheffield Park Academy, Sheffield AC COMP MIXED 25%
Kaskenmoor School, Oldham CY COMP MIXED 25%
The Hundred of Hoo Comprehensive School, Medway FD A COMP MIXED 25%
Futures College, Southend on Sea FD COMP MIXED 25%
Stockport Academy, Stockport AC COMP MIXED 25%
Portslade Community College, Brighton and Hove CY COMP MIXED 25%
Cressex Community School, Buckinghamshire CY B&E MOD MIXED 25%
Rhodesway School, Bradford (S) CY A COMP MIXED 25%
Thomas Clarkson Community College, Cambridgeshire FD NA MIXED 25%
Glenburn Sports College, Lancashire CY Sp COMP MIXED 24%
The Gladys Aylward School, Enfield CY COMP MIXED 24%
Collegiate High School, Blackpool FD Sp COMP MIXED 24%
The Charles Read High School, Lincolnshire CY MOD MIXED 24%
The International School and Community College, East Birmingham, Birmingham CY B&E COMP MIXED 24%
Fleetwood Sports College, Lancashire FD Sp COMP MIXED 24%
Sheredes School, Hertfordshire CY COMP MIXED 24%
Elgar Technology College, Worcestershire (S) CY T COMP MIXED 24%
New College Leicester, Leicester CY COMP MIXED 24%
West Leeds High School, Leeds (S) CY T COMP MIXED 24%
Brockworth Enterprise School, Gloucestershire CY B&E COMP MIXED 24%
Babington Community Technology College, Leicester CY T COMP MIXED 24%
Thrybergh School and Sports College, Rotherham CY Sp COMP MIXED 24%
Edward Sheerien School, Barnsley (S) CY A COMP MIXED 24%
Archers Court Maths and Computing College, Kent CY M&C MOD MIXED 24%
Bradford Academy, Bradford AC COMP MIXED 24%
The St Augustine of Canterbury School, Somerset VA SC COMP MIXED 24%
Hadden Park High School, Nottingham CY COMP MIXED 24%
The Norton School Humanities College, Stockton-on-Tees CY H COMP MIXED 24%
Kingswood College of Arts, Kingston upon Hull CY A COMP MIXED 24%
The Northfields Technology College, Central Bedfordshire (S) CY T COMP MIXED 24%
Birkdale High School, Kirklees CY COMP MIXED 24%
Brierton Community School (A Specialist Sports College), Hartlepool (S) CY Sp COMP MIXED 23%
Belhus Chase Specialist Humanities College, Thurrock (S) CY H COMP MIXED 23%
Littlemoss High School for Boys, Tameside (S) CY B&E COMP BOYS 23%
Kings Norton High School, Birmingham CY COMP MIXED 23%
Sheffield Springs Academy, Sheffield AC COMP MIXED 23%
Berry Hill High School and Sports College, Stoke-on-Trent CY Sp COMP MIXED 23%
Firth Park Community Arts College, Sheffield CY A COMP MIXED 23%
Featherstone Technology College, Wakefield CY T COMP MIXED 23%
Darwen Aldridge Community Academy, Blackburn with Darwen AC COMP MIXED 23%
PEMBEC High School, Wigan CY B&E COMP MIXED 23%
George Eliot Community School, Warwickshire (S) CY B&E COMP MIXED 23%
Unity City Academy, Middlesbrough AC COMP MIXED 23%
Coteland's School Ruskington, Lincolnshire CY MOD MIXED 23%
Northcliffe School, Doncaster (S) CY COMP MIXED 23%
Belle Vue Boys' School, Bradford CY COMP BOYS 23%
Tamarside Community College, Plymouth CY T COMP MIXED 23%
All Saints College, Newcastle upon Tyne VC B&E COMP MIXED 23%
Sinfin Community School, Derby CY E COMP MIXED 23%
St Matthew Academy, Lewisham AC COMP MIXED 23%
The Voyager School, Peterborough FD A NA MIXED 23%
Oriel Specialist Mathematics & Computing College, Norfolk CY M&C COMP MIXED 23%
Shuttleworth College, Lancashire FD COMP MIXED 23%
Parkwood High School, Sheffield (S) CY L,Sp COMP MIXED 22%
Oak Farm Community School, Hampshire CY COMP MIXED 22%
Springhill High School, Rochdale FD A COMP MIXED 22%
Castle Vale Performing Arts College, Birmingham CY A COMP MIXED 22%
St Catherine's Catholic High School, Calderdale VA T COMP MIXED 22%
Quarrendon School, Buckinghamshire (S) CY MOD MIXED 22%
Leon School and Sports College, Milton Keynes FD Sp COMP MIXED 22%
Kingsbury School and Sports College, Birmingham CY Sp COMP MIXED 22%
Bennerley Business and Enterprise College, Derbyshire CY B&E COMP MIXED 22%
Oasis Academy Bristol, Bristol AC COMP MIXED 22%
Oasis Academy Brightstowe, Bristol AC COMP MIXED 22%
Chaucer Business and Enterprise College, Sheffield CY B&E COMP MIXED 22%
Minster College, Kent (S) FD COMP MIXED 22%
St Luke's CofE VA Secondary School, Portsmouth (S) VA COMP MIXED 22%
Swanley Technology College, Kent CY T MOD MIXED 22%
John Kelly Boys' Technology College, Brent (S) FD T COMP BOYS 22%
The Archbishop Grimshaw Catholic School, Solihull VA A COMP MIXED 22%
NCHS The Science College, Staffordshire CY SC COMP MIXED 22%
Abbeydale Grange School, Sheffield FD A COMP MIXED 22%
The Academy of St Francis of Assisi, Liverpool AC COMP MIXED 21%
Frankley Community High School, Birmingham CY COMP MIXED 21%
Smith's Wood Sports College, Solihull CY Sp COMP MIXED 21%
Astor College for the Arts, Kent CY A MOD MIXED 21%
Halton High School, Halton CY COMP MIXED 21%
Thornaby Community School, Stockton-on-Tees CY COMP MIXED 21%
Elliott Durham School, Nottingham (S) CY COMP MIXED 21%
Breeze Hill School, Oldham CY H COMP MIXED 21%
Corby Business Academy, Northamptonshire AC COMP MIXED 21%
George Tomlinson School, Bolton FD M&C COMP MIXED 21%
Parklands High School, Liverpool FD COMP MIXED 21%
Ashford Christ Church Church of England Maths & Computing Specialist College, Kent VA M&C,TS MOD MIXED 21%
North Manchester High School for Boys, Manchester (S) CY A COMP BOYS 21%
Bushfield Community College, Peterborough (S) CY Sp,A COMP MIXED 21%
Woodlands Community College, Southampton CY E,SC COMP MIXED 21%
The Queen Elizabeth's (1561) Endowed School, Nottinghamshire VA COMP MIXED 21%
John Bunyan School, Bedford CY M&C COMP MIXED 20%
Alderman Blaxill School, Essex FD COMP MIXED 20%
Manor Foundation Business, Enterprise & Sports College, Sandwell FD B&E,Sp COMP MIXED 20%
Hirst High School, Northumberland (S) CY T COMP MIXED 20%
Grace Academy Solihull, Solihull AC COMP MIXED 20%
Swan Valley Community School, Kent CY Sp MOD MIXED 20%
Bishops' College, Gloucestershire VA COMP MIXED 20%
Gillbrook College, Redcar and Cleveland CY A COMP MIXED 20%
Christ The King Catholic and Church of England (VA) Centre for Learning, Knowsley VA COMP MIXED 20%
Haywood School, Nottingham (S) CY COMP MIXED 19%
Colbayns High School, Essex (S) FD A COMP MIXED 19%
Woodford Lodge High School, Cheshire West & Chester CY COMP MIXED 19%
The Barnsley Academy, Barnsley AC COMP MIXED 19%
Fullhurst Community College, Leicester CY COMP MIXED 19%
Charles Burrell Humanities School, Norfolk CY H COMP MIXED 19%
Newton-le-Willows Community High School, St Helens CY COMP MIXED 19%
New Line Learning Academy, Kent AC COMP MIXED 19%
The Brakenhale School, Bracknell Forest CY COMP MIXED 19%
William Sharp School, Nottingham (S) CY COMP MIXED 19%
Earlham High School, Norfolk (S) CY Sp COMP MIXED 19%
Medway Community College, Medway CY MOD MIXED 19%
Pensnett High School, Dudley CY COMP MIXED 19%
The Alfred Barrow School, Cumbria (S) CY COMP MIXED 18%
Sir Frank Markham Community School, Milton Keynes (S) CY COMP MIXED 18%
Whitgift School, North East Lincolnshire CY COMP MIXED 18%
Hylton Red House School, Sunderland (S) CY COMP MIXED 18%
Shorefields School, Liverpool CY T COMP MIXED 18%
Oxford Academy, Oxfordshire AC COMP MIXED 18%
John O'Gaunt Community Technology College, West Berkshire CY T COMP MIXED 18%
The Park High School, Norfolk CY T COMP MIXED 18%
David Lister School, Kingston upon Hull CY COMP MIXED 18%
John Madejski Academy, Reading AC COMP MIXED 18%
The Ridings School, Calderdale (S) CY COMP MIXED 17%
Withins School, Bolton (S) CY COMP MIXED 17%
Sir Henry Cooper School, Kingston upon Hull CY COMP MIXED 17%
Thamesview School, Kent FD B&E MOD MIXED 17%
Tunbridge Wells High School, Kent (S) CY MOD MIXED 17%
Cheshire Oaks High School, A Specialist Sports College, Cheshire West & Chester (S) CY Sp COMP MIXED 17%
Merchants' Academy, Bristol AC COMP MIXED 17%
Skerton Community High School, Lancashire CY COMP MIXED 17%
Plant Hill Arts College, Manchester CY A COMP MIXED 17%
Ormesby School, Middlesbrough CY E COMP MIXED 17%
Rossmore Community College, Poole CY Sp MOD MIXED 17%
Academy 360, Sunderland AC COMP MIXED 17%
South Leeds High School, Leeds (S) CY COMP MIXED 16%
Fartown High School, Kirklees CY SC,H COMP MIXED 16%
Primrose High School, Leeds CY COMP MIXED 16%
Wortley High School, Leeds (S) CY A COMP MIXED 15%
Merrill College, Derby FD COMP MIXED 15%
Temple School, Medway (S) CY MOD BOYS 15%
The Grantham Church (VA) High School, Lincolnshire VA B&E MOD MIXED 15%
Barstable School, Essex (S) FD COMP MIXED 14%
Longton High School, Stoke-on-Trent CY A COMP MIXED 13%
Bishops Park College, Essex (S) CY COMP MIXED 13%
Excelsior Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne AC COMP MIXED 12%
The Marlowe Academy, Kent AC COMP MIXED 12%
City of Leeds School, Leeds CY COMP MIXED 12%
Wilmington Enterprise College, Kent CY B&E MOD MIXED 11%
City of Preston High School, Lancashire CY COMP MIXED 11%
Blakewater College, Blackburn with Darwen CY M&C COMP MIXED 11%
Staunton Community Sports College, Hampshire FD Sp COMP MIXED 10%
St Peter's Church of England and Specialist Arts College, Essex VA A COMP MIXED 8%


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