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Whickham School
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Burnthouse Lane, Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE16 5AR
Tel: 0191 4960026
TYPE: Community, comprehensive, boys and girls, sports
AGES: 11-18

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National average
Bar chart shows performance relative to worst/best

PUPILS' IMPROVEMENT: CONTEXTUAL VALUE ADDED
KEY STAGE 2 to KEY STAGE 4
SCORE
1006.9
1009.8
GCSE-LEVEL PERFORMANCE
264 eligible, 3.8% of whom had special educational needs
PUPILS WITH EQUIVALENT OF FIVE OR MORE GCSEs GRADE C OR ABOVE INCLUDING ENGLISH AND MATHS
54%
45.5%
46.7%
Pupils getting at least two good GCSEs in sciences: 51%
RECENT PERFORMANCE OF THE GCSE AGE GROUP (%)
53 41.8 42.6 50 40.7 44.3 47 45 45.3 53 45.2 46
2004 2005 2006 2007
AVERAGE A/AS-LEVEL POINTS PER STUDENT
137 entrants
SCORE
776.4
654.5
731.1

KEY:
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ABSENCE: 6.1% total (7.5% locally, 7.8% nationally)
0.4% unauthorised (1% locally, 1.4% nationally)
LOCAL AUTHORITY TABLES: Gateshead listings
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