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Secondary schools in Durham

This page shows schools in this area ranked on the basis of their Level 2 "contextual value added" measure, from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 4.

This compares pupils' exam performances with the middle performance of other 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.

Smaller schools with fewer than 30 pupils taking the exams are not ranked, while results are not published at all for those with fewer than 11 pupils.

Click the name of an institution for a page detailing its performance.


  • Score out of max
  • Score out of max


  • LA average
  • National average

Bar chart shows performance relative to the worst/best

What these figures mean


School name GCSE % Level 2 CVA A/AS average points Level 3 CVA
Stanley School of Technology 35 1068.9 NA NA
Staindrop School A Business and Enterprise College 48 1049.2 NA NA
King James I Community Arts College 32 1048.5 441.7 989.8
Parkside School 43 1045.8 NA NA
Shotton Hall School 47 1042.8 NA NA
St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School and Sixth Form College, Lanchester 71 1034.1 754.9 999.3
Bishop Barrington School A Sports with Mathematics College 50 1033.6 NA NA
Sunnydale Community College for Maths and Computing 28 1029.9 NA NA
Ferryhill Business Enterprise College 35 1027 NA NA
The Hermitage School 55 1025.6 767.8 981
Durham Gilesgate Sports College and Sixth Form Centre 26 1024 766.1 948.8
Park View Community School 73 1023.6 888.1 970.2
Tanfield School, Specialist College of Science and Engineering 47 1022.3 NA NA
Moorside Community Technology College 57 1020.8 NA NA
Easington Community Science College 39 1020.5 NA NA
Belmont School Community Arts College 48 1018.1 NA NA
St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School 41 1016.8 655.7 1001.4
St John's RCVA Technology School and Sixth Form Centre 58 1014.2 696.3 995.7
Dene Community School of Technology 35 1013.5 NA NA
Tudhoe Grange School 41 1010.9 NA NA
Durham Johnston Comprehensive School 73 1006.3 853.1 1037.1
Woodham Community Technology College 41 1004.5 533.3 963.8
St Leonard's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Comprehensive School 65 1003.7 751 1000.1
Wolsingham School and Community College 48 1002.5 525.4 974.5
Greenfield School Community and Arts College 34 1002.2 NA NA
Sedgefield Community College 'A Specialist Sports College' 44 1000.4 NA NA
Wellfield Community School a Specialist Maths and Computing College 28 1000.4 NA NA
Spennymoor Comprehensive School 48 998 624.3 1004.9
Teesdale School 58 995 654.5 998.5
Framwellgate School Durham 50 993.9 645.8 992.1
Roseberry Sports and Community College 31 990.6 504.8 995.5
Greencroft Business and Enterprise Community School 40 990.2 NA NA
Consett Community Sports College 31 982.8 NA NA
Fyndoune Community College 26 981.9 NA NA
Seaham School of Technology 34 978 NA NA
Durham Community Business College for Technology and Enterprise 40 977 NA NA

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