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Secondary schools in Dorset

This page shows schools in this area ranked on the proportion of pupils achieving the Level 2 threshold - equivalent to five GCSEs at grades A* to C including English and maths GCSEs.

Ties are broken on the average Level 2 points score per student. 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.

Click here for a fuller explanation of the figures.

DORSET AGAINST THE NATIONAL AVERAGE: GCSE-level

  • Score out of max
     54.6
  • Score out of max
     49.8

KEY:

  • LA average
  • National average

Bar chart shows performance relative to the worst/best

What these figures mean

Sort by name Sorted by GCSE % Level 2 CVA Sort by A/AS average points Level 3 CVA
Sherborne School for Girls (IND) 98 NA 892.3 1016.4
Bryanston School (IND) 98 NA 829.9 1034.4
St Mary's School (IND) 96 NA 896.4 1045.3
Leweston School (IND) 86 NA 874 1021.4
The Thomas Hardye School 76 1025.7 874.8 1015.6
The Woodroffe School 72 1002.3 817.1 1013.6
Twynham School 67 1016.2 727.8 1005.1
The Sir John Colfox School 62 997.9 652.5 1006.8
Highcliffe School 62 1000 618.4 1010.4
Gillingham School 61 998.7 870.9 995.3
Beaminster School 60 992.1 690.4 1015.8
Budmouth Technology College 57 1007.8 716.6 986
All Saints' Church of England School, Weymouth 57 1005.9 NA NA
Queen Elizabeth's School 56 989.6 699.1 1007.9
The Gryphon School 53 1011.8 783.3 1008.5
Milton Abbey School (IND) 51 NA 595.7 1008.9
Shaftesbury School 49 1003 735.9 980.2
Lytchett Minster School 48 1002.7 767.5 1019.7
Ferndown Upper School 45 981.9 635 987.7
The Blandford School 44 988.1 672.4 1005.4
The Wey Valley School 44 986.8 NA NA
Sturminster Newton High School 43 983.3 NA NA
The Purbeck School 42 998.3 621.8 971.6
The Grange School 40 1030.2 571.9 1001.8
Royal Manor Arts College 37 998.8 NA NA
Clayesmore School (IND) 2 NA 651.9 981.1
Sherborne School (IND) 0 NA 844.4 1031
International College, Sherborne School (IND) 0 NA NA NA


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