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Examination Results

We are fully committed to the principle of continuous improvement and are constantly striving to further improve our performance ensuring that we maintain our distinctive culture and ethos and our strong partnerships with the world of business and industry.

Year 11 Achievements

Progress 8 Score-0.10
Attainment 8 Score41.2
Students achieving Grade 5+ in English and Maths31%
Students achieving Grade 4+ in English and Maths55%
Students entering for the English Baccalaureate13%
Students achieving Grade 5+ in the English Baccalaureate6%
Students achieving Grade 4+ in the English Baccalaureate9%
Students staying in education or employment after KS495%

Progress 8

Progress 8 calculates how much progress students make between their results in Year 6 and their results in Year 11. It is a ‘value-added’ measure, meaning student’ results are compared to the achievements of other students with similar Year 6 results. It is called Progress 8 as it based on the results of 8 subjects.

Amington secured a Progress 8 figure in 2017 of -0.10, with an upper confidence level of +0.09. This means students at Amington are making the expected progress they should. Amington achieved the highest Progress 8 score in Tamworth in 2017.

Attainment 8

This the average grade awarded over 8 subjects. For Amington students this is 4.12 per subject so most students on average achieved a Grade 4. A Grade 4 is equivalent to a Grade C.


This is the percentages of students who achieved at least a Grade 4 in both English Language or Literature with Mathematics (standard pass). It is also measured at Grade 5 (strong pass).


This the percentage of students who took qualifications in English, Maths at least two Sciences, a Modern Foreign Language and History or Geography.

Further information

More information for parents regarding performance measures can be found in the “Secondary accountability measures: guide” on the Department for Education website.

Click here to view our Academy Performance Table.

Year 11 Achievements (Historical)

5+ A* - C
Including English & Mathematics
5+ A* - G-94%97%
Average Capped Points Score303294-
English Baccalaureate15%10%10%
Students making 3 or more levels of progress in English67%67%43%
Students making 3 or more levels of progress in Mathematics52%31%48%