GCSE Results Day 2018

Performance and Ofsted

The Academy at Shotton Hall is celebrating after another year of fantastic GCSE results.

We are delighted with our GCSE results for 2023 where our performance is well above average at both local and national level. Our results represent a rich and diverse curriculum of over 27 different courses, many of which have a 100% pass rate.

* Figures will be updated when more information is available.

Six key performance indicators of secondary schools 

Performance indicator

Shotton Hall score 2023

County Durham average score


National score 2022

Percentage of pupils who achieved a grade 5 or above in both GCSE English AND maths:





Attainment 8 score:


(Schools get a score based on how well pupils have performed in up to 8 qualifications, which include English, maths, 3 English Baccalaureate qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other approved qualifications)





English Baccalaureate (EBacc) average point score:


This measure is the average across the EBacc subjects for all pupils. It comprises the best result of either English language or English literature, maths, two grades from science, the highest result from either geography or history and the best result in languages.




Progress 8 score:


This score shows how much progress pupils at this school made compared to other similar pupils nationally between the end of key stage 2 and the end of key stage 4.





The percentage of pupils that enter the EBacc:





The percentage of pupils staying in education or going into employment after KS4:






National performance tables

You can find and check the performance of schools and colleges in England here (given the uneven impact of the pandemic on school and college performance data, the government has said you should not make direct comparisons between the performance data for one school or college and another, or to data from previous years).

Destination data
Destination 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Education 97.6% 95.5% 92.2% 89.7% 92.7%
Full time training  0.5% 0.5% 0.4% 0.8% 1.4%
Employment with training 1.9% 1.5% 3.5% 5.7% 4.1%
Employment without training 0 0.5% 0.4% 1.5% 0.9%
NEET 0 0.5% 1.7% 1.5% 0.5%
Not known 0 1% 0.4% 0 0