Malden Oaks yet again outperformed the national average for Alternative Provision across all regions, with 76% of Year 11 students achieving five or more GCSEs or equivalent, compared to the national average* for AP schools of 12%.

At least one GCSE or equivalent was achieved by 100% of Year 11 students, compared to the national average for AP of 58%. In addition, 36% of students achieved at least one GCSE at grades 4-9, or equivalent, compared to the national average for AP of 20%.

The average attainment 8 score per student was 16, compared to 6 for APs nationally.

The average number of GCSEs per student was 6.3, almost identical to last year’s 6.4 figure.

Of particular note were:

  • One student who gained a grade 8 in both Maths and Computer Science
  • Much improved science results, with 100% of students gaining a grade, for the first time.
  • A good spread of passes across 4 core GCSEs, 15 option GCSEs (including 4 new subjects) and 6 vocational qualifications.

This is very encouraging in a national context of the GCSE reforms, which include updated and more challenging content.

*Most recent available data