School Performance Tables
Each year the Department for Education produce a range of statistical measures
which allow the public to view data on a school. This data is updated
each year and highlights a schools results, its expenditure, its pupil numbers
and its value added scores.
Rivington and Blackrod High School 2015 Performance Tables click here.
2016 Estimates - Key Stage 4
Progress 8 - 0.23
Attainment 8 - 49.09
Percentage of pupils attaining a good pass at English and maths - 66%
Percentage of pupils attaining the English Baccalaureate - 11%
Percentage of pupils who continue in education or training, or move onto employment at the end of 16 - 19 study - 99% confirmed as of 11/11/2016, 1% unknown.
Students at Rivington and Blackrod High School have had a fantastic year in their GCSE examinations. 61% of students achieved the benchmark 5+ A*-C grades including English and maths, a 10% increase on last year which is a great achievement as GCSE’s become more challenging. Coupled with the schools’ best ever A-Level results, which showed an overall pass rate of 99.67% with 62.3% of grades at A*, A or B or equivalent, it was a year to celebrate students’ achievements.
The school has seen continued success, and these latest results are thanks to the commitment, hard work and dedication of each student and the support of staff and their parents. All have played such an important role in helping each student to reach their full potential. Rivington and Blackrod High School has always maintained really positive working relationships with all of our partners and this is clear evidence of the quality of those relationships leading to successful outcomes for our young people.
There were many fantastic achievements, some of which are:
Iran Hassan, 7 A*, 3 A grades
Hannah Worthington, 7 A*, 3 A grades
Charlotte Fletcher, 6 A*, 2 A’s and a B grade
Jonathon Metcalfe, 4 A*, 6 A grades
Abigail Fletcher, 3 A*, 5 A’s and grade B.
Mustafa Ilyas 3 x A*, 7 A’s, and a grade B
Alice Fletcher, 1 A*, 8 A and a grade B
Lily Gregory, 2 A*, 5 A’s, 2 B’s
Iqra Raheel, 5 A*, 4 A’s, B plus an A in AS Maths
Julian Wyatt, 4 A*, 4 A, 2 grade B’s
Head Teacher, Tony Purcell said: “We are delighted by this year’s results. Well done to all of our students for their dedication and commitment to academic achievement. We are delighted by the way in which each of our young people have grown both academically and personally throughout their time at Rivington and Blackrod High School. We must also thank our staff and parents who have supported them to realize success. At Rivington and Blackrod High School we remain committed to the success and academic attainment of all our young people, and we will continue with our focus to improve the quality of teaching and learning at Rivington and Blackrod High School in order to ensure improving standards for each and every learner. Well done to all, we are very proud.”
Rivington and Blackrod Sixth Form have maintained the high standards set over the years. This is another excellent set of A-Level and BTEC results which demonstrate the outstanding efforts of both students and staff. Rivington is one of the few sixth forms in the area providing students with a personalised curriculum, that suits their own needs, mixing A level and BTEC programmes as required. This flexibility and individuality has allowed Rivington students to consistently outperform national expectations and gives all students an excellent route into a good university.
The overall pass rate was 100% with 48% of grades at A*, A or B or equivalent. 71.6% of A Level entries reached their target grade.
Many students have notable individual success. Amongst the many stars, Kishan Patel achieved A* in Maths and Further Maths, Physics, and Chemistry, with a grade A in Biology. In the autumn he will be studying Medicine at Imperial College, London. Rebecca Crookson recorded an A* in Drama and Theatre Studies, A in English Literature, a B in History and a Distinction star in Music Diploma. Oliver Wareing also achieved a Distinction Star in BTEC Music, plus an A* in Mathematics, and an A in Physics and Chemistry. He will be starting a degree in Physics at Lancaster University. Billie Fletcher achieved an A* in Art, plus grade A in PE and in Mathematics, and is moving on to study for a photography degree at Falmouth. Megan Hicklin, Luke Nelson and Charlotte Sellwood each achieved two grade A’s and a grade B. Josh Hinchcliffe combined three BTEC programmes to arrive at his desired package of subjects, and achieved a distinction star in ICT, Music and in Business, and will be starting on a professional musician course in September.
Mr P Canning, Head of Rivington and Blackrod Sixth Form said, “We are delighted with this year’s results which fully give credit to the hard work and dedication of all students. The large majority of students have been accepted to study the courses which they applied for and several students have been successful in their application to Russell Group Universities.”
Rivington and Blackrod Sixth Form maintains a commitment to high academic standards and this, alongside a strong enrichment programme, provides students with a strong basis on which they can pursue their educational and career aspirations.
Head Teacher, Tony Purcell commented, “Each young person should be very proud of what they have achieved. These excellent results are a reflection of the hard work which has been put in by the students, and the care and support offered by their teachers and staff within school who all play their part in supporting our students to achieve success. Parents are so vitally important in helping young people to achieve, that we must also thank them for their continued commitment. Education is a journey, and we wish all students well in their future studies and careers.”