The Progress 8 value for Limehurst was +0.65, meaning that students made more progress (almost two thirds of a grade more) than students with similar starting points nationally. This figure is well above the national average, putting Limehurst in the top category nationally for progress.
The average Attainment 8 grade for Limehurst students was 51.1, much higher than the national average (44.3).
44% of our students achieved a Grade 5+ (considered a good pass) in English and Maths which is above the national average (39.9%).
The average point score for the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) was 4.85. This more than a grade higher than the national average (3.83). 69% of our students were entered.
Attendance at Limehurst in 2016-17 was 96.3%, well above the national average for secondary schools.
In 2016, 92% of our students stayed in education or entered employment.
You can view the DfE’s page about Limehurst’s performance below.
Below are some links to guides for parents about our assessment system
A government guide to new GCSEs can be found here, or you can watch the video below.
If you want to understand more about Progress 8 and how it works, watch the short video below: