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2019 Validated Results

The Progress 8 value for Limehurst was +0.68, meaning that students made more progress (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 4% of schools nationally.

The average Attainment 8 grade for Limehurst students was 52.8, much higher than the national average (46.7).

53.0% of our students achieved a Grade 5+ (considered a good pass) in English and Maths which is above the national average (43.0%).

The average point score for the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) was 4.99.  This is almost a grade higher than the national average (4.07).  76.9% of our students were entered.

Attendance at Limehurst in 2017-18 was 95.5%, above the national average for secondary schools.  7.2% of our students were classed as persistently absent, compared to 13.9% of students nationally.

In 2017, 93% of our students stayed in education or entered employment.

You can view the DfE’s page about Limehurst’s performance below.

Limehurst Academy Performance

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: