The Progress 8 value for Limehurst was +0.67, 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 52.6, much higher than the national average (46.5).
52.5% 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 4.97. This is almost a grade higher than the national average (4.06). 76.3% 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, 91% 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: