2012 saw the Isle of Wight drop to the bottom of the local authority league tables for pupils achieving five GCSEs at grade C or above.
The Department for Education has released today league tables with details of achievements at the individual schools.
Independent schools top and tail the table
Independent (fee-paying schools) schools topped and tailed the results, with Ryde School at the very top of the table, having had 95% of their pupils (85) achieve five grades A*-C in English and maths.
Meanwhile, Priory School sit at the bottom with 30% of pupils (ten) achieving five grades A*-C in English and maths.
Christ the King top of non-fee paying school
Voluntary-aided Christ the King College achieved the highest score amongst state/foundation schools or academies with 76% of pupils achieving grades A*-C in English and maths.
Cowes Enterprise College takes second place with 52%, Ryde Academy third place with 51%, Sandown Academy fourth place with 40%, fifth place goes to Medina College with 37% and sixth place Carisbrooke College with 36% of pupils achieving grades A*-C in English and maths.
Table below shows the percentage of pupils achieving 5+ A*-C GCSEs (or equivalent) including English and maths GCSEs, in descending order
|England – all schools||59.4%||59%||53.5%||49.8%|
|England – state funded||58.8%||58.2%||55.2%||50.7%|
|Ryde School with Upper Chine||95%||88%||97%||93%|
|Christ The King College||76%||SUPP||NA||NA|
|Cowes Enterprise College||52%||NA||NA||NA|
|Sandown Bay Academy||40%||NA||NA||NA|
The Isle of Wight had 9.5% of pupils achieving the English Baccalaureate compared to 18.3% for schools in the rest of England.
Statistics for individual schools are displayed in the table below, which once again saw Ryde School top the table with 65% of pupils achieving the English Baccalaureate, followed by Christ the King College with 17%.
Bottom of the table was Carisbrooke College with 4%.
Table showing the percentage of pupils achieving the English Baccalaureate, in descending order
|England – all schools||18.3%|
|England – state funded schools only||16.2%|
|Ryde School with Upper Chine||65%|
|Christ The King College||17%|
|Cowes Enterprise College||10%|
|Sandown Bay Academy||10%|