Data released by the Department for Education today on the performance of school and college 16-18 education, based on August 2018 exam results, places Aldridge Education 2nd nationally across 50 leading multi-academy trusts.
Our “Above Average” Progress score of +0.12 across our seven schools with sixth forms last year put the Trust second in the league table behind the Diocese of London, who’s Progress score was +0.13. The tables rank the trusts based on a level 3 “value-added” score, which rates progress made during sixth form.
The second A-Level and BTEC results day for the multi-academy trust last August was marked by some outstanding achievements by students and across our family of schools. The largest Aldridge sixth forms, Darwen Aldridge Community Academy, where 95 students sat exams this year, and Kensington Aldridge Academy(81), both comfortably exceeded the national average for the percentage of A-Level passes at top A*-B grades. Progression onto a wide variety of university courses included five Aldridge students bound for Oxbridge.
Across the whole family total pass A-Level pass rates (97.8%) exceeded the national average with vocational pass rates even higher, at 99% Three schools in the family achieved 100% pass rates across all qualifications, with a fourth at 99.6%. Over half of all vocational passes were at top Distinction* – Distinction grades.