KS4 Results

Exam Results 2017 (DFE validated data)


Cartmel Priory has been one of Cumbria's top schools for progress for a number of years. The 2017 cohort entered from primary school with SATs scores below the national average and left with GCSEs above the national average.


Attainment 8 Score

Progress 8 Score

Good pass in English and maths

Strong pass in English and maths








 *The school has a policy of free choice as to whether pupils chose to study the E-Baccalaureate. In 2017 9% of the 10% of students who entered the E-Bacc passed. 26% of students achieved good GCSEs in two separate sciences + a humanity + a modern foreign language.  

2017 Cumbria Secondary Schools Performance Table

Progress 8 data (value added since primary school)



2017 Progress 8 score

Overall Progress 8 score






English Baccalaureate Element


Open subjects


An overall Progress 8 score of +0.23 means students on average achieve 1/4 a GCSE grade better per subject than students of similar ability nationally.

(Progress 8 data and headline figures from Department for Education unvalidated (2017) data.

Student Destinations 2015

(This is the most recent data and was published October 2017)


Pupils staying in education or employment for at least two terms after Key Stage 4 - 97%

Average for English state funded schools 94%


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