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Minster School among the best


The Minster School, Southwell, was the second best comprehensive in Nottinghamshire with 71% of pupils gaining five A*-C grades, including maths and English.

Overall, including all schools selective or otherwise, it came sixth in Nottinghamshire for GCSEs and fifth for A-levels.

The school scored more than double the Government’s 30% target pass-rate and achieved more than 35% above the national average of 47.6%.

It has consistently been the best performing school in the Advertiser area for both GCSEs and A-levels.

The Sir William Robertson School, Welbourn, was the fourth top school in the area for GCSEs with 50%. It is ranked 26th out of 67 schools in the Lincolnshire Local Education Authority area.

The Dukeries College, Ollerton, exceeded the 30% target for the first time.

Its rate rises from 24% last year to 31% this year, leaving it 43rd in the county at GCSE.

For A-level its average point score dropped from 634.3 to 612.1 leaving it in 35th place.

Advertiser area school pass-rates: GCSE pass-rates at five A*-Cs, including English and maths, in %, followed by the schools’ rank within 52 schools in the LEA according to the proportion of pupils gaining five Cs. Last year’s pass-rates are in brackets:

Southwell Minster 71%, 6th, (68%); Toot Hill, Bingham, 68%, 8th, (57%); Tuxford 57%, 15th, (57); Sir William Robertson 50%, 26th out of 67 in the Lincolnshire LEA, (42); Dayncourt School, Radcliffe, 49%, 21st, (45); Grove 38%, 33rd, (32); Dukeries College, Ollerton, 31%, 43rd, (24); Newark High 20%, 50th, (19); Magnus 13%, 52nd, (28).

A-level point score per candidate including other equivalent qualifications, followed by rank within the Nottinghamshire LEA, and last year’s point score in brackets.

Southwell Minster 841.6 5th (836): Tuxford 815.5 8th (760); Grove 774.6 13th (746.3); Magnus 759 15th (673.1); Toot Hill, Bingham, 723.8 20th (784.5); Dayncourt 649.9 29th (689.5); Dukeries 612.1 35th (634.3).

The Newark High School and Sir William Robertson do not have a sixth form.

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