hard work,
     faith and
    friendship
prayer,
      learning and
  humour

Exam Results

2016 Exam Results:

A Level Grades 2016

A* A*-A A*-B A*-C A*-E
2014 School 4% 17.3% 41% 71% 98.3%
National 8.2% 26% 52.4% 76.7% 98%
2015 School 4.7% 19.9% 46.6% 75.7% 98%
National 8.2% 25.6% 51.4% 77.3% 98.1%
2016 School 3.4% 12.8% 33.8% 69.4% 97.9%
National (provisional) 8.1% 25.8% 52.1% 77.5% 98.1%

ALPS Report 2013-2016

Cohort ability GCSE score 2013 2014 2015 2016
Higher attainers (6.4+) 35.9% 32.7% 26.6% 32.8%
Middle attainers (5.5-6.4) 36.9% 45.8% 42% 33.5%
Lower attainers (<5.5) 27.3% 21.4% 31.4% 33.7%
National average 6.2 6.1
School average 6.1 6.07 5.95 5.92
Overall school value-added score 5 4 3 6

ALPS Value-added Report 2013-2016

School Departments
2013 2014 2015 2016
1-3 Top 25% 8 (24%) 5 (17%) 6 (19%) 4 (14%)
4-6 Middle 50% 16 (49%) 13 (43%) 17 (53%) 12 (41%)
7-9 Bottom 25% 9 (27%) 12 (40%) 9 (28%) 13 (45%)

GCSE 5A*-C 2013-2016

2013 68.4%
2014 68.7%
2015 77.3%
2016 86%

GCSE 5A*-C 2012-2016

South Tyneside Schools 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Whitburn CE Academy 88% 87% 91% 85% 89%
St Wilfrid’s RC College 98% 99% 76% 82% 85%
Harton Technology College 100% 100% 72% 71% 71%
Hebburn School 97% 98% 58% 73% 70%
St Joseph’s Catholic Academy 94% 93% 72% 67% 68%
South Tyneside average 91% 93% 72% 66% 66%
Boldon School 94% 97% 57% 64% 65%
Mortimer Community College 94% 97% 66% 53% 61%
Jarrow School 91% 95% 48% 47% 52%
South Shields Community School  91% 93% 43% 58.5% 46%
The Beacon Centre  0% 9.1% 0% 11% 11%
Bamburgh School  7% 6% 4%  7% 5%

GCSE 5A*-C Including English and Maths 2013-2016

2013 71%
2014 61%
2015 57%
2016 55%

GCSE 5A*-C Including English and Maths 2012-2016

South Tyneside Schools 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Whitburn CE Academy 75% 77% 84%  76% 85%
St Wilfrid’s RC College 87% 84% 66% 71% 75%
Harton Technology College 61% 59% 66% 60% 64.3%
Hebburn School 61% 66% 48% 72% 62%
South Tyneside average 58% 59% 54%  58%  58.8% 
Mortimer Community College  48% 49% 52% 46% 58%
Boldon School 44% 46% 44% 58% 57%
St Joseph’s Catholic Academy 67% 71%  48%  57%  54.6% 
Jarrow School 53% 60% 42% 42% 50%
South Shields Community School 46% 37% 39% 46% 35%
The Beacon Centre 0% 0% 0% 11% 11%
Bamburgh School 5%  0%  0%  9%  0%

Progress 8 and Attainment 8

Progress 8 Attainment 8
2015 -0.01 49.89
2016 -0.14 (0.01) 51.25
Progress 8 2015 2016 Attainment 8 2016
Whitburn 0.58 0.37 Whitburn 58.62
St Wilfrid’s 0.09 0.21 St Wilfrid’s 54.78
Hebburn 0.19 0.07 Harton 51.29
Harton 0.04 0.03 St Joseph’s 51.25
St Joseph’s -0.01 -0.14 Hebburn 50.47
South Tyneside average -0.15 South Tyneside average 50.22
Mortimer -0.04 -0.23 Mortimer 49.94
Jarrow -0.4 -0.33 Boldon 47.83
Boldon -0.43 -0.48 Jarrow 43.57
SSCS -0.68 -0.55 SSCS 41.95
Park View -1.74 -2.68 Park View 37.9
Beacon Centre ? ? Beacon Centre ?

GCSE Grade Distribution 2013-2016

2013 2014 2015 2016
A* 6% 5% 5% 3%
A 15% 13% 10% 13%
B 25% 23% 19% 21%
C 39% 35% 33% 29%
D 11% 16% 22% 22%
E 3% 5% 7% 7%
F 1% 2% 2% 3%
G 1% 1% 1% 1%
U 0% 0% 0% 0%

GCSE 5A*-C Girls v Boys 2013-2016

Girls Boys Difference
2013 89% 84% 5%
2014 78% 82% 4%
2015 75.5% 62.4% 13.1%
2016 76.8% 60.4% 16.4%

GCSE 5A*-C Girls v Boys with English & Maths 2013-2016

Girls Boys Difference
2013 89% 84% 5%
2014 78% 82% 4%
2015 75.5% 62.4% 13.1%
2016 76.8% 60.4% 16.4%

GCSE A*-C in English or Maths: Girls v Boys 2015-2016

2015 Girls Boys
English 75.5% 48.5%
Maths 73.4% 80.2%
2016 Girls Boys
English 71.6% 54.5%
Maths 71.6% 68.3%

 

Other Information

St Joseph’s Ebacc (English Baccalaureate) figure is 33.7%.

St Joseph’s post-Y11 NEET (not in education, employment or training) figure is 0% and has been for three years.

The amount of students identified as in education for at least two months after leaving St Joseph’s Sixth Form is 93%. This is above the national average of 88% and well above the local authority average of 85%.