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GCSE Results 2018: All Altrincham secondary schools ranked

By David Prior at

Secondary schools across England have today had their GCSE results published by the Department for Education.

This year’s results are for last year’s academic year, which ended in the summer of 2018.

We’ve collated all the Altrincham schools into one list below.

We’ve ranked it by Attainment 8 score, which¬†is based on how well pupils have performed in up to eight qualifications, including English, maths, sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages.

Altrincham schools' GCSE performance 2018
School No of pupils Progress 8 score Grade 5 or above in English and maths Attainment 8
Altrincham Grammar School for Boys 181 Well above average 0.9 99% 78.8
Altrincham Grammar School for Girls 206 Well above average 1.12 99% 78.4
Loreto Grammar School 147 Well above average 0.81 96% 73.3
St Ambrose College 161 Well above average 0.51 96% 69.7
Wellington School 227 Above average 0.26 56% 52.7
North Cestrian School 48 Average -0.12 63% 51
Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College 193 Above average 0.27 48% 48.6
Altrincham College 163 Average -0.12 39% 46.5

Progress 8 score: This score shows how much progress pupils at this school made between the end of key stage 2 and the end of key stage 4, compared to pupils across England who got similar results at the end of key stage 2. This is based on results in up to eight qualifications, which include English, maths, three English Baccalaureate qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and three other additional approved qualifications.

Attainment 8 score: Schools get a score based on how well pupils have performed in up to 8 qualifications, which include English, maths, 3 English Baccalaureate qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications.

Pictured top: Pupils from Altrincham Grammar School for Girls on results day 2018