Year 6 SATs

The Year 6 SATs results published in the summer of 2019 show the positive progress achieved by pupils at Key Stage 2. The table below shows the percentage of pupils who achieved at or above the expected level in the key areas of the primary curriculum:

  % of pupils at or above expected level 
Reading 84% 
Mathematics 72%
Writing 86%

EGPS (English, Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling)


65% of pupils achieved the expected standard or above in Reading, Writing and Maths, with 7% of pupils achieving a higher level of attainment in their combined Reading, Writing and Maths. 

The average scaled scores are calculated from pupils' raw score in each test. Children who achieve a score of 100 or above will have met the expected standard. The average scaled scores for Reading and Maths were: 

  • Reading: 104.3
  • Maths: 103.6

The average progress scores for Reading, Writing and Maths are the following:

  • Reading: +0.2
  • Writing: +0.5
  • Maths: -1.4

Note: These are provisional progress scores and will be confirmed when the KS2 results are officially released in early December 2019.

Year 11 GCSE

In the summer of 2019, 80% of GCSEs were graded 4-9. 

This outstanding achievement has seen the School reach higher than the national average in all key government measures, with pupils achieving the following:

  • Progress 8 score = 0.43. The national average is 0.00. Progress 8 data, which indicates academic progress, places the Royal Alexandra and Albert School in the top 8% of schools in England for value added. This means that, on average, pupils achieved more than a third of a grade higher than would be expected, in each of their subjects. 
  • Attainment 8 score = 51.36. This is an increase from 2017/18, and shows that pupils' average grade is a strong pass. 
  • 78% of pupils achieved a good pass of grade 4 and above in English and Maths, with 50% of pupils achieving a grade 5 and above.
  • This year, 20% of all GCSEs were graded 7/ A or above.
  • 48% of pupils entered the EBacc qualification. The average point score (EBacc APS) was 4.64.  
  • 90% of students stayed in education after Year 11.

Sixth Form

42% of all A Levels taken in the summer of 2019 were graded A*-B. 

Of the students whose destinations is known, 87% secured a place at university, 3% entered an apprenticeship, 3% entered employment, and 7% are taking a gap year. 

Destinations of Leavers 2019

School Performance Tables and Department for Education School Performance Tables