Progress 8 figures, which give schools a positive or negative score, measure the progress that pupils make from Key Stage 2 in primary school right up to the end of their GCSEs in Key Stage 4.
It was introduced in 2016 as a fairer way to assess a school’s academic performance, rather than simply looking at raw grades and outcomes.
A score above zero means pupils have achieved better results on average at their school than at other schools across England that got similar results at the end of Key Stage 2.
This means they have achieved an ‘above average’ score.
The figures show that one school in Blackpool received an ‘above average’ score.
13 schools recorded no Progress 8 scores.
These were Tower Learning Centre Independent School, Woodlands School, Lancashire Alternative Provision, Lotus School, Blackpool and the Fylde College, Poplar House School, Red Rose School, St Annes College Grammar School, Great Arley School, Red Marsh School, AKS Lytham and Rossall School.
Piers Morgan, the broadcaster, may have finally blown apart the long-running Royal “racism row” when he named on his Talk TV show two members of the Royal family a new book claims were the individuals so disgracefully implicated by the Duchess of Sussex. You may recall that Morgan was sacked by ITV when he said, after the Sussexes’ interview with Oprah, that he didn’t believe a word Meghan had said. Like millions of us, he has had enough of this manipulative, malevolent nonsense, apparently calc
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Henry Nicholls/ReutersThe British royal family is reportedly taking legal advice after Piers Morgan named the two so-called “royal racists” on his Talk TV show in Britain on Wednesday night. Buckingham Palace is “considering all options,” including taking legal action, the Mirror reported after Morgan said the names of the two senior royals that had featured in the Dutch version of Endgame, Omid Scobie’s new book. The names appeared in a section about who had discussed the skin color of Meghan M
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