Academy Performance Data

Academy Performance Data

Co-op Academy Stoke-on-Trent 2019 GCSE Results

A school is more than a set of results. However, GCSE results matter as they enable our students to take the next steps in their lives and reach their potential.  2019 was yet again a brilliant year for the academy!

Record number of passes in English and maths!

Highest ever (16%) number of top grades in maths (grades 9-7)!

Record results in RE; PE; business studies; engineering and music!

2016/17 2017/18 2018/19
Result Result Result
Grade 7 or above in both English and maths GCSE 4% 4% 6%
Grade 5 (strong pass) or above in both English and maths GCSE 23% 36% 33%
Grade 4 (pass) or above in both English and maths GCSE 43% 53% 58%

In 2018, our progress scores were the highest of any non-selective school in Stoke-on-Trent and we had the highest grades in English and maths of any secondary school in the north of the city.

We were visited by Ofsted in November 2017 and they agreed that we were a “good school with outstanding features”.  Our “outstanding” feature was deemed to be “personal development, behaviour and welfare”.

The growing number of our former students are going on to further study at university.  We have seen a growth of over 400% in our former students who are going on to university study.

Progress 8 Score = -0.16

English and Maths (Basics Measure) – 9 to 5 = 32%

English and Maths (Basics Measure) – 9 to 4 = 57%

Attainment 8 Score = 41.41

English Language / Literature (Best of) – 9 to 5 = 53%

English Language / Literature (Best of) – 9 to 4 = 72%

Maths – 9 to 5 = 41%

Maths – 9 to 4 = 63%

% Achieving EBacc (Standard Pass) = 8%

% Achieving EBacc (Strong Pass) = 6%

Co-op Academy Stoke-on-Trent 2018 GCSE Results

This year was a huge success for our students in their GCSEs.  The academy and its students celebrated record levels of attainment which made it the highest attaining secondary school in the north of Stoke-on-Trent (numbers of students gaining a “strong pass 5+) in both English and maths).  Our results are the most rapidly rising GCSE results in the city.

The main measure of school effectiveness is published at the end of September / early October called Progress 8 (found at https://www.gov.uk/school-performance-tables).  Provisionally the academy should have one of the strongest Progress 8 scores in the city and in the region.

Progress 8 Score = +0.24 (this is an estimate and places the academy in the top 25% of all schools nationally)

English and Maths (Basics Measure) – 9 to 5 = 35%  (+12% from 2017)

English and Maths (Basics Measure) – 9 to 4 = 53% (+10%)

Attainment 8 Score = 41.66 (+1.06)

English Language / Literature (Best of) – 9 to 5 = 49% (+11%)

English Language / Literature (Best of) – 9 to 4 = 70% (+5%)

Maths – 9 to 5 = 42% (+15%)

Maths – 9 to 4 = 60% (+12%)

% Achieving EBacc (Standard Pass) = 4.6% (+2.5%)

% Achieving EBacc (Strong Pass) = 3.1% (+1.5%)

The Co-op Academy’s results from 2017 are shown below.

The headline figure of Progress 8 puts the Academy in the top third of all schools nationally for the second consecutive year. This year the GCSEs in English and maths were graded 9-1  and the other GCSEs were graded A*-G.

Our 2017 results put us 5th out of all the schools in Stoke-on-Trent. You can find the Top 5 performing schools at the bottom of this page.

You can find out more about local school performance across Stoke-on-Trent through The Sentinel article here.

The latest 2017 results are below:
Progress 8 Score = +0.11 (top third of all schools nationally)
  • En+Ma (Basics Measure) – 9 to 5 = 23%
  • En+Ma (Basics Measure) – 9 to 4 = 43%
  • Attainment 8 Score = 40.6
  • EngLang / Lit (Best of) – 9 to 5 = 38%
  • EngLang / Lit (Best of) – 9 to 4 = 65%
  • Eng Lang – 9 to 5 = 32%
  • Eng Lang – 9 to 4 = 53%
  • Maths – 9 to 5 = 27%
  • Maths – 9 to 4 = 48%
  • % Achieving EBacc = 1.5%
2016 results
  • En+Ma A* to C (Basics Measure) = 46.2% (Up 3.1% on last year)
  • Progress 8 = +0.14 (Up 0.21 on last year)
  • Attainment 8 = 4.49 (Up 0.44 on last year)
  • English A* to C 71.2% (Up 8.4% on last year)
  • Maths A* to C = 49.2% (Up 1.4% on last year)
  • % Achieving Ebacc Qualification = 7.6% (Up 3.2% on last year)
  • English Expected Progress = 85.1% (Up 4.8% on last year) More than Expected Progress = 43.8% (Up 19.4% on last year)
  • Maths Expected Progress = 60.7% (Up 15.5% on last year) More than Expected Progress = 18% (Up 3.7% on last year)

The Academy was very pleased with the GCSE results this year.  In every major indictor the results improved and this was against a national picture of decline.

More information on the performance of our Academy can be found on

The Department of Education Performance Tables

Eng Lang – 9 to 4 = 53%
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Top 5 Stoke-on-Trent Schools

1. St. Joseph’s College (Trent Vale)
2. Co-op Academy Stoke-on-Trent (Tunstall)
3. Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy (Blurton)
4. The Excel Academy (Sneyd Green)
5. Ormiston Meridian Academy (Meir)
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