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Attainment Headlines 2022

GCSE Progress & Attainment
Strengths of Outcomes at KS4

These outcomes clearly demonstrate that students achieve highly in Maths and English at Roding Valley High School.

  • Students make very good progress in both Maths and English
  • Indicative Progress 8 score +0.32, this demonstrates that students make very good progress across their range of GCSEs subjects studied. It provides assurance that our students make very good progress regardless of their individual starting points.
  • The school is ambitious towards the Ebacc and the study of the more traditional subjects, including History, Geography and a modern foreign language. The majority of our students study either Spanish or French at GCSE. All students study science.
  • Within our family of schools in Essex with similar prior attainment, we have achieved highly.

The results have shown continued improvement over the last 4 years and this is attributable to the school improvement strategies that have been consistently implemented and our relentless focus on the teaching and learning, even though the pandemic.

Breaking down the Progress 8 measure into the different components, the progress of students is consistent across all elements.

Headline Comparison with 2019

























Students with High Prior attainment achieved 100% 5+ English & Maths and 59% 7+ English & Maths. Overall, for Boys the G5+ English & Maths was 56 % which places these students in the top 5% of schools nationally (based on 2019 headlines)

Gender Comparison




The progress measure above shows that boys and girls make similar progress with students achieving around a third of a grade higher in each subject that they were expected to do.





There were three EHCP students in Year 11 last year. The results below show that EHCP students do incredibly well at Roding Valley and achieve well above what is expected for all students in terms of the progress they make.
















The outcomes for students who have English as an Additional Language (EAL) has seen improved outcomes over the last year. As our cohort has grown, additional strategies have been put in place.

Grade Summary

In the Core Subjects, the results were above or in line with the National Average for all subjects. This shows that students achieve consistently well across all subjects.
























The final column in the table above (Subject Progress Index) shows that in many subjects, students are making more progress than other students with the same starting point. The vast majority of subjects are positive.






Disadvantaged Students


There were 39 students who were classed as disadvantaged

  • 48.7% achieved 4+ English and Maths
  • 33.3% achieved 5 + English and Maths
  • Indicative Progress 8: -0.06, this is in line with the expected progress for all students At Roding Valley, we support all students to achieve their full potential, and put support in for those that need it due to other factors.

Post 16 Results 2022

Attainment Headlines


Strengths at KS5

Our post 16 provision offers an outstanding level of education as evidence by these outcomes and destinations.

  • 68% of Grades awarded at A level were at A*-B
  • 13% of students achieve the minimum grades of AAB in two facilitating subjects
  • Average grade achieved B

Grade Summary

A Levels (cf.2019)















BTEC/CTEC Single Qualifications (no vocational courses were examined in 2019)





BTEC / CTEC Double Qualifications


Level 3 Mathematical Studies


Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)





In 2019, the ALPS Provider score was 6 (a good provider), now a 3 (an outstanding provider) indicative of the school improvements and embedded consistency. This shows that students at Roding Valley make better progress than students across the country.

Below is the comparison for each subject if it was also offered in 2019