Performance Data
“In lessons, pupils work hard and behave well. Teachers have high expectations of pupils, and pupils respond respectfully and enthusiastically. As a result, pupils achieve well in GCSE and A Level examinations.” – Ofsted, 2019

DfE Performance tables

The DfE produce performance tables for all schools. See attached link to take you to our school’s page.  

Oriel High School – Find school and college performance data in England – GOV.UK (

School Performance 2023

Key Stage 4 Results

Progress 8 score: +0.03

Attainment 8 score: 47.3 (Local authority average: 46.4)

Pupils achieving a grade 4 or above in GCSE English and maths: 72% (Local authority average: 67%)

Pupils achieving a grade 5 or above in GCSE English and maths: 45% (Local authority average: 45%)

English Baccalaureate (EBacc) average point score: 4.03 (Local authority average: 4.03)

95% of pupils stayed in education or entered employment after key stage 4.

Key Stage 5 Data

Average attainment grade (Academic qualifications, including A level qualifications): B-

(Local authority average: B-)

Average attainment grade (Applied general qualifications): Distinction

(Local authority average: Distinction-)

Average attainment grade (Tech levels, occupational qualifications): Distinction

(Local authority average: Merit+)

98.7% of students completed their main study program. (Local authority average: 93.4%)

92% of pupils progressed to further education or entered employment at 18. (Local authority average: 81%)

A matter of crucial importance to us is the process of enrolling students onto the right programme of courses for them as an individual. The right courses to us means that our students then have greater enjoyment of their studies, greater chance of achieving success providing the first step in successfully establishing future

progression and pathways” – Helen Everitt, Deputy Headteacher