GCSE: North East

Children, Schools and Families written question – answered on 11th January 2010.

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Photo of Jim Cousins Jim Cousins Labour, Newcastle upon Tyne Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what percentage of students (a) achieved (i) no GCSEs, (ii) five GCSEs at grade A* to C, (iii) English GCSE at grade A* to C, (iv) mathematics GCSE at grade A* to C and (b) were eligible for free school meals in each secondary school in the (A) Newcastle upon Tyne, (B) county of Northumberland and (C) boroughs of North Tyneside and Gateshead in each year from 2003 to 2009.

Photo of Vernon Coaker Vernon Coaker Minister of State (Department for Children, Schools and Families) (Schools and Learners)

School-level figures for 2009 will become available in January 2010.

The tables provide 2005 to 2008 data on the consistent basis of pupils at the end of key stage 4. Data for the period 2003 to 2008 on a consistent basis can be produced only at disproportionate cost.

The tables contain figures for each maintained mainstream secondary school in each of the local authorities covering the areas requested.

Percentages of pupils at the end of key stage 4
Achieving 5 or more GCSEs at grade A*-C or equivalent Achieving no GCSEs at grade A*-G or equivalent Achieving GCSE English A*-C
Local authority School name 2005 2006 2007 2008 2005 2006 2007 2008 2005 2006 2007 2008
Newcastle upon Tyne Gosforth High School 58 65 73 76 2 1 2 1 68 64 69 70
Walbottle Campus Technology College 37 48 50 62 7 4 2 1 43 44 45 57
Walker Technology College 61 58 45 45 4 6 7 10 39 42 41 60
Benfield School 37 46 55 64 5 7 13 7 36 34 31 37
Kenton School 70 70 81 85 3 7 5 5 51 43 51 48
Heaton Manor School 63 63 64 67 3 4 1 2 59 59 62 55
West Gate Community College 22 44 50 56 8 11 12 12 14 14 15 18
All Saints College 40 32 48 43 16 10 5 9 11 28 28 37
St. Mary's Catholic Comprehensive School 49 50 60 85 5 12 2 1 47 50 54 57
St Cuthbert's High School 64 69 77 78 3 5 1 4 60 58 68 62
Sacred Heart High School 78 72 80 83 2 0 0 0 66 68 74 77
Northumberland Haydon Bridge Community High School and Sports College 66 63 66 69 2 2 3 2 68 69 66 57
Prudhoe Community High School 62 75 73 74 1 1 0 1 57 62 59 64
Ashington Community High School 42 43 42 54 4 4 6 4 44 51 50 51
Queen Elizabeth High School 74 73 78 84 0 1 1 1 77 72 73 79
Cramlington Learning Village 76 83 82 84 2 2 1 1 65 78 68 78
Ponteland Community High School 76 77 70 85 0 0 0 0 80 77 70 70
Hirst High School 44 45 28 46 11 7 7 10 37 32 29 41
Bedlingtonshire Community High School 43 44 52 53 1 3 2 2 53 55 54 47
Berwick Community High School 63 69 73 85 2 0 1 0 51 50 50 68
The Duchess's Community High School 60 62 61 68 1 2 2 2 69 64 55 62
Coquet High School 49 45 45 59 3 1 2 1 43 57 50 44
Blyth Community College 32 38 37 54 9 6 5 5 39 38 39 45
The King Edward VI School 77 80 80 87 1 0 0 0 70 76 77 87
St Benet Biscop Catholic Voluntary Aided High School 62 71 71 71 1 1 1 1 59 65 63 63
Astley Community High School 58 57 64 81 2 2 1 1 65 54 51 58
North Tyneside Marden High School-A Specialist maths, Science and Media Arts College 72 70 77 81 1 1 2 3 68 72 70 74
Norham Community Technology College 28 39 37 41 1 2 1 1 29 39 39 39
Whitley Bay High School 73 82 77 83 0 0 0 0 77 82 75 81
George Stephenson Community High School 44 48 69 66 2 4 3 4 61 61 72 70
Burnside Business and Enterprise College 48 59 58 72 0 0 1 2 54 63 53 65
Churchill Community College 35 55 47 61 12 8 2 3 26 31 30 41
Monkseaton Community High School 47 53 49 56 3 3 4 1 50 44 51 61
John Spence Community High School 54 66 76 78 2 1 0 0 41 63 70 69
Longbenton Community College 72 67 73 61 6 4 3 4 53 61 66 60
Seaton Burn College, A Specialist Business and Enterprise School 47 66 45 46 4 3 1 3 54 69 55 53
St. Thomas More Roman Catholic High School Aided 75 78 82 83 0 1 0 0 80 80 88 77
Gateshead Lord Lawson of Beamish Community School 78 78 79 78 1 3 2 2 59 59 53 49
Whickham School 78 84 87 85 2 1 1 2 65 64 72 67
Ryton Comprehensive School 59 62 72 73 2 0 0 1 59 63 57 60
Heworth Grange Comprehensive School 43 45 52 68 3 2 3 1 34 42 53 58
Hookergate School 39 52 42 70 7 6 1 0 36 47 45 54
Kingsmeadow Community Comprehensive School 57 60 60 42 8 7 5 6 40 41 35 31
Thomas Hepburn Community Comprehensive School 46 44 50 53 17 7 5 7 32 39 38 46
Joseph Swan School 58 70 77 74 8 8 4 5 37 50 51 56
Cardinal Hume Catholic School 71 78 85 97 3 6 1 1 52 55 75 77
St Thomas More Catholic School 100 100 99 99 0 0 0 1 86 80 78 84
Emmanuel College 96 99 97 98 0 0 0 1 92 96 95 95
Achieving GCSE maths A*-C Known to be eligible for free school meals
Local authority School name 2005 2006 2007 2008 2005 2006 2007 2008
Newcastle upon Tyne Gosforth High School 64 70 72 69 10 9 9 9
Walbottle Campus Technology College 30 35 29 39 10 12 13 12
Walker Technology College 21 24 26 32 35 35 34 35
Benfield School 34 38 40 35 30 31 27 27
Kenton School 36 29 45 48 28 22 20 18
Heaton Manor School 54 53 55 49 13 13 12 13
West Gate Community College 19 20 22 21 53 48 43 36
All Saints College 22 21 25 23 44 36 42 44
St. Mary's Catholic Comprehensive School 35 41 46 58 15 16 19 15
St. Cuthbert's High School 53 67 72 61 15 11 10 9
Sacred Heart High School 54 53 68 67 16 14 16 14
Northumberland Haydon Bridge Community High School and Sports College 49 58 58 45 6 5 5 6
Prudhoe Community High School 66 71 72 57 7 6 6 5
Ashington Community High School 37 43 48 44 13 12 12 12
Queen Elizabeth High School 65 65 67 78 3 3 3 3
Cramlington Learning Village 57 66 62 69 9 8 7 8
Ponteland Community High School 68 72 68 63 2 1 2 2
Hirst High School 29 28 33 37 26 23 21 23
Bedlingtonshire Community High School 44 45 50 48 11 12 11 15
Berwick Community High School 42 38 44 61 9 11 10 8
The Duchess's Community High School 60 63 56 61 6 5 6 4
Coquet High School 47 61 59 54 13 12 10 11
Blyth Community College 34 33 31 41 22 20 19 19
The King Edward VI School 68 74 74 78 4 3 3 4
St. Benet Biscop Catholic Voluntary Aided High School 63 64 62 57 7 7 7 7
Astley Community High School 56 59 59 68 9 7 8 7
North Tyneside Marden High School-A Specialist maths, Science and Media Arts College 65 65 71 81 4 5 6 5
Norham Community Technology College 32 45 34 38 25 23 25 23
Whitley Bay High School 67 71 64 67 4 3 3 3
George Stephenson Community High School 36 38 44 38 12 12 11 7
Burnside Business and Enterprise College 46 59 53 65 14 14 13 13
Churchill Community College 27 34 38 43 25 21 22 18
Monkseaton Community High School 38 48 49 57 12 11 10 7
John Spence Community High School 53 67 64 65 16 12 14 13
Longbenton Community College 60 61 57 63 16 14 15 13
Seaton Burn College, A Specialist Business and Enterprise School 38 40 43 38 15 13 12 13
St. Thomas More Roman Catholic High School Aided 79 73 74 77 7 7 7 8
Gateshead Lord Lawson of Beamish Community School 54 56 48 44 9 10 11 11
Whickham School 53 52 58 52 8 8 8 8
Ryton Comprehensive School 57 52 60 56 8 8 8 9
Heworth Grange Comprehensive School 50 47 49 59 22 19 19 19
Hookergate School 37 42 39 60 20 17 16 18
Kingsmeadow Community Comprehensive School 20 30 29 25 29 34 35 33
Thomas Hepburn Community Comprehensive School 15 36 40 42 40 40 38 37
Joseph Swan School 44 42 37 49 21 20 21 24
Cardinal Hume Catholic School 40 43 60 45 29 27 28 27
St Thomas More Catholic School 74 74 73 80 6 7 6 5
Emmanuel College 84 89 93 86 5 6 6 6

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