Exam Results & Destinations

Walsall Studio School is a 14-19 Academy, students complete their studio school education at the end of KS5 and progress onto university or directly into employment including apprenticeships. 

End of KS5 (2018)

All students in KS5 follow a study programme with a vocational core aim.
Average Grade: Distinction

Progress (Value Added): +0.48

Average Grade [Disadvantaged Students]: Distinction

Progress (Value Added) [Disadvantaged Students]: +0.73

End of KS4 (2018) – DFE Statement 

Schools and colleges not covering full Progress 8 period

Some schools start educating pupils partway through the 5-year period covered by Progress 8, which should be taken into account when comparing their results with schools that start at Key Stage 3. Progress 8 is not the most appropriate performance measure for university technical colleges, studio schools and some further education colleges. These establishments typically start educating pupils at age 14, with a focus on preparing pupils for their future careers by providing an integrated academic and professional education. Other headline measures, particularly pupil destinations, are more important for these establishments. 

DFE Performance tables


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