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A-level Successes

Congratulations to all our successful students on attaining excellent results in their A-level and AS-level exams.

Alevel table

Comparing Progress for Ages 16-19

  • The progress students have made is better than national averages in English (51%, National 16%) and Maths (15%, National 10%)
  • The progress students have made compared with students across England is positive (A-Level added score 0.04)
  • Average point score per A level entry is expressed as a grade C
  • Average point score per A level entry (on the new UCAS points system) is 25.87
  • The one year Access course in Year 12 has a retention rate of 77%.

Our Year 13 leavers transition to a wide range of destinations: universities, apprenticeships and work. The vast majority of our Year 12 Access course students move onto Level 3 courses at Allerton Grange.

Breakdown of Actual Student Destinations 2016 

Last Year’s Year 12 Destinations:

AGS Cohort 130 on School Roll (1% NEET 0% Unknown)

  • NEET 1 1- %
  • FE & Other School 6th Form College - 5%
  • Apprenticeships - 12%
  • Continuing in AGS 6th Form - 82%


Last Year’s Year 13 Destinations:

AGS Cohort 89 on School Roll (1% Unknown 0% NEET)

  • Unknown - 1%
  • Higher Education - 90% (This includes Gap year students with deferred entry & including 4% in HE Apprenticeships)
  • Extra Year at AGS - 2%
  • Apprenticeship - 7% (3% Advanced 4% HE)


Further Breakdown of Higher Education Progression from our Year 13 Leavers

  • Higher Education progression increased by 8% from last year (82%-90%)
  • 15% secured places with Russell Group Universities
  • 77% secured their chosen Higher Education or vocational area
  • 61% stayed locally & progressed onto Universities in Yorkshire & Humberside
  • 72% secured HE places with a competition ratio of 10:1 or more
  • 7% secured additional HE funding via Bursaries & Scholarships
  • 11% secured HE places having endured Health or Emotional Well Being Issues during their time in the 6th Form


2016 AGS Current on roll data

122 Year 12 students (including 10 external applicants)

107 Year 13 students

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- Prospective Parent
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- Prospective Parent
"Strong leadership and motivation with an emphasis on progress"
- Parent
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- Prospective Parent
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- Prospective Parent
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- Parent
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- Prospective Parent
"Staff are passionate and committed to developing and improving"
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