Performance indicators and statistics
Performance tables show how your local school compares.
You can compare with levels of performance in schools elsewhere, and with average levels in the local education authorities and across the country as a whole.
The tables cannot give a complete picture of a school, but they do provide a guide to how well a school or college is doing.
- Performance tables - Department for Education website (opens in a new window)
What to look for
The best guide to school performance of the figures shown on the tables is Value Added.
Rather than showing how many pupils reached a particular level, Value Added figures show how pupils have improved in their time in that school.
When looking into which school you would like your child to attend, we would recommend considering the ethos of the school as well as results, which can never give a full picture taken alone.