We are very proud of our students at Blackburn Central High School. They are smart, successful, polite, well behaved and keen to learn.
Blackburn Central High School 2019 GCSE Results
Progress 8 score of 0.172
Attainment 8 score of 4.13
52.1% achieved GCSEs grades 9-4 (A* to C) including English and Maths
27.5% achieved GCSEs grades 9-5 including English and Maths
53.3% entered English Baccalaureate
27.5% achieved English Baccalaureate
17.4% achieved ‘strong’ English Baccalaureate (English & Maths grade 5+)
99% of Year 11 leavers moved to education, employment and training
98% of Year 11 leavers continued in education, apprenticeships or traineeships
The English Baccalaureate was introduced by the Government to recognise achievement in a range of academic and challenging subjects. It is awarded to students who achieve 9-5 in each of English, Maths, two Sciences, a Modern Foreign Language and History or Geography. Nationally less than a quarter of students achieve the English Baccalaureate.
Progress 8 aims to capture the progress a student makes from the end of primary education to the end of secondary education. It is based on their performance across 8 qualifications.
A positive Progress 8 score means that we are adding more than expected value to the performance of our students. A more in-depth explanation of Progress 8 is available here.
How do we rate compared to other schools? Find out using the School Performance Comparison Service.