Performance Tables

Progress 8 (GCSE)

This score shows how much progress pupils at this school made between the end of key stage 2 and the end of key stage 4, compared to pupils across England who got similar results at the end of key stage 2. This is based on results in up to 8 qualifications, which include English, maths, 3 English Baccalaureate qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications.

  2018 2019
Thomas Bennett Community College progress score -0.51 -0.52
Progress description Below average Below average
West Sussex state-funded schools 0.05 0.06
National state-funded schools -0.02 -0.03

Grade 5 or above in English & Maths GCSEs

The table below tells you the percentage of pupils who achieved grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSEs. Reformed GCSEs are graded 1 (low) to 9 (high). Grade 5 in the new grading is a similar level of achievement to a high grade C or low grade B in the old grading.

  2018 2019
Thomas Bennett Community College 19% 27.30%
Local Authority Average 43.60% 42.50%
England Average 43.30% 43.00%

Attainment 8 (GCSE)

Schools get a score based on how well pupils have performed in up to 8 qualifications, which include English, maths, 3 English Baccalaureate qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications. 

  2018 2019
Thomas Bennett Community College 34.5 35.9
West Sussex state-funded schools 46.6 46.8
National state-funded schools 46.5 46.5

English Baccalaureate

The English Baccalaureate (E-Bacc) is a performance measure that includes student’s performance in the following subjects English, maths, science, geography, history and MFL. 

English Baccalaureate 2019 - APS
Thomas Bennett Community College 3.21
Local Authority Average 4.11
England Average 4.06

Staying in education or entering employment after Key Stage 4

This shows the number of pupils who either stayed in education or went into employment after finishing Key Stage 4 (after year 11, usually aged 16). This is for pupils who finished year 11 in 2016, which is the most recent data currently available. This figure covers any sustained education or employment destination. 

Staying in education or entering employment 2019
Thomas Bennett Community College 89%
Local Authority Average 94%
England 94%

Sixth Form Performance 2017-18

A link to our 16 to 18 performance data can be found here:

Final Data for 2017-2018