Progress 8 (P8) is a measure of how much better our students have performed at GCSE in comparison to students nationally with the same KS2 scores. This makes it a fair measure of progress. In 2019, the academy achieved a Progress 8 score of +0.72, making it the top performing schools in Leeds and well above the national average.
We pride ourselves in delivering a highly effective, broad and balanced curriculum which is challenging, engaging and personalised to meet the needs of every young person attending our provision. Thus, students make exceptional rates of progress across all subject areas. This is clear within our progress scores for 2019, which demonstrate how students at The Morley Academy are making greater progress in comparison to students nationally. As a result of our high standards, expectations, care and academic rigour, students from the disadvantaged backgrounds make strong progress. In 2019 disadvantaged students achieved, on average, two-thirds of a grade higher in each of their GCSE subjects than non-disadvantaged students of the same starting point nationally.
Progress of students at The Morley Academy, across all elements is stronger than students nationally. Within the EBacc basket, the value added by the science and humanities subjects was significantly above national average and in the highest 20% of schools nationally in 2019, as well as 2018 and 2017. This is crucial for the continued success of our students in further study and in the workplace.