Our focus on subject passion and excellence, underpinned by comprehensive support for all students, means that Sixth Form at King Edward’s produces consistently high academic outcomes which has put us in the top 3 in Northumberland for the last 5 years for both attainment and progress.

Year Progress:
Value Added*
Rank in
% of students
achieving grades ABB
in at least 2
facilitating subjects*
Rank in
20130.38 Sig +*1st14%3rd
20140.45 Sig +1st16%1st
20150.4 Sig +2nd14%1st
20160.26 Sig +2nd15%2nd
20170.21 Sig +2nd11%Not available
* Value added is a national measure which highlights the progress students have made at the end of Key Stage 5 based from their starting points which is their GCSE results at the end of y11
0.3 VA indicates that students on average achieve ⅓ of a grade more than other students of similar ability nationally.
* Facilitating subjects: Mathematics and Further Mathematics, English Literature, Physics. Biology, Chemistry, Geography, History and Languages (Classical and Modern)
* Sig+ – Significantly higher than expected.

Number of exams
taken at the end
of Y13