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Education

Year 6 pupils from Manorside Academy celebrated with a graduation ceremony before leaving for secondary school

We’re off to secondary school: youngsters don cap and gowns for graduation ceremony

LAUNCHING INTO SECONDARY SCHOOL: Children from Bransgore Primary School and the water rockets they made during the annual STEM Day

Pupils launch into secondary school with fun day of learning

Cuddles Nursery

Nursery unveils new look as it celebrates outstanding results

Ringwood School head teacher Chris Edwards with students who received certificates from Lesley Waters for their work during the school's healthy eating week. Picture: Kimberley Phipp

Students presented with award for taking on healthy eating challenge

RETIRING: Chris Edwards

Popular head to retire after 33 years of teaching

The NSPCC is calling on the government to enforce DBS checks for private tutors

Why don't private tutors need a criminal records check, says NSPCC

GREAT LENGTHS: Avonbourne Trust is getting behind Sixth Form student and long jump star Patrick Sylla, centre

The Bournemouth long jumper representing GB at the World Juniors

Talbot Heath Junior School say goodbye to their head, Karen Leahy..

School bids farewell to popular teacher after 29 years

Young people from Glenmoor Academy, Winton Academy and St Aldhelm's Academy graduate from the Jon Egging Trust (JET) youth engagement initiative.

Ceremony for students graduating from Jon Egging Trust

The school going viral with their Justin Timberlake tribute video

The school going viral with their Justin Timberlake tribute video

PICTURES: Parkstone and Poole Grammar Year 13 prom

PICTURES: Parkstone and Poole Grammar Year 13 prom

Twins heading for careers on stage thank their school for their 'love of learning'

Twins heading for careers on stage thank their school for their 'love of learning'

CRISIS MEETING: Parents attended a meeting at Parkfield School after plans to move to a new site in Hurn (pictured) were delayed. Inset: David McIntosh

Parents say their kids are happy at Parkfield School before crisis meeting

The proposed Parkfield School site at Hurn

What exactly is happening with Parkfield? Bournemouth's only free school in chaos

Teachers on strike: which schools are closed?

UPDATE: Teachers on strike - is your school open or closed on Tuesday?

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Parents fuming after school fails to tell them summer term will end three days earlier

Hundreds more AUB students celebrate graduation on the beach today: all the names

Hundreds more AUB students celebrate graduation on the beach today: all the names

Teachers across Dorset due to strike on Tuesday

Teachers across Dorset due to strike on Tuesday

Council education expert to take the reins at academy trust

Council education expert to take the reins at academy trust

Tiny village school wins praise for 'distinctive Christian character'

Tiny village school wins praise for 'distinctive Christian character'

The Gryphon School, based in Sherborne, won the 2016 Be Your Best Rock Challenge Southern Open Final A

Students dance their way to success in Rock Challenge Southern Final

Hordle Church of England Primary School pupils with head teacher Fiona Adams

School ‘heroes’ recognised in prestigious Teaching Awards

PICTURES: St Edward's School Year 11 prom

PICTURES: St Edward's School Year 11 prom

KEEPING FIT: Health and fitness sessions will take place at the Bournemouth University Festival of Learning

Raveminton to kids sport camps: BU’s Festival of Learning is back!

Hot meals axed at infant school because 'it's teachers or temperature'

Hot meals axed at infant school because 'it's teachers or temperature'

PICTURES: BU's Multimedia Journalism farewell ball at Bar So

PICTURES: BU's Multimedia Journalism farewell ball at Bar So

COMPETE: Pupils from The Gryphon School in Sherborne have made it through to the southern finals of Rock Challenge

Four Dorset schools through to Rock Challenge regional finals

Christchurch Junior School science teacher Helen Ellis receives a Primary Science Teaching Trust award. .Helen with her award and pupils at the school. ..

Christchurch primary school science teacher wins national award for 'excelling in tough conditions'

Council approves £1.4m Linwood School refurbishment

Council approves £1.4m Linwood School refurbishment

Bournemouth University research shows cold classrooms affect exam results

Bournemouth University research shows cold classrooms affect exam results

Children from Trinity First School in Verwood, with Wayne Sayers, sustainable transport officer at Dorset County Council, and Rachel Alcock-Hodgson, Sustans school officer

Council's scooter competition designed to get more children taking their hour or exercise a day

Pupils get to plan their dream school day as thank you for outstanding Ofsted

Pupils get to plan their dream school day as thank you for outstanding Ofsted

Burton Primary School head teacher Dean Buckland with pupils to celebrate their recent Ofsted report..

Primary celebrates Ofsted rating after making “major improvements”

Explorer Alistair Humphreys will be the special guest at the BU Festival of Learning 2016

Adventurer to be special guest at BU’s Festival of Learning

Forensics students at Bournemouth University unearthed simulated World War I graves at Trigon Estate, near Wareham

BU forensics students unearth 'WW1 graves' on estate

Pupils at Stourfield Junior School who are taking part in a fun run to Boscombe Pier and back to help raise money for a new running track at their school..

PICTURES: Pupils running mile-a-day take to beach to help fund new track

Students at Ephiphany School who have been making hundreds of pom poms..

The old-school pastime that's persuaded these students away from their screens

“Transformed” primary school receives ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted

“Transformed” primary school receives ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted

Want to go to university but don't think you can afford it? Read this

Want to go to university but don't think you can afford it? Read this

Poole students company judged best young enterprise in Britain

Poole students company judged best young enterprise in Britain

New Sats test so hard it made children cry, say parents

New Sats test so hard it made children cry, say parents

OUT OF THIS WORLD: Young pupils at Park School are growing seeds which have been to space

Pupils plant Tim Peake’s space seeds for experiment

BBC’s Becky Gregory-Clarke presents at Centre for Digital Entertainment

BU students create apps to help people with dementia

The opening of Heatherlands Primary School's newly refurbished garden..

Green-fingered pupils celebrate new school garden

ECO-WARRIORS: Children from Ringwood Waldorf School on their Cycle to School day

Pupils cycle miles to school to help the environment

Nicky Morgan

U-turn over plans to turn all schools in England into academies

Talbot Heath School celebrates 130 years. Group picture of current staff, old staff, current pupils and ex pupils..

Happy birthday to us! Talbot Heath celebrates 130 years of education

Hundreds sign petition as school forces students to do four A-levels instead of three and one AS

Hundreds sign petition as school forces students to do four A-levels instead of three and one AS

CELEBRATION: St Clements Pre-School celebrates receiving an outstanding rating in its latest Ofsted report

Pre-school receives glowing report from Ofsted inspectors

OUTSTANDING: Longspee Academy celebrate their Ofsted report.

School taken over by academies trust rated “outstanding”

Local schools

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Primary Schools (Key Stage 2)

  • Allenbourn Middle School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 78%
    • 2013 - 75%

    Average points score: 28.8

  • Ashley Junior School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 82%
    • 2013 - 81%

    Average points score: 28.8

  • Avonbourne College

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 -
    • 2013 -

    Average points score:

  • Baden-Powell and St Peter's Church of England Junior School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 86%
    • 2013 - 81%

    Average points score: 30.5

  • Bearwood Primary and Nursery School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 79%
    • 2013 - 81%

    Average points score: 27.9

  • Beaucroft Foundation School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 0%
    • 2013 - 0%

    Average points score: 12.6

  • Bethany Church of England Junior School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 81%
    • 2013 - 51%

    Average points score: 28.4

  • Bishop Aldhelm's Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 72%
    • 2013 - 76%

    Average points score: 28.5

  • Branksome Heath Junior School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 62%
    • 2013 - 61%

    Average points score: 26.9

  • Broadstone Middle School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 -
    • 2013 -

    Average points score:

  • Broadstone Middle School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 76%
    • 2013 - 69%

    Average points score: 29.1

  • Burley Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 71%
    • 2013 - 86%

    Average points score: 28.2

  • Burton Church of England Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 79%
    • 2013 - 76%

    Average points score: 29.1

  • Canford Heath Junior School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 85%
    • 2013 - 85%

    Average points score: 29.6

  • Christ The King Catholic Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 63%
    • 2013 - 75%

    Average points score: 26.5

  • Christchurch Junior School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 76%
    • 2013 - 77%

    Average points score: 28.7

  • Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 86%
    • 2013 - 86%

    Average points score: 29.6

  • Emmanuel Middle Church of England Voluntary Aided School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 82%
    • 2013 - 73%

    Average points score: 28.7

  • Ferndown Middle School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 64%
    • 2013 - 73%

    Average points score: 27.3

  • Hamworthy Park Junior School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 50%
    • 2013 - 66%

    Average points score: 26.4

  • Haymoor Junior School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 76%
    • 2013 - 60%

    Average points score: 27.9

  • Heatherlands Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 -
    • 2013 -

    Average points score:

  • Heathlands Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 68%
    • 2013 - 70%

    Average points score: 27.1

  • Highcliffe St Mark Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 75%
    • 2013 - 81%

    Average points score: 28.5

  • Hill View Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 73%
    • 2013 - 72%

    Average points score: 28.4

  • Hillbourne School and Nursery

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 66%
    • 2013 - 43%

    Average points score: 27.0

  • King's Park Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 60%
    • 2013 - 67%

    Average points score: 25.9

  • Kingsleigh Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 76%
    • 2013 - 75%

    Average points score: 28.1

  • Kinson Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 61%
    • 2013 - 60%

    Average points score: 26.9

  • Linwood School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 0%
    • 2013 - 0%

    Average points score: 13.5

  • Lockyer's Middle School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 81%
    • 2013 - 76%

    Average points score: 29.0

  • Longfleet Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 77%
    • 2013 - 72%

    Average points score: 29.1

  • Longspee School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 22%
    • 2013 - 0%

    Average points score: 20.0

  • Malmesbury Park Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 70%
    • 2013 - 58%

    Average points score: 27.2

  • Manorside Primary School

    Percentage of pupils achieving Level 4 English & maths
    • 2014 - 41%
    • 2013 - 50%

    Average points score: 24.1

Secondary Schools (Key Stage 4)

  • Avonbourne College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 56%
    • 2012 - 53%
    • 2013 - 60%
    • 2014 - 54%
  • Ballard School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 87%
    • 2012 - 84%
    • 2013 - 69%
    • 2014 - 69%
  • Beaucroft Foundation School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 0%
    • 2012 - 0%
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - NE
  • Bournemouth Collegiate School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 67%
    • 2012 - 73%
    • 2013 - 70%
    • 2014 - 53%
  • Bournemouth School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 99%
    • 2012 - 98%
    • 2013 - 99%
    • 2014 - 94%
  • Bournemouth School for Girls

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 100%
    • 2012 - 99%
    • 2013 - 99%
    • 2014 - 100%
  • Canford School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 99%
    • 2012 - 98%
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - 0%
  • Carter Community School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - NA
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - 29%
  • Corfe Hills School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 62%
    • 2012 - 53%
    • 2013 - 60%
    • 2014 - 45%
  • Ferndown Upper School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 47%
    • 2012 - 49%
    • 2013 - 50%
    • 2014 - 52%
  • Glenmoor School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - NA
    • 2013 - NA
    • 2014 - 68%
  • Harewood College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 42%
    • 2012 - 51%
    • 2013 - 46%
    • 2014 - 42%
  • Highcliffe School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 66%
    • 2012 - 57%
    • 2013 - 74%
    • 2014 - 61%
  • Kings Bournemouth

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - NA
    • 2013 - SUPP
    • 2014 - 0%
  • Langside School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - SUPP
    • 2012 - SUPP
    • 2013 - SUPP
    • 2014 - SUPP
  • Leaf Studio

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - NA
    • 2013 - 48%
    • 2014 - 49%
  • Linwood School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 0%
    • 2012 - 0%
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - 0%
  • Lytchett Minster School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 58%
    • 2012 - 56%
    • 2013 - 64%
    • 2014 - 59%
  • Magna Academy

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - NA
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - 57%
  • Montacute School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - SUPP
    • 2013 - NE
    • 2014 - SUPP
  • Oak Academy

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 45%
    • 2012 - 50%
    • 2013 - 45%
    • 2014 - 32%
  • Parkfield School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - NA
    • 2013 - NA
    • 2014 -
  • Parkstone Grammar School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 98%
    • 2012 - 100%
    • 2013 - 100%
    • 2014 - 97%
  • Poole Grammar School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 97%
    • 2012 - 99%
    • 2013 - 97%
    • 2014 - 95%
  • Poole High School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 44%
    • 2012 - 46%
    • 2013 - 55%
    • 2014 - 45%
  • Portfield School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - SUPP
    • 2012 - NA
    • 2013 - NE
    • 2014 - NE
  • Purbeck View School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - NA
    • 2013 - NE
    • 2014 - NE
  • Queen Elizabeth's School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 57%
    • 2012 - 59%
    • 2013 - 51%
    • 2014 - 62%
  • Ringwood School Academy

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 66%
    • 2012 - 64%
    • 2013 - 66%
    • 2014 - 70%
  • Ringwood Waldorf School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - NA
    • 2013 - NE
    • 2014 - NE
  • Sheiling School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - SUPP
    • 2012 - NA
    • 2013 - SUPP
    • 2014 - SUPP
  • St Aldhelm's Academy

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 3%
    • 2012 - 28%
    • 2013 - 31%
    • 2014 - 17%
  • St Edward's Roman Catholic/Church of England Schoo

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 52%
    • 2012 - 52%
    • 2013 - 64%
    • 2014 - 56%
  • St Peter's Catholic Comprehensive School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 65%
    • 2012 - 63%
    • 2013 - 60%
    • 2014 - 67%
  • Switched-On Christian School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - NA
    • 2013 - NA
    • 2014 - NE
  • Talbot Heath School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 98%
    • 2012 - 98%
    • 2013 - 100%
    • 2014 - 100%
  • The Arnewood School Academy

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 68%
    • 2012 - 75%
    • 2013 - 56%
    • 2014 - 58%
  • The Bishop of Winchester Academy

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 38%
    • 2012 - 43%
    • 2013 - 63%
    • 2014 - 64%
  • The Bourne Academy

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 46%
    • 2012 - 36%
    • 2013 - 60%
    • 2014 - 55%
  • The Grange School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 48%
    • 2012 - 39%
    • 2013 - 47%
    • 2014 - 45%
  • The Swanage School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - NA
    • 2013 - NA
    • 2014 -
  • Tregonwell Academy

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 0%
    • 2012 - 0%
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - 0%
  • Twynham School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 71%
    • 2012 - 58%
    • 2013 - 65%
    • 2014 - 70%
  • Victoria Education Centre

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 0%
    • 2012 - 0%
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - 0%
  • Winchelsea School

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - 0%
    • 2012 - 0%
    • 2013 - 0%
    • 2014 - NE
  • Winton Arts and Media College

    Percentage of pupils attaining 5+ GCSEs at A*-C (or equivalent) including English and maths
    • 2011 - NA
    • 2012 - NA
    • 2013 - NA
    • 2014 - 51%

Sixth Forms & Colleges (Key Stage 5)

  • Avonbourne College

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • D+
  • Bournemouth Collegiate School

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • C-
  • Bournemouth School

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • B-
  • Bournemouth School for Girls

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • B-
  • Canford School

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • B+
  • Corfe Hills School

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • C-
  • Ferndown Upper School

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • D+
  • Highcliffe School

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • C-
  • Kings Bournemouth

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • SUPP
  • Leaf Studio

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • C-
  • Lytchett Minster School

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • C
  • Magna Academy

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • NE
  • Oak Academy

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • C-
  • Parkfield School

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
  • Parkstone Grammar School

    Average point score per A level entry expressed as a grade
    • B-

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