Exam and Assessment Results

Impact of Covid 19

Educational performance data based on tests, assessments or exams for 2019/2020 will not be published as per the Government’s announcement.

Performance Data

You can view Millbay Academy Performance Data here

Key stage 4 (end of secondary school) results

(Centre Assessed Grades for KS4) 

This year has been a challenge for all our students. However, Millbay Academy were expecting great outcomes and improvements for our students. We are really pleased with this year’s results and it shows the hard work our students have invested in their future. Our students have moved on to some exciting destinations and we wish them the best of luck.

Our GCSE Results Headlines 2020:

30 Grade 9s were awarded and 20% of all Grades across all subjects were 7 or higher!

60% of students gained Grade 5 or higher in English!

80% of students gained Grade 4 or above in English!

75% of students achieved a 4 or above in GCSE Art!

100% of students achieved a 4 or above in Food Preparation and Nutrition GCSE!

83% achieved 4 or above in Spanish!

87.5% achieved 4 or above in Performing Arts!


97% of students progressed to further education or A’Levels!

2.5% of students went into training or apprenticeships.

Results for 2018/19

Key stage 2 (end of primary school) results

  • average progress scores in reading -3.96, writing -1.65 and maths -4.80
  • average ‘scaled scores’ in reading 99.8 and maths 99.5
  • percentage of pupils who achieved the expected standard or above in reading, writing and maths 31%
  • percentage of pupils who achieved a high level of attainment in reading, writing and maths 5%

Key stage 4 (end of secondary school) results

  • progress 8 score -1.58
  • attainment 8 score 23.20
  • percentage of pupils who achieved a strong pass (grade 5 or above) in English and maths at the end of key stage 4 5%
  • percentage of pupils achieving the English Baccalaureate (EBacc). In 2017, this was the percentage of pupils achieving the EBacc, so pupils who got a grade 5 or above in English and maths, and a grade C or above in the science, humanities and language pillars of the EBacc. In 2018, the EBacc attainment measure will change to an average point score (EBacc APS), showing pupils’ point scores across the 5 pillars of the EBacc 3%

We suggest that schools also publish the percentage of students staying in education or going into employment after key stage 4 (pupil destinations).